Local Events


¯ The Washington County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society will meet at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the lower level meeting room at the Washington County Public Library. Attendees are encouraged to bring something to share that may be of interest to the group.

¯ A Fort Frye Local Schools Buildings and Grounds Committee meeting will be held at 2 p.m. Monday. A Finance Committee meeting will follow at 3 p.m. Both meetings will be held at Beverly Center Elementary School, 510 5th Street.

¯ Reno Area Water and Sewer District will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the Reno Water Office Building, 170 Mount Tom Road. Public is welcome. Safe distancing will be practiced and masks are requested because of COVID.

¯ The annual FLEDA (Frontier Local Economic Development Association) meeting has been canceled due to Covid-19.

¯ Ludlow Township will hold regular monthly meetings the last day of each month at 7:30 p.m. at the town hall.

¯ Mid-Ohio Valley Citizens Action Coalition will meet the second and fourth Mondays of each month at Freedom Gate Church, Tennis Center Road, Marietta. See the organization’s website for more information.


¯ The Tunnel-Warren Chapel United Methodist Churches will provide free community meals from 5 to 6 p.m. today as drive-through pick-ups in the lower parking lot. The menu includes beefaroni, salad, bread, apple desserts and bottled water. To reserve a meal, call Amy at 740-516-0847. Tunnel UMC is located at Ohio 550 and Coffman Road. Drivers are asked to wear a mask.

¯ Norwood United Methodist Church will host a drive-thru pick up meal from 5 p.m. until meals are gone Friday in the alley beside the church. Attendees are asked to enter from Vine Street and exit to Colegate.

¯ Wolf Creek Church of Christ (505 N SR 78 NW, Malta, Ohio) will host a gospel meeting at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 9:45 a.m. Sunday with Roger and Jordan Shouse. Roger preaches for Charlestown Church of Christ in New Albany, Ind., and Jordan preaches at Campbell Road Church of Christ in Garland, Texas.

¯ Campus Martius Museum’s annual celebration of our archaeological heritage will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will feature several speakers throughout the day, children’s activities and displays of archaeological material from private collections. All activities are included in the regular admission price. For more information, call 740-373-3750.

¯ A benefit dinner for Laura Glover will be held from 1-6 p.m. Saturday at the Cutler Community Building (former Cutler Elementary). The event will include a gun raffle, a quarter of a beef raffle, auctions, live bands and a country store raffle. Food available to eat in or carry out. Donations for the country store and silent auction are being accepted. For more information, call 740-667-3006.

¯ American Legion Post 750 in Lowell will serve a strip steak or chicken dinner from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. Meal options include strip steak cooked to order, chicken, baked steak and no meat. All meals come with a baked potato, salad, bun, and coffee or water. For carry-out, call 740-896-3326.

¯ The Ohio Valley Opry will return to the Twin City Opera House in McConnelsville at 6 p.m. Saturday with Dion Pride, son of country music legend Charlie Pride. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at OhioValleyOpry.com, by calling 740-525-9218, or at the door. Doors open at 5 p.m.

¯ Beverly American Legion Post 389 will sponsor a public all-you-can-eat breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon Sunday. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children 10 and under. Proceeds benefit American flag displays in Beverly and Waterford.

¯ The Marietta Family YMCA will host its annual Chili Cook-Off fundraiser from 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday at Broughton’s Complex 1, 635-B SR 821. Tickets are $5 and will be available the day of the event. Entering chili for the contest is free. To register, email Melissa Wigal at mwigal@mariettaymca.org or call 740-336-1041.


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