25 Years (1989)
An estimated 12,000 people came to the fairgrounds during the holiday weekend. The fair board is estimated to profit between $2,000 and $3,000 from the festivities.
25 years (1989)
About 400 motorists traveling throughout Washington County got Ohio Highway Patrol tickets during the July 4 weekend. Troopers issued 464 tickets, including 306 for speed violations.
50 Years (1964)
Three Williamstown children, all members of the same family, were seriously injured while experimenting with gun powder from a "dud" sky rocket.
75 Years (1939)
On an average day during the 1938-1939 school year, the library in Marietta High School was used by 339 persons. It is stated that the school library grew in size from 6,636 to 7,033 volumes during the year.
100 Years (1914)
A patent for an auxiliary gas regulator has been granted to P.J. Quinlan, of this city, according to word just received from Washington, D.C., and it promises to be a big money maker for the inventor.