50 years ago
The Rev. Paul Christensen, pastor of Marietta's First Baptist Church, has been appointed chairman of the Citizens Advisory Committee on the Workable Program. The committee will organize citizen participation in community improvement and urban renewal.
100 years ago
The Marietta Merchants' Association offers a $50 reward for the apprehension of the vandals who defaced store windows on Front, Putnam, Second, and Greene streets. The damage appears to have been done with a rock or piece of iron, as the scratches were not cut deeply into the glass.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.