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Black History Month: An untold story…

Two black women born in Marietta in the early 1900s are part of the story of Washington County that is never told. “Unfortunately, they were not only women, but they were two women of color,” said Monica Jones, associate dean of students and chief diversity officer at Marietta College. ...

Annual Habitat fundraiser

For the past 20 years, Habitat for Humanity has held a dinner and auction to support its house building efforts. This year, a dedication will be held at the dinner to celebrate the event’s namesake and his wife for their support of the organization. The late Paul Callihan was active with ...

Museum to host Gunmakers and Allied Artists Show

The annual Contemporary Gunmakers and Allied Artists Show will offer a look at firearms and other pioneer tools — both historically and contemporarily made — on Saturday at the Campus Martius Museum in Marietta. The annual show will be from 9:30 a.m. to 4 pm. and regular museum admission ...

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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.

Lang-Potts

Danielle Elizabeth Lang and Travis Ray Potts, together with their parents, are announcing their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of David and Kelly Lang of Lowell, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Raymond and Deanna Lang of Lowell and Robert and Eolyne Parlin ...

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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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Know Before You Grow: Love it or hate it — Mulch, mulch, mulch …

Gardeners often develop a schedule of gardening tasks as they create and maintain both landscape and edible gardens. For example, applying mulch at a depth of 2 to 2 ¢ inches is a task generally completed by gardeners during the spring. Mulching too early in spring may not allow the soil to ...

Cookbook focuses on anti-inflammatory dishes

With everyone giving different advice on how to eat healthy or what diets to try, it can be hard to find recipes to fit those guidelines. “The Anti-Inflammatory Family Cookbook” by Stephania Patinella, Alexandra Romey and Jonathan Deutsch is out now to help bring anti-inflammatory eating to ...

Time for all of us to come together

Another year rolled in and made a grand entrance on all our lives with many new changes hopefully for us and the entire world. Had we have asked someone five years ago even about what will be taking place in the year 2020 no one would even come close to guessing what is taking place in the ...

Finding peace through God’s word and the Holy Spirit

I found a wonderful meditation from “The Dance of Life,” by Henri Nouwen, that answers the question of how do we live in the midst of all this chaos: “When we keep the Bible and our spiritual books in one hand and the newspaper in the other, we will always discover new questions, but we ...