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MOVP presents ‘All My Sons’

Arthur Miller’s Tony Award-winning classic “All My Sons” kicks off 2020 for the Mid-Ohio Valley Players. Performance dates are 8 p.m. Friday, Saturday, Jan. 30, 31 and Feb. 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and $7 for youth 17 and under. For tickets, go ...

Paranormal Expo returns to Lafayette Hotel

By Michele Newbanks Staff Reporter Those people into the unusual and unexplained have a chance to meet like-minded people this Saturday at the Hidden Marietta Paranormal Expo. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lafayette Hotel ballroom. The price is $12 per person in ...

Theatrical productions offered for all audiences

From staff reports With the arrival of 2020, the Actors Guild of Parkersburg and the Mid-Ohio Valley Players in Marietta will be moving into the second half of their 2019-2020 seasons. In Marietta, 2020 will bring four more productions to the theater at Third and Putnam streets in downtown ...

Quarter auction for ministry programs

By Michael Kelly Staff Reporter Quarter auctions have been around for more than a decade, but people who don’t frequent charity fundraisers might not know what they are. Anyone interested in having the experience can head for the Marietta Church of God fellowship hall at 501 Colegate ...

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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 ...

Glazier-Knotts

Sierra Glazier of Vincent and Garrin Knotts of Beverly are announcing their engagement. Sierra is the daughter of Tom and Elaine Glazier of Vincent. She is the granddaughter of Jerry and Lois Tucker of Beverly, and Bob and Kay Glazier of Coshocton. Garrin is the son of Garry and Robin ...

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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 ...

Lawlor-Bugajski

Sidney Elizabeth Lawlor and Jeffrey Aaron Bugajski were united in marriage on April 13 at The Barn on Enchanted Acres in Dennison, OH. The ceremony was officiated by sister of the groom, Sara Bugajski. The bride is the daughter of Joe and Andrea Lawlor of Waterford. She is the granddaughter ...

Curtis

Josie Dawn Felton and Lane Rolland Curtis were united in marriage on June 23, 2018 at 4:30 in the afternoon at the Marietta Shrine Club. Pastor Scott Shawver was the officiant. Josie Dawn Felton is the daughter of Johnny and Lucinda Felton of New Matamoras. She is the granddaughter of John and ...

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Tuten, 70th

Harold and Diane Tuten celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary Dec. 2, 2019. They were married in Charleston, S.C. Harold is the son of the late William W. and Alma Oree Tuten of Charleston, S.C. Diane is the daughter of the late Russell C. and Susanna M. Winner of Stockport. They have ...

Jackson, 60th

James E. and Deloris Jackson of Belpre, Ohio will celebrate 60 years of marriage Jan. 8. No event is planned. Mrs. Jackson’s parents are the late Robert P. and Geneva C. Snyder Lucas of Parkersburg, W.Va. Mr. Jackson’s parents are the late William E. and Ethel Blair Jackson of Belpre, ...

Young-60th

Edward (Frank) and Linda Young of River View Drive, Marietta, will celebrate their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 20. They were married Nov. 20, 1959 at Reno Christian Church by Don Seevers of Ironton, Ohio. The couple are the parents of Keith (Ina) of Marietta and Kathi (James) of Batavia, ...

Huck-60th

Leo and Joan Huck celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Nov. 10. They were married Nov. 11, 1959 at St. Henry’s Catholic Church in Harriettsville, Ohio by the Rev. Fr. Clemens Schlueter. Mrs. Huck is the daughter of the late Clarence and Juanita Zwick and Huck is the son of the late ...

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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 ...