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Fort Frye senior stays active in and outside of school

BEVERLY - Kaitlyn Lipscomb is a 17-year-old senior at Fort Frye High School. She’s a 4.0 student, is taking online college courses, is a member of the Spanish and National Honor Societies, is student body vice president and is on Student Council, is class treasurer and she is on the ...

Teen of the Week: Busy and loving it

NEW MATAMORAS — Haylee Berentz is a 17-year-old junior at Frontier High School where, according to school counselors, she is ranked first in her class. It would be an understatement to say Berentz is a busy teen. She is a pitcher for the softball team, president of the FFA, plays the French ...

Teen of the Week: WCCC junior is a prince and a champion

VINCENT — Steven Anderson is a 16-year-old junior in the electrical program at the Washington County Career Center and a member of the Warren Warriors golf team. “I saw golf and thought it was a good opportunity to try a new sport. I’m not the best by any means,” Anderson said. ...

Teen of the Week: Not throwing away her shot

Kelly Prim, 17, is a senior at the Washington County Career Center where she’s in the graphic design and video production (GDVP) program and has a passion for photography. “I was really interested in photography for a long time,” Prim said. “I got my first camera when I was like, 13 ...

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Casteel-Sells Engagement

William Casteel and Angelia Casteel wants to announce there engagement of there daughter Stephanie Casteel to Aron Sells. Stephanie Casteel is the granddaughter to Elzie and Lottie Conley and Charles and Marlene Casteel. Beside Stephanie’s side will be Alex, Stephanie, Michaella, Letty and ...

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 ...

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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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Reed 25th Anniversary

Ted and Pat Reed of Devola will celebrate their 25th wedding anniversary. They were married on July 22, 1997, at Wedding Chapel by the Sea in Myrtle Beach, S.C. They have four children, Serena (Doug), David (Kristen), Jason (Rachel) and Eric (Natalie). They have nine grandchildren, Miranda, ...

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 ...

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Recognize someone who makes a difference in community

AARP Ohio is now accepting nominations for its 2022 Andrus Award for Community Service, which honors an Ohioan who is sharing their experience, talent and skills to enrich the lives of their community members. The Andrus Award for Community Service is AARP’s most prestigious and visible ...

Get the basics of estate planning

People often know that they need to plan for their future legal needs, but have no framework in which to think. Let me explain three basic documents most people will want to consider when doing their estate planning. Last Will and Testament. In this document you can state who you want to ...

Support lets nonprofits serve community

Being part of the O’Neill Center for so long has helped me understand the value of what is provided to our community by local nonprofit organizations. I’ve been able to see people benefit in countless ways from the many services offered. What I also find is that many aren’t fully aware of ...

Know Before You Grow: Peonies have measles … what the heck?

By Erik Draper and Joe Boggs OSU Extension I was outside strolling through the Drapescape enjoying the colors and scents of flowers, when suddenly, I noticed there appeared to be spots on the leaves of the peonies. I just had to take a closer look, of course, being the plant diagnostic ...