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Neighborhood News

WCCC honors students

The Washington County Career Center honors its February Students of the Month, Curstin Giffin and Kane Clinton. Curstin Giffin is a Belpre senior enrolled in the Sports Medicine & Exercise Science program, and she is the daughter of Dale and Beth Giffin of Belpre. At the Career Center, ...

Newport Elementary Honor Roll

Newport Elementary School honor roll for the third semester of the 2020-2021 school year. Merit roll (3.0-3.49) Fourth grade – Zoe Bias, Braden Davis, Ava Hanel, Bryson Oliver. Fifth grade – Braylen Bias, Logan Bowersock, Logan Fickiesen, Madison Menking, Jayden Smith. Sixth grade – ...

O’Neill Center Schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of April 5-9. * Space for each event is extremely limited. Call 740-373-3914 to reserve a spot. Today 10 a.m. – Cooking with Becky 2 p.m. – Trivia Tuesday 9 a.m. – Marietta College Music Therapy Department ...

WSCC’s PTK Chapter earns Five-Star status

Washington State Community College’s Alpha Rho Gamma chapter of Phi Theta Kappa honor society has achieved Five-Star status for the 10th consecutive year. PTK is the national honor society of community colleges with a mission to recognize academic achievement of college students and provide ...

O’Neill Senior Center Schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of March 15-19. * Space for each event is extremely limited. Call 740-373-3914 to reserve a spot. Monday, March 15 10 a.m. – Cooking with Becky; with special in-person appearance by Becky! 2 p.m. – ...

Boys & Girls Club starting gym project construction

The Boys & Girls Club of Washington County look to the beginning of the construction of their Gym Project. Phase One of the project focuses on the structure of the building, while Phase Two focuses on the finishing touches. BGCWC hopes to have Phase One completed by mid-summer and Phase ...

College Honor Rolls

Miami University Miami University students who are ranked in the top three percent of undergraduate students within each division for first semester 2020-21 have been named to the President’s list recognizing academic excellence. Ben Dehmlow of Marietta, Elena Donnelly of Marietta, Michael ...

School Honor Rolls

Waterford Elementary Waterford Elementary Honor Roll for the second grading period of the 2020-2021 school year. Principal’s roll (all A’s and B’s - GPA 3.50 to 4.00) Third grade – Jaxon Caldwell, Estella Doak, Audrey Ellis, Karter Ellis, Jaci Hall, Willie Hanger, Lacie Harra, ...

Club News

Muskingum Garden Club The Muskingum Garden Club met via Zoom. LaTrelle Ellis called the meeting to order. She read the inspiration for Jenny Ellis “Whispers of Gods’ Love for Women” based on Psalm 39 verses 13-14. She asked the attendees for suggestions for future activities for the ...

WVU-P invites alumni to Memory Garden

As WVU-P prepares to observe its 60th anniversary of providing educational opportunities to the Mid-Ohio Valley, the WVU at Parkersburg Foundation invites students, faculty and alumni to participate in the Memory Garden project, which links the college’s past to the future. By purchasing a ...

Birth

Norman Sabrina Strode of Caldwell announces the birth of her daughter, Emily Kay Norman. She was born at 8:18 a.m. Feb. 1 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19.5 inches in length. She has two siblings, Kaylynn Norman and Kami Norman. Grandparents are Yvonne ...

80th-Watkins

Barbara Clark Watkins will turn 80 March 11, 2021. She will be celebrating the occasion with a family dinner at her home. Cards from family and friends would be greatly appreciated. Send to 105 North Bruce Street, Little Hocking, Ohio 45742.

O’Neill Center Schedule

O’Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of March 1-5: * Space for each event is extremely limited. Call 740-373-3914 to reserve a spot. Monday 9 a.m. – Cooking with Becky 2 p.m. – Trivia Tuesday 9 a.m. – Learning Lab: Pick of the Litter ...

Marietta Lions support Boy and Girls Club

The Marietta Noon Lions Club has been serving the Marietta community for over 96 years. Most recently, Marietta Noon Lions has been giving back to organizations like the Washington County Boys and Girls Club. The Washington County Boys and Girls Club is currently working on renovating their ...

College Dean’s List

Youngstown State University The following local Youngstown State University students have been named to the Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2020: Brice Holland of Belpre majoring in Geology and Erica Hays of Newport majoring in Dance Management. Dean’s List recognition is awarded to ...

Wood County Christian School Honor Roll

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists for the second nine week grading period of the 2020-21 school year. Grades 1-8 Principal’s List (4.0 averages) First grade – Oralee Allman, Arya Border, Maci Budzyn, Ava Cooper, Quinn Hall, Griffin Hostutler, Josiah Munson, Cora ...

4-H News

Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Churchtown Busy Bunch met Sunday, Feb. 7 at St. John Sr. Center. The meeting was called to order by Chandler Evans. The US pledge was led by Chad Lang. The 4-H pledge was led by Blake Lang. Joel Jenks took the roll call. Landon Nibert gave the treasurer’s report. ...

Birthday

90th-Kroll Birdie L. Kroll turned 90 years old Feb. 18. Send cards to: Birdie L. Kroll, C/O Rick Kroll, 9292 State Route 260, New Matamoras, Ohio, 45767. As she enjoys hearing from family and friends, it is asked that a memory be included with the card.

$700,000 raised for COVID care with Memorial Health Foundation

From staff reports Since March 2020, more than $1.3 million has been raised to assist Memorial Health System with COVID-19 care. Some $700,000 was raised between December and February for patient care and to operationalize a vaccination clinic for the region. For the past 40 years, the ...

Students of the Month

Belpre High School January Students of the Month Lindsie Johnson is the daughter of Lorie and Loren Johnson. She is currently taking college credit classes at Washington State Community College; she has maintained a 4.0 GPA all througout high school, she is a member of the National Honor ...