50 years ago
Dr. Charles E. Hirshey was named superintendent of schools by the Belpre City Board of Education. A native of Conneaut, Hirshey was given a three-year contract with a starting salary of $13,500.
100 years ago
Wendelken & Faust have secured the contract to erect a seven-room bungalow for Charlotte Sharp in the new Rathbone Heights addition. Miss Sharp's lot is located on Sunset Drive, overlooking Muskingum Drive and out of all high water.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.