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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 ...

Pancake Days returns

Helping children is the mission behind the 66th annual Kiwanis Pancake Days, which is scheduled for this weekend. The event will be held Friday from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. and from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front St., ...

Architectural Works of Art

When local architect Jack Louis Iams died Nov. 7 at the age of 90, he left behind a legacy of building and restoration projects covering more than 50 years. He was a 1951 graduate of Marietta College and a 1956 graduate of the University of Cincinnati with a degree in architecture. After ...

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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 ...

Wells-Smith

David and Lisa Wells of Belpre are happy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Marissa Wells, to Justin Smith, son of Bill and Julie Smith of Belpre. The couple will be married on Jan. 18, 2020 at the Belpre Church of Christ by invitation only.

Laborie-Zoller

Sarah Maye Laborie and Ian Joseph Zoller announce their engagement and upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Doug and Sandy Laborie of Bloomdale, Ohio. She is the granddaughter of Clara Neumann and the late Robert Neumann of Seven Hills, Ohio and Ron and Edith Laborie of ...

Loyer-Stalnaker

Jessica Loyer and Justin Stalnaker announce their engagement. Jessica is the daughter of Doug and Tonya Loyer and granddaughter of Cyrus Bowen of Marietta. Justin is the son of Robert and Melinda Stalnaker of Mineral Wells, W. Va. and the grandson of Charlotte Stalnaker of Belpre and ...

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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 ...

Cole-Kuo

Aubrey Lyn Cole and Ren-Shuoh (Emory) Kuo were united in marriage on May 31 in an outdoor ceremony at the Marietta Shrine Club in Marietta. The ceremony was officiated by Pastor John Watkins. The bride is the daughter of Kevin H. Cole and Tracy R. Cole of Vincent. She is the granddaughter of ...

Busser-Wharff

Molly Busser and Kevin Wharff were united in marriage at 5:30 p.m. on April 27, 2019 at Vue Columbus in downtown in Columbus, OH. Minister Kevin Masters officiated the double-ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her parents, David and Judy Busser of Charlotte, NC. Her ...

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Beaver-40th

Jeff and Cathy (Mossack) Beaver were married on March 8, 1980 by the Rev Dennis Barnhart in Marietta, Ohio. This year will mark their 40th wedding anniversary. Jeff is the son of the late Bryan and Anna Marie (Stewart) Beaver, Cathy is the daughter of Don and Treva (Lott) Mossack of ...

Leister-61st

Bernard and Naomi Leister will celebrate their 61st wedding anniversary March 8. The couple have four children: Tom Leister, Brenda Frazier, Denver Leister, and Deidra Lane, all of Marietta. They have 11 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and one great-grandson, dec. They are awaiting ...

Dimit-60th

Judy and Lorn Dimit celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary Jan. 30. Lorn is the son of the late Mazie and Raymond Dimit. Judy is the daughter of the late Ruby and David Mckee. Lorn retired from Washington Electric Co. They have two children: Lisa (Scott) Lutender of Virginia and Lorna ...

Wetz-74th

Richard and Juanita (Hughes) Wetz will observe their 74th wedding anniversary on Monday, Feb. 3. Married in their hometown of Lowell, Ohio, and former residents of Marietta, Ohio, they have lived in Huber Heights, Ohio for the past 55 years. Celebrations with friends and family are planned ...

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Veterans Day: Answering a new call by sharing their stories

"Off we go, into the wild, blue yonder. Climbing high into the sun." Wednesday, my voice caught as I sang along with the Harmar Elementary students serenading veteran servicemen and women gathered at Settlers Bank. I grew up moving from station to station, wherever the U.S. Air Force sent ...

United Way sees positive response following Day of Action

What does impact look like? Last week on our annual Day of Action, we saw more than 350 of our neighbors out in the community giving their time and sweat equity to projects all over the community. They probably wore their shirts that said Live United. They were lugging shovels. They were ...

First Cruise-In a success, thanks to the community

What a fantastic evening we had at 700 Channel Lane Thursday, for our first Marietta Times and Parkersburg News and Sentinel Cruise-In. While the rain did give us a bit of a scare, we were fortunate to have good weather, good food, good music... and one heck of a turnout. It’s true, we ...

Along the trail

You find a lot of things along a trail. Sometimes they are tangible things, like a turtle. Sometimes they are a little more abstract, like a clear head. Sometimes you find yourself. A little over a year ago my doctor gave me a wake-up call to drop some pounds or face the consequences of ...