25 years (1989)
Since June 30, Gene Marchetti, who is the teaching professional at the Marietta Tennis Center, has been sharing his knowledge of the sport with eight eager and enthusiastic participants who are confined to a wheelchair. The lessons are sponsored by the United States Tennis Association.
50 years (1964)
Belpre voters may be required to register to be eligible to participate in future elections. The Belpre city councilmen will discuss the issue tonight. Marietta is the only municipality in Washington County where voter registration is now required.
75 years (1939)
Completion of the new $30,000 grade school building for pupils of Muskingum Rural School District residing at the Washington County Children's Home has been announced. The new fireproof school replaces a frame structure which had been condemned by the state.
By Kelsie Rinard.