25 years ago (1989)
Tuition at Marietta College has increased by $800, making it $10,250.
Officials from the Parkersburg/Wood County Visitors and Convention Bureau, Marietta Tourist and Convention Bureau and Artsbridge were unveiling the first of the new "America's River Heritage Trail" billboards today.
The City School Board of Education Monday night tentatively set July 13 as the date for opening bids for the building of the new high school.
75 years ago (1939)
Newport will hold its Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday at Greenwood's Mound. Events include a parade, flag raising, picnic dinner, and baseball game.
The U.S Department of Agriculture advises people in the eastern part of the country that the Japanese beetle infestation this year is to be heavy, with millions more beetles than ever before.