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Neighborhood News

Barlow Fair Results

Junior Fair Beef and Dairy Department Feeder Calf Show Grand Champion Steer: Aidan Woodruff, Warren FFA Grand Champion Heifer: Emily Hoffman, Waterford FFA Reserve Champion Steer: Payge Lane Palmer, Lads and Lassies Reserve Champion Heifer: Alyssa Biehl, Backyard Gang Premier Exhibitor: ...

Club News

Warren FFA Sept. 24-27, many Warren FFA members were involved in the annual Barlow Independent Fair. The fair looked a little different with it only being open to Junior Fair activities, we were thankful to still host the famous Taco Stand. The Taco Stand is a huge fundraiser for the Warren ...

Community support integral in purchasing service vans

The success of The O’Neill Center in its ability to provide necessary services to our area seniors would not be possible without the support of the community. In 2019, the Center was able to purchase two vans to use for their Transportation Services. This program enabled the Center to ...

Wind sculptures displayed at Dawes Arboretum

NEWARK, Ohio — The Dawes Arboretum in Licking Township, Ohio, is hosting an art exhibit entitled “Wind Sculptures by Lyman Whitaker.” Many of the metal sculptures are inspired by nature, so their installation in such a stunning natural setting is fitting. Each of the 60 kinetic ...

Belpre Rotary donates flags

Belpre Rotary Club recently completed its donation of flags of the 50 states to the City of Belpre, which installed them along the roadway leading to Civitan Park’s boat ramp on the Ohio River. Pictured at the site are Rotarians Ricky Johnson, Shirley Brown, Belpre Mayor Mike Lorentz, Jessica ...

Med Lab Tech program celebrates perfect pass rate

The Medical Laboratory Technology (MLT) program at Washington State Community College (WSCC) is proud to announce a perfect pass rate on the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Board of Registry Certification from its Spring 2020 graduating class. MLT Program Director Steve Temesvary ...

Barlow fair receives $1,500 grant

GRINNELL, Iowa — Barlow Independent Fair of Barlow, Ohio, will receive a $1,500 grant through Grinnell Mutual’s Fairground Facelift initiative to renovate the historic roundhouse by installing new floors and siding and an updated electrical system. Fair board members Blake and Abby ...

Students of the Month

Salem-Liberty Elementary Salem-Liberty Elementary School names September Students of the Month Mrs. Stephanie Fobes, kindergarten – Zoey Hindel. Mrs. Amy Kilburn, first grade – Luke Fouss. Mrs. Lisa Blain, second grade – Emri Nicholson. Miss Lynette Stengel, third grade – Devin ...

Photographer donates to Boys, Girls Club

The fourth annual Project Beauty fundraiser hosted by Marietta photography studio, MoniKeri Imaging, recently donated $1900 to the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County. The two day Project Beauty 2020 photo shoots included forty-six young women from seven local junior high and high schools ...

Donation made toward Shop with a Cop

Photo provided Officer Errol Kramer with the Marietta police dept. visited North Hills Baptist Church in Marietta. North Hills‘ AWAKEN youth group had the honor of presenting a donation toward the Shop with a Cop program. Pastor David Roux stated Officer Kramer did a fabulous job opening our ...

Serious funding cuts threaten domestic violence programs

COLUMBUS — Most of Ohio’s domestic violence programs are preparing for staff and service reductions after learning Friday that a core funding source would be cut by nearly a third. Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) grants, administered by the Office of the Attorney General, are the largest ...

Community Action gives to kids

Washington-Morgan Community Action Program has backpacks filled with school supplies for area children of low-income households for school. This include pens, pencils, paper, and crayons. Supplies can be provided to children who are attending school virtually due to the COVID- 19 ...

Settlers Bank donation helps MCF reach $60K goal

After six weeks of fundraising for the six local, K-12 school districts in Washington County, Marietta Community Foundation, with the help of Settlers Bank, has crossed the finish line in their ‘$60K For 6’ campaign. “It seems fitting to hit our goal in the sixth week!” said Heather ...

WSCC launches partnership with West Virginia high school

Washington State Community College recently established a partnership with Tyler Consolidated High School in Sistersville, W.Va. The collaboration is part of a pathway that will allow high school students to take Washington State’s Chemical Operator certificate program and earn a credential ...

Marietta professor assists on textbook about esports

Marietta College’s Rick Smith, who has been a driving force behind the addition of esports on campus, recently served as an editor and author on the first textbook focused on the business of esports. Smith teamed up with David Hedlund (Chairperson of the Division of Sport Management at St. ...

W.Va. native wins PioBiz competition

Following a five-month delay, Leah Seaman ‘21 (Philippi, West Virginia) was recently named the Business Plan winner of the 2019-20 PioBiz. While inconvenient, the delay never impacted her desire to showcase her business idea — ArtaBella, which is based on selling hand-painted clothing, ...

Club News

Trail Blazers Trail Blazers had a meeting on September 16, 2020 at 6:30 pm at the Barlow Fairgrounds with Social Distancing was followed. There were 12 members and 9 guests present. Cory Hoffman led the 4 - H Pledge and the American Pledge was led by Emily Hoffman. Old news: Reports were ...

O’Neill Center aids with Medicare

The best time to join a Medicare health or drug plan is when you first get Medicare. Signing up when you’re first eligible can help you avoid paying a lifetime Part D late enrollment penalty. However, if you miss your first chance, Medicare’s annual fall Open Enrollment Period starts ...

O’Neill Center Schedule

Monday, Oct. 12 1:00 p.m. – Matter of Balance Tuesday, Oct. 13 3:00 p.m. – Gentle Yoga Wednesday, October 14 2:00 p.m. – Tai Chi Thursday, Oct. 15 9:00 a.m. – Walk with Ease 1:00 p.m. – Diamond Painting Friday, Oct. 16 9:00 a.m. – Craft Class 1:00 ...

Local credit union to take part in ICU Day

Photo provided Jeff Waite, Gospel Mission Food Pantry, at left, and Doug Ankrom, Riverview Credit Union stand with donations from the 2019 Food Drive. On Oct. 15, Riverview Credit Union will join with credit unions around the world for the annual celebration of International Credit Union ...