50 years ago
The Marietta store of Cussins & Fearn, along with 39 other company stores in Ohio, will celebrate the firm's 71 years of business with a sale. Starting as a hardware store in Columbus in 1893, Cussin & Fearn's Marietta branch store opened in 1962.
100 years ago
Washington County girls under age 18 have a chance to win free trips to Washington. There will be a baking contest for bread, cake cookies, and apple pie, as well as a lawn beautification contest. Awards will be made at the Washington County Fair in late August.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.