50 years ago
Faith Orthodox Presbyterian Church purchased two lots at the corner of Colegate Road and Merryhill Street, opposite the new North Hills Elementary School. Services will be held regularly in the school during the summer months.
100 years ago
The Progressive party's announcement of their candidates for the Washington County ticket has caused the Republican party to show more signs of life than it has exhibited since it passed peacefully away a few years ago. Included on the list are W. H. Thorniley for representative and Ralph Buell for treasurer.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.