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Neighborhood News

O’Neill Center schedule

O'Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Dec. 9-16. Monday, Dec. 9 9 a.m. – Breakfast for your Brain 9 a.m. – Manicures & Pedicures 11 a.m. – Blood Pressures by Stonerise at Home 11:30 a.m. – Fun & Fit 1 p.m. – Cookies in a ...

White to stay on Arts Council

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine reappointed Susan Allan Block of Toledo, Juan Cespedes of Columbus, and William B. White of Marietta to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) board for terms ending July 1, 2024. “Susan, Juan, and Bill have worked tirelessly to promote innovation and investment in Ohio’s ...

Matamoras Elementary honor roll

Matamoras Elementary School names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s roll (4.0) Sixth grade – Madison Smith. Fifth grade – Zerik Rinard. Fourth grade – Bailey Arnold. Honor roll (3.5-3.99) Sixth grade – Ethan ...

St. John Central honor roll

First grading period of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s list Fourth grade – (No students) Fifth grade – Tyson Franchino, Reese Lang, Avery Pottmeyer. Sixth grade – Caleb Schaad. Seventh grade – Mason Francis. Eighth grade – Lakyn Brooker, Kiah Jenkins. All ...

Washington County Career Center starts new youth group

The Career Center announces its Ohio Teen Institute (OTI) members for the 2019-20 school year. OTI is a drug free leadership conference for high school students that encourages community outreach and positive teen interaction. The mission of the Washington County Teen Institute is to create a ...

Lowell Elementary honor roll

Lowell Elementary School awards for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. The awards assembly was held Oct. 29. Kindergarten Super Skills – Jace Scoggan, Noah Evanoff, Madison Bules, Macey Bules, Haddox McNabb, Eli Offenberger. First grade Advanced (4's and 3's) – Dylan ...

Humane Society to honor pets this holiday

They Light Up Our Lives, a fundraiser for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley, is celebrating its 10th year. This year the Christmas tree is located in East Muskingum Park, decorated with colored lights representing living pets, white lights representing those pets that have passed away, and ...

Beverly-Waterford Christmas Park Lighting Fund

Over the past few years, the Chamber has been in charge of the Dodge Park Lighting and Snowflakes throughout Beverly-Waterford, along with a committee to oversee the Park Lighting Fund. Each year the committee has to maintain/replace lights and displays that no longer work. A couple of new ...

90th birthday celebration for Marietta’s Gene Weihl

Gene Weihl of Marietta celebrated his 90th birthday Nov. 17. Gene is a proud military veteran having served in the US Air Force. He and his wife, Kathryn, owned Weihl Furniture & Appliance on the corner of Colegate and Greene Streets in Marietta for many years in the building now ...

Birth announcements

Kinnen Dustin Kinnen and Shanley Cole of Caldwell announce the birth of their daughter, Magnolia Adele Kinnen. She was born at 10:37 a.m. on Nov. 25 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Dalila Mae Green and ...

FLEDA holds annual dinner meeting

The Frontier Local Economic Development Association (FLEDA) held their Annual Commerce-Dinner Meeting at Frontier High School Nov. 15 starting at 5:30 p.m. with a social time and dinner starting at 6 p.m. There were 91 registered to attend, including 20 local, state and county ...

Payne selected as Marietta Post Trooper of the Year

Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Dustin Payne has been selected 2019 Trooper of the Year at the Marietta Post. The selection of Trooper Payne, 36, is in recognition of outstanding service during 2019 at the Marietta Post. Fellow officers stationed at the Marietta Post chose Trooper Payne ...

103rd birthday celebration

Laura Broedel Alden of 200 Timberline Drive, A107, Marietta, will be celebrating her 103rd birthday on Nov. 23. She is a lifelong resident of Reno, graduated from Marietta High School with the class of 1934, raised four daughters and now resides at The Pines at Glenwood. Cards to celebrate this ...

Troop 222 honors two new Eagle Scouts

An Eagle Scout Court of Honor for Russell Young and Cade Lang was held on Nov. 17 at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church, Lowell, Ohio. They became Waterford Troop 222’s most recent recipients of Boy Scouts of America’s highest rank, Eagle Scout. Russell joined Troop 222 on June 6, 2012. ...

Filing period open for electric co-op board of trustees election

Washington Electric Cooperative member-consumers interested in becoming more involved with how the co-op operates are encouraged to run for a position on the board of trustees. The cooperative is owned by its member-consumers, who elect trustees to set financial goals and other policies for ...

River Elementary honor roll

River Elementary School names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal's list Fourth grade – Alexia Alderman, Emil Beard, Jude Blough, Logan Brake, Aubrey Harr, Elijah (Tucker) Hostutler, Chloe Longwell, Katrina Maibach, Kasen ...

Birth announcements

Carpenter Andrea and Devin Carpenter of Caldwell announce the birth of their son, Sawyer Wren Carpenter. He was born at 6:18 a.m. on Nov. 11 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Raelyn Stevens and Taylor ...

Career Center holds annual ‘Fall Festivus’

The Washington County Career Center held its 10th Annual Fall Festivus Day on Oct. 25. This year, Fall Festivus was held with all 15 career-technical programs participating in several fun activities. Kicking off the event, students and staff participated in a Halloween Costume Contest sponsored ...

4-H NEWS

Trail Blazers The Trail Blazers 4-H Club had a meeting on Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sweet Apple Farm in Vincent. There were 18 members and 18 guests present. Handed out premiums and awards to members. Certificates of Achievement: Congratulations Ten-year pin – Alyssa Deeter, Holly ...

4-H AWARDS

Washington County 4-H recently recognized 4-H volunteers, members and community friends at their Year-end 4-H Celebration. Service awards were given to several local volunteers completing milestones: Charlotte Wagner – 73 Year Volunteer; Nancy Coffman – 30 Year Volunteer; Andrea Ralston ...