Neighborhood News

Wood County Christian School honor roll

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists for the fourth nine weeks of the 2018-19 school year. Grades 1-8 Principal’s list (4.0 average): First grade – Anderson Allphin, Rachel Anderson, Judah Blackwell, Millie Budzyn, Karis Davis, Evan Grantham, Bryce Handley, Deacon ...

Matamoras High School alumni hold successful banquet

The 58th Annual Matamoras High School Alumni Banquet was held June 8 at Matamoras Elementary School. A social hour was held for alumni to meet classmates and reminisce about the good times at MHS. The officers were President, Protem Corey Martin; Vice President, Corey Martin; Secretary, ...

Matamoras Elementary students on Honor Roll

Matamoras Elementary School honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year: Principal's roll (4.0) Sixth grade – Kaycee Berentz. Fifth grade – Skyler Dalrymple, Madison Smith. Honor roll (3.5-3.99) Sixth grade – Briley Hupp, Ezekiel Rinard, Logan Smith, Briley ...

Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education program announces scholarships

GRANVILLE – Sixty-five students, including five from Washington County, have been awarded scholarships from the Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) and Foundation. These scholarships are awarded to qualified students pursuing careers in the natural gas and oil industry. To ...

MOV’n Dragons invite public to join

What has a fearsome face, scales down its 40 ft. sides and skims the Muskingum? You may have seen it – the Dragon Boat, and wondered how much fun it would be to try it. Well, now is your chance! It’s Dragon Boat season again, and the MOV’n Dragons are doing something new this year. ...

Belpre High School honor roll

Belpre High School names students to the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year. All A’s principal list Grade seven – Olivia Hall, Kelena Hardy, Cody Hess, Paige Lockhart, Josie Maze, Hohn Miller, Kyle Miller, Ariyanna Mink, Matthew Rassmussen, Blake Rodgers, ...

Birth announcements

Bleigh Andrew and Megan Bleigh of Marietta announce the birth of their daughter, Lillian Rose Bleigh. She was born on June 13 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches in length. Grandparents are Brad and April Hackney of Marietta, Gina Bleigh of ...

4-H news

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club May 19 Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on May 19 at Lowell Elementary School where members planted flowers around the school bell for their community service project. The members then adjourned to St. John’s Church for the business ...

Washington State student of the month for June plans for future

Rylee Willison recognizes that long-term success often depends on the ability to look ahead — to make plans for the immediate future while understanding what comes next. This forethought has helped distinguish her in the Radiologic Technology program and made her the clear choice for June ...

95th birthday celebration planned

The family of Mary Fulmer is hosting a 95th birthday open house on June 30 from 2-4 p.m. at the Putnam Congregational Church, 707 Masonic Park Road in Marietta. No gifts, but cards are welcomed.

4-H news

Churchtown Busy Bunch Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H club met June 9 at Inman Liberty Park. The meeting was called to order by President Connor Tullius. The American pledge was led by James Shuster. The 4-H pledge was led by Isaiah Tullius. James Shuster gave the secretary’s report. Kail ...

Marietta Middle School honor roll

Marietta Middle School names students to the honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year. Sixth grade Honor roll – Alexander, Brody D., Barengo, Dominick A., Bean, Cameron J., Belin, Irene C., Blanchard, Carolyn F., Britton Seth E., Burwell, Hailey M., Campbell, ...

Births

Erb Josh and Victoria Erb of Macksburg announce the birth of their son, Adam Chance Erb. He was born at noon on May 28 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Isabella Erb and Charles Erb. Grandparents are Jane and ...

Landslide closes Ohio 60; One lane re-opens

As of Friday afternoon, one lane of Ohio 60 has been re-opened with traffic controls in place for travel in both directions. Ohio 60 was closed because of a landslide between Bear Creek Road and Arends Ridge Road in Washington County, the Ohio Department of Transportation reported this ...

Waterford Elementary honor roll

Waterford Elementary School honor roll for the fourth grading period of the 2018-2019 school year. Principal’s roll (all A’s and B’s; GPA 3.50 to 4.00) Grade three – Maddox Antill, Mikayla Bennett, Addysun Burt, Avery Crock, Marlin Gilmore, Blake Huck, Liam Landaker, Zachary ...

Democratic Women donation

The members of Washington County Democratic Women’s Club have chosen Gospel Mission Food Bank as the beneficiary of 50 pounds of food donation. The dedication shown by the Waites, all the Gospel Mission staff and volunteers is appreciated. Gospel Mission Food Bank is located on Lancaster ...

Career Center honor roll

Washington County Career Center names students to its honor roll for the fourth nine weeks of the 2018-2019 school year. Principal list (GPA 4.0) – Clayton Allman, Dylan Anderson, Justin Anderson, Sierra Bayless, Justyn Bird, Erin Bogard, Timothy Bookman, Nate Brothers, Ethan Brown, Karalee ...

MCF awards scholarships to several local students

As Washington County high school seniors begin to dawn their caps and gowns, receive their diplomas while their families cheer, and move their tassels from right to left, almost 50 students will be doing so with an added confidence. Marietta Community Foundation has awarded 44 scholarships to ...

Washington State Community College 2019 graduates

On May 18, Washington State Community College conferred degrees and certificates to more than 300 graduates. In total, the college granted 282 associate degrees and 76 one-year certificates to its 322 graduates. Included in those numbers were 44 College Credit Plus high school seniors. Those ...

Birth announcements

Baker Jamie and Hannah Baker of Belpre announce the birth of their son, Kolton Dean Baker. He was born at 3:33 p.m. on May 14 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 19.5 inches in length. The baby has one sibling, Kenzie Scott Baker. Grandparents are Rick and ...