50 years ago
The 23 members of the senior class at Lawrence High School will be addressed by Dr. Frank Duddy, president of Marietta College, at commencement. Ellen Thomas is the valedictorian, and Ila Becker and Lucy Decker tied for salutatorian honors.
100 years ago
Marietta has a reputation to sustain as a beautiful city and will observe "Spic and Span Day," with city street employees hauling away dirt and rubbish that collected during the long winter. Residents are asked to clean up their yards and pile rubbish along the alleys to be picked up.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.