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Neighborhood News

Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce 105th annual meeting

"If you do a good job right now, today, then tomorrow will take care of itself. That's all you can do." Coach Ryan Day, The Ohio State Buckeyes. Coach Ryan Day shared insights on how to find principals of leadership and build a winning team. He captured the attention of over 1,025 area ...

Belpre students honored

Belpre High School January Students of the Month Hannah McDaniel is the daughter of Todd and Nikki McDaniel. She is a member of Student Council, National Honor Society and the AERO Club. She plays Varsity Volleyball and Softball; she was named Student Athlete of the Month, and has earned many ...

Marietta High School student chosen for prestigious arts camp

Maeghan O’Neill, 14, of Marietta, has been accepted to and this summer will attend the prestigious Interlochen Arts Camp, the world’s premier summer arts program for aspiring artists grades 3 through 12. Maeghan, the daughter of Erin O’Neill of Marietta, will study theater improvisation ...

4-H News

Trail Blazers News Report The Trail Blazers 4-H Club had a meeting on Feb. 20, 2020 at 6:30 p.m. at the Barlow Fairgrounds. There were 22 members and 19 guests present. There was no old business. New business – 4-H Week is March 8-14. Window Display Committee is Tess Haffner, Zoey ...

Birth announcements

Erb Ben and Ashlee Erb of Beverly announce the birth of their daughter, Brinlee Rene Erb. She was born at 7:58 a.m. Oct. 28, 2019 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Brantley Ray Erb and Brody Charles ...

MC students earn Order of Omega scholarship

Two Marietta College students recently earned national scholarships from Order of Omega, the Greek Honorary Society. Awarded to Quinci Jones ‘20 (New Concord, Ohio) and Alyssa Prince ‘19 (Hilliard, Ohio), the Patrick W. Halloran Scholarship recognizes members who show exemplary ...

Career Center announces Interact Club officers

The Career Center announces its Interact Club officers for the 2019-20 school year.The Interact Club is affiliated with Rotary International and is a community service club for high school students.Interact has over 10,000 clubs in 109 countries and geographic areas and has a roster approaching ...

Childhood toy inspires career choice for WSCC Student of the Month

Bailey Putnam's love of cars has been with him since childhood. Days spent pushing toy cars and trucks around the living room floor have turned into hours spent learning the inner workings of the real deal. Washington State Community College's newest Student of the Month, Putnam is a WSCC ...

Owl Prowl is planned

Have you ever heard an owl’s call but never seen one? Wondered how an owl pinpoints a tiny shrew on the forest floor? Join Rural Action at the 2020 Sunday Creek Owl Prowl taking place Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. at Burr Oak State Park Lodge. Don’t miss this unparalleled environmental education ...

Career Center Students of the Month: February

The Washington County Career Center honors its February Students of the Month, Cynthia “CJ” Crim and Zane Wallace. CJ Crim is a Fort Frye senior enrolled in the Sports Medicine & Exercise Science program, and she is the daughter of Matthew and Doris Crim of Hackney. At the Career ...

Career Center Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its December 2019 Students of the Month, Kynalyn Waderker and Eric Dotson. Kynalyn Waderker is a Belpre senior enrolled in the Sports Medicine & Exercise Science program, and she is the daughter of Tiana Waderker of Belpre and the granddaughter ...

2020 Switzerland of Ohio District Spelling Bee

On Jan. 21, the Switzerland of Ohio Schools held the District Spelling Bee. There were students representing all five of the elementary schools. Students competed and won spots from their school bees in order to compete at the District Bee. Zachary Lively, an eighth grader from River ...

Grants help expand student support at WSCC

Thanks to two grants from the Marietta Welfare League, totaling $4,500, Washington State Community College (WSCC) will be able to make an even greater impact on the lives of its students. At the League’s 2020 Grant Awards Reception held at the Betsey Mills Club, members presented Jeff ...

Belpre Elementary school honor roll

Belpre Elementary School honor roll for the second nine-week grading period of the 2019-2020 school year. (Master: 4.0; Scholar: 3.5-3.99) First grade Master – Jaxon Allman, Haley Atkinson, Abbigaile Bills, Haley Bise, Aidyn Boyce, Harlee Burdette, Cooper Burnfield, Dylan Burnfield, ...

Marietta Middle school honor roll

Marietta Middle School names students to the honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal's list Sixth grade – Addis, Taylor; Anderson, Max; Bowling, Taylor; County, Emma; Downing, Ryuta; Elliott, Julianne; Graham, Molly; Harman, Riley; Herb, Avery; ...

Zonta taking nominations for Woman of the Year

Nominations for the 2020 Woman of the Year are now being accepted! The award is based on a woman's volunteer service and her impact on the community; nominations are solicited from clubs, service organizations and the general public. The winner's name is so closely guarded by our selection ...

Birth announcements

Nutter Julia and Jesse Nutter of Guysville, Ohio announce the birth of their daughter, Briar Autumn Blazh Nutter. She was born at 1:56 p.m. Jan. 27 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 18 inches in length. The baby has four siblings: Hunter Nutter, Riley ...

Share the Love event at Riverside Artists Gallery

Riverside Artists Gallery at 219 2nd St., Marietta, will be celebrating First Friday on Feb. 7. At that event, Gallery artists and their guests will be celebrating love with their art. They will also be sharing love with the animals at the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. Volunteers from ...

Annual Junior PioBiz competition open to area high school students

The third annual Junior PioBiz Competition, sponsored by Marietta College’s Entrepreneurship program, will consist of two rounds for high school students beginning Feb. 21. Students may compete alone or in up to five-member teams during the business idea competition. The first round is ...

Warren Students to perform at OMEA State Convention

Four students have been selected from Warren High School to participate in the Ohio Music Educators Association ALL STATE Choir. Approximately 160 choral students and 80 band students from across the state of Ohio have been chosen to sing/play for the Ohio Music Educators Professional ...