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Police reports

Reports/Marietta ¯ A patrolman began an investigation Sept. 7 into a phone call to a victim, resulting in James Ryan Andrews being served a criminal complaint Rule 4 for bribery while incarcerated at Washington County Jail. ¯ A patrolman was dispatched Sept. 7 to J’s BBQ & Grill, ...

Marriages and Divorces/dissolutions

Marriages The following individuals recently filed for marriage licenses at the Washington County Courthouse: ¯ James Richard Judson, 24, and Hollie Ann Burrows, 25, both of Parkersburg; Sept. 10. ¯ Justin Robert Stalnaker, 28, and Jessica Marie Loyer, 30, both of Belpre; Sept. 10. ¯ ...

Frontier Local Schools BOE discusses mask policy

NEW MATAMORAS — Teachers, parents and even students attended Thursday’s meeting of the Frontier Local Schools Board of Education to discuss the district’s mask policy. The Frontier board quickly started the meeting and moved to enter an executive session. While the board was in ...

Marietta City Council talks dog park, leaf season

A resident spoke to Marietta City Council on Thursday night about concerns regarding the dog park inside Jackson Park. Julie Stoffel, a Friend of Marietta Community Dog Park located inside Jackson Park, spoke to the council about the level of drug use around the park, the only off-leash dog ...

Memorial nurse practitioner describes job in pandemic

A Memorial Health System nurse practitioner took to social media to share her experience on the front lines of the battle against COVID-19 and encourage people to get vaccinated against the virus. “From a health care perspective, it’s really, really emotionally wrecking. It’s really hard ...

Marietta City Schools hears public input on multiple topics

Friends, family members and teachers of students at Marietta City Schools met Thursday evening to discuss and address some of the concerns within the district. Superintendent Will Hampton said district officials wanted to provide the community with an opportunity to have discourse outside ...