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Meetings The Washington County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogy Society will meet Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. at the picnic shelter at Flanders Field, located on the west side of Marietta on Pearl Street. Social distancing will be observed and masks are required. Attendees may bring their own ...

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Meetings The Washington County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogy Society will meet Sept. 19 at 1 p.m. at the picnic shelter at Flanders Field, located on the west side of Marietta on Pearl Street. Social distancing will be observed and masks are required. Attendees may bring their own ...

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Meetings The Washington County Family & Children First Council Meeting will be held virtually today at 1:30 p.m. Those wishing to participate virtually are asked to contact Cindy Davis at fcfc@suddenlinkmail.com or call 740-376-7081. The Washington State Community College Board of ...

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Meetings The Washington County Family & Children First Council Meeting will be held virtually at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday. Those wishing to participate virtually are asked to contact Cindy Davis at fcfc@suddenlinkmail.com or call 740-376-7081. The Washington State Community College Board of ...

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Meetings The Marietta City School District Board of Education will hold a special board meeting at 9 a.m. today. This virtual meeting will be broadcast on Facebook Live and will discuss building options for the proposed bond issue on the Nov. 3 ballot. No action will be taken at the ...

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Meetings Reno Water and Sewer District will hold the regularly scheduled board meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Reno Water Building, 170 Mount Tom Road. Public welcome. Social distancing will be practiced. Events Beverly American Legion Post 389 on 5th Street will host an all-you-can eat ...

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Meetings A special meeting of the Board of Directors for the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority will be held today beginning at 7:30 a.m. This meeting is open via conference call or in-person attendance at 204 Front Street, Marietta. For more information, email info@seohioport.com. Reno Water ...

Entertainers find themselves with no audience, limited revenue

With the closing of venues, it isn't just the staff that is out of work. It's also the people that play there. Parkersburg resident Todd Burge has been playing shows in the area for the last two decades. Now he has to find a new way to reach his fans. "Speaking for myself, everything I do ...

2019 Winter-Spring Spotlight: Peoples Bank Theatre announces new lineup

Peoples Bank Theatre has announced its 2019 Winter-Spring Spotlight Series with eight national touring artists highlighting the theater’s 100th anniversary. The shows include concerts, comedy, acrobatics and silent movies with live accompaniment. The headliners are Amy Grant, Crystal ...

Broughton Farm Fest to offer lots of entertainment, activities

Final preparations are under way for a new festival to be held Saturday and Sunday at the Broughton Nature and Wildlife Education Area off Ohio 821 in Marietta. Some of the events include a 5K race, disc golf tournament, music concert featuring local bands Natural Flavor and Backporch Alibi, ...

Summer-Fall Spotlight

MARIETTA — The Peoples Bank Theatre will kick off its 2018 Summer-Fall Spotlight Series this month. The season’s headliners include Wynonna & The Big Noise, Lorrie Morgan, Mountain Stage, Paula Poundstone, Randy Bachman, Peter Yarrow, Kathy Mattea, The Glenn Miller Orchestra, Hot ...

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Beverly/Waterford Homecoming 72nd Annual Beverly/Waterford Homecoming presented by Russel Chadwick American Legion Post 389, July 5th,6th and 7th. Parade forms at Waterford 6:00pm steps off at 6:30pm. Children decorating a bicycle or wagon for the parade will receive a free ride ticket. ...

Bellamy Brothers benefit

By Janelle Patterson The Marietta Times jpatterson@mariettatimes.com For the second year tickets are going fast for a benefit concert to provide foster children in Washington County with important pieces of a childhood. “We see that these kids have been really dealt a rough hand and ...

Music Tribute Series opens with Thursday show

From local reports PARKERSBURG -- The Mid-Ohio Valley Americana Music Tribute Series announces its first show of 2017 for this week. On Thursday, the Andrea Davidson Band from Nashville will be appearing at the Artsbridge Studio at 925 Market St. in downtown Parkersburg. The show also will ...

Steppin’ Out for Prom

Dresses and tuxedo rentals are, of course, a big portion of the prom looks being planned by local high schoolers. However, what they’re walking in may be quite eye-catching as well. This year’s shoe trends have shaped up into something more modern, pushing away from cowboy boots, which ...

Blues festival weekend

From staff reports Some of the top regional and national blues acts in the country will be performing at the 26th annual River City Blues Festival on Friday and Saturday in downtown Marietta. The two-day event will be held at the Lafayette Hotel at 101 Front St. in Marietta and is being ...

Opera house

McCONNELSVILLE—Magic, movies and music have resonated within the halls of the Twin City Opera House for more than a century. The 125th anniversary of the venue will be commemorated this year with a series of shows promised to pay homage to the legacy of entertainment in Morgan County’s ...

Marietta First Friday event

It may be nearly 1,000 miles from New Orleans, but Marietta will be giving a Mardi Gras vibe on Friday night, as downtown businesses give away beads, welcome musicians and keep the lights on late. The theme for Marietta Main Street’s third First Fridays event is Mardis Gras After Party, ...

Art center to host 4th Toy and Comic Expo

By Wayne Towner Special to the Times Now in its fourth year, the annual Classic Plastics Toy and Comic Expo at the Parkersburg Art Center is growing into a two-day event in downtown Parkersburg. The expo will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the art center at ...

No dearth of diversity in Oscar noms

By Jake Coyle AP Film Writer History, both recent and ancient, was made across Tuesday's 89th annual Academy Awards nominations, where the retro musical "La La Land" reaped a record-tying 14 nominations and a wave of African-American films, led by the luminous coming-of-age portrait ...