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Washington County Fair Flower Show Results

CLASS 857 Through the Looking Glass (miniature 5” to 8”) Dried materials 1. Anita Beeney 2. Kim Henry 3. Vivian Baumgard CLASS 858 The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter (miniature 3” to 5”) Traditional 1. Natalie Klemm 2. Kim Henry 3. Vivian Baumgard 4. Judy ...

O’Neill Center Weekly Activity Schedule — Oct. 3-7

(Located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) Monday, Oct. 3 Closed for staff in-service. Tuesday, Oct. 4 10 a.m. — Gentle Yoga Noon — Hearing Tests 1 p.m. — Bridge Wednesday, Oct. 5 9: a.m. — Chair Volleyball 1 p.m. — Euchre 1 p.m. — Beginner Tai Chi 1:30 p.m. — ...

COVID rates decrease in local counties, Ohio

Noble County posted one of the highest rates of new COVID-19 cases in Ohio as the statewide average continued to drop, according to the latest statistics from the Ohio Department of Health. With 54 new cases reported among its 14,424 residents from Sept. 15-28, Noble County’s rate of 374.4 ...

Preserved photographs from 1800s show a young Marietta

Thomas Dwight Biscoe was a professor of sciences at Marietta College in the late 1800s. Born in Massachusetts, educated at Amherst, he joined the faculty of Marietta College in 1874. His most lasting legacy, however, is not in what he taught, but in what he took.  Biscoe recorded some of ...

Joseph becomes licensed broker in Ohio

PARKERSBURG — A broker from the SWC Realty office at the Parkersburg headquarters has been licensed in Ohio, the company said. James “Butch” Joseph in 2018 opened the SWC office in Parkersburg where seven real estate agents are located. Joseph said he is pleased with the new ...