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Navigating the world through numbers

NEW MATAMORAS — People often spend years trying to understand life, and the universe around them. However, some people are gifted with the ability to understand the world around them through numbers. “I love that everything is made up of numbers and mathematic equations that can be ...

Taking flight toward the future

When children are little they often dream they can touch the sky. When asked what they want to be, they reply with jobs such as an astronaut, race car driver or other fantastic ideas. However, many stop chasing those dreams before they even enter the workforce. This was not the case ...

Antique, gift store provides vintage flair

Many people enjoy visiting antique and thrift stores to search for elusive items, bargains and other one-of-a-kind items. Visitors have to look no further than Marietta, as there are many such stores in town. Jennifer Sturgill, owner of Green Acres of Marietta, located at 128 Front. St., will ...

History opportunities abound in Marietta

There are plenty of history programs going on in Marietta for anyone who wants to learn more about the area. Campus Martius Museum will continue its different lecture programs with a new series, River & Country. Jim O’Donnell will speak on General Rufus Putnam May 3, from 7-8 p.m. The ...

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Haught-Lemasters

Together with their parents, Meredith Lea Haught and Seth Benjamin Lemasters announce their engagement. Meredith is the daughter of Mark and Robin Haught of Newport, Ohio. Miss Haught is a 2017 graduate of West Liberty University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Dental Hygiene. Seth is the son of ...

Police

Reports/Ohio State Highway Patrol ¯ A 1979 Ford F-150 belonging to Anna M. Ward of 25553 State Route 564, Lower Salem, was traveling northbound June 16 on Township Road 71 in Adams Township. It went off the left side of the roadway, struck an embankment and overturned. The driver of the ...

Hendershot-Pettit

Steven Hendershot of Whipple and Tina Hendershot of Marietta announce the engagement of their daughter Lacey J. Hendershot to Justin D. Pettit, son of Rick Pettit of Lowell and Krista Gage of Cutler. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of the late Maxine Erb of Whipple, and the late Richard ...

Shea-Martin

Sandi Shea and John Martin of Marietta are announcing their engagement and upcoming wedding. Sandi is the daughter of Sally Wesel and Kenneth Sandstrom, of Marietta. John is the son of the late Marvin and Patricia Martin, also of Marietta. A September 2020 wedding is planned.

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Wedding — Pottmeyer-Miller

Pottmeyer-Miller Miss Kaitlin Lynnae Pottmeyer, daughter of Erin and Sherri Pottmeyer of Churchtown, Ohio, became the bride of Mr. Dean Allan Miller, son of Mike Miller and the late Tina Miller, at 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020, at the Basilica of St. Mary of the Assumption in Marietta. ...

Keegan-Broughton

Megan Elizabeth Keegan and Seth James Broughton were united in marriage on November 1st, 2019 at Snow Canyon State Park in St. George, Utah. The bride is the daughter of Anne and Joseph Keegan of Marietta and the granddaughter of the late Luada (Lu) and Joseph Wesel of Marietta and John and ...

Harrington-Gourley

Along with their parents, John Gourley and Sheena Harrington invite you to join them in celebration of marriage May 23, 2020 at the Knights of Columbus Churchtown, Ohio at 3:30 p.m. John is a 1995 graduate of Waterford High School and is employed with Nevelle Construction. Sheena is a 2002 ...

Saverko

Kelly Gregory and Joshua Saverko were united in marriage Aug. 3, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Marietta. Pastor Chad Mugrage was the officiant. Kelly Gregory is the daughter of Kyle and Brenda Gregory of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Neil and Jeanette Gregory of Marietta ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Richard Holley

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Holley will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary next week. They were married at the First Baptist Church of Sault Ste. Marie, Mich. July 7, 1951. Their parents were Mr. and Mrs. Otto Holley and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Woodard. The couple had two sons, Gary Lee, who was ...

60th Anniversary — Brooker

Congratulations to Louis and Ruth Brooker who recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married June 22, 1961, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Churchtown. With love, your family.

Roger and Cris Baker celebrate 50 years of marriage

The children of Roger and Cris (Lang) Baker of Waterford, Ohio, are proud to announce that their parents will be celebrating 50 years of marriage April 17. They were married at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Beverly, April 17, 1971, where they still attend. Roger is retired from DuPont’s ...

Sherry and Donald Daley celebrate 40 years of love

Sherry and Donald Daley II of Parkersburg, W.Va. celebrated their 40th anniversary April 4, 2021. They were married April 4, 1981 at 19th Church of God in Parkersburg, which they have been members of for a long time. Donald is the son of the late Dora and late Don Daley I from Parkersburg ...

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A day in the life of an HSOV employee

Our days begin at 8 a.m. with a staff meeting. When you are caring for over 100 animals, it’s important for all the staff to be on the same page. We then separate to our specific areas for the day and begin by making sure all the animals have water until it is their turn to be cleaned for the ...

Storm damages property, halts travel

I personally enjoy a thunderstorm...if the thunder doesn’t immediately follow the bolt of lightning. But I’m not sure how much I would have appreciated what has been called the most devastating storm in Matamoras history. That particular event was on a Sunday afternoon. It was Aug. 8, ...

Remembering those who gave all for country

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. We get an extra day off and many spend it cooking out and spending time with their families. Memorial Day, of course, marks something more serious than hamburgers and grilling, it marks the ultimate sacrifice given by so many to defend ...

Maps, streets change with community

The layout of Marietta was determined long before anyone arrived here. The contour of The Muskingum River likely influenced the Native Americans, and it definitely influenced the settlers from New England that arrived here in 1788. Historical maps of Marietta give us insight into not only ...