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Neighborhood News

Artists on tour for a week

Simple Gifts, an award-winning duo consisting of two women who play 10 instruments, will be touring elementary schools in Washington and Wood counties as part of the Artsbridge Artists-on-Tour series the week of April 13.Drawing on an impressive variety of ethnic folk styles, Linda Littleton ...

Marietta Middle School honor roll

Marietta Middle School honor roll (third term):Honor roll(3.000 to 3.699)Sixth grade: Arnold, Kayla; Baker, Mykal; Benton, Abby; Best, Nathan; Bigley, Jaxon; Bigley, Kesselyn; Bistline, Aaliyah; Boersma, Caleb; Broughton, Carolyn; Burchett, Emily; Campbell, Bayley; Carpenter, Alison; Constable, ...

Births

NorthAlexandra Victoria Jones and Dakotah Reese North, of Marietta, announce the birth of their son, James Phillip Elliot North. He was born at 10:40 a.m. March 2, 2015, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 inches long.Grandparents are Kimberly Miley-Jones ...

Teach-A-Thon schedule at Marietta College

For 24 consecutive hours, someone from Marietta College's education department will be teaching a class in Erwin Hall starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 31. The 24-hour Teach-a-Thon was organized to raise awareness - and money - for the college's Pioneer Pipeline Program, which is a nationally ...

O’Neill Center activities

March 30 to April 6Monday9:30 a.m. Rhythm Moves.11:30 a.m. Fun & Fit1 p.m. Dominos5:30 p.m. Dinner with the DoctorTuesday9:30 a.m. Line Dance12:30 p.m. Bible Study1 p.m. Bridge5:45 p.m. ZumbaWednesday8:30 a.m. Blood sugar screening9 a.m. Rhythm Moves10 a.m. Chair volleyball11:30 p.m. ...

Learning in Retirement program makes $10,000 donation

From local reportsMarietta College began its Institute for Learning in Retirement program on Monday, March 16. The program (eight-week courses) had as many as 250 students registered for at least one of the six classes. The program, in its 23rd year, provides enriching courses to people of ...

Campus news

Marietta CollegeMarietta College's Molly Mays, of Marietta, was recently inducted into the international art honorary Kappa Pi.Marietta inducted seven students this spring.Mays is a graduate of Marietta High School and is majoring in biology and studio art.Emory UniversityATLANTA, Ga. - An ...

Fort Frye junior wins contest

From local reportsAnastasia Beebe, a junior at Fort Frye High School, has been named the winner of the 2015 Bunny Hop 5K T-shirt design contest. She entered the design contest as a student in Katherine Allen-Bidwell's art class. Beebe is the daughter of Amanda and Ryan Beebe.When asked about ...

Community Service award presented

KyLynn Buchanan, 18, and daughter of Sabrina and Jason Buchanan, was presented the Prudential Spirit of Community Award on Wednesday evening, March 18, at the 4-H Assuring Quality Care for Animals. Whitney Clark, a local representative for Prudential, presented KyLynn with a medallion ...

School Menus

March 30 to April 3Warren School DistrictWarren School District on spring break all week (no school).Waterford ElementaryMonday: French toast, sausage, hash brown, juice, milk.Tuesday: Corn dogs, carrots/dip, fruit, milk.Wednesday: Popcorn chicken, dark salad, fruit, bread and butter, ...

I Heart Campaign training is back

From local reportsThe Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau's I Heart Tourism Version 2.0 training sessions are back by demand. The frontline customer service campaign is aimed at developing informed tourism professionals for Washington County.The I Heart Tourism offers ...

Speaker exploring WWI at MC today

Marietta College's Mark Schaefer will make the sixth presentation in the World War I colloquium, "Exploring the Great War," at 7 p.m. Monday, March 23, in Thomas 124.Schaefer will speak on "Woodrow Wilson and the Origins of Neo-Conservatism in American Foreign Policy."The college received a ...

24-hour Teach-a-Thon at Marietta College March 31

From local reportsFor 24 consecutive hours, someone from Marietta College's education department will be teaching a class in Erwin Hall starting at 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 31.The brainchild of Bill Bauer and Cathy Mowrer, the 24-hour Teach-a-Thon was organized to raise awareness - and money - for ...

O’Neill Center activities

Week of March 23 to 30Today9:30 a.m. - Rhythm Moves.11:30 a.m. - Fun & Fit.12:30 p.m. - Matter of Balance.2:30 p.m. - Matter of Balance.1 p.m. - Dominos.12:30 p.m. - Arbors East Basket class.Tuesday9:30 a.m. - Line Dance.12:30 p.m. - Bible Study.1 p.m. - Bridge.5:45 p.m. - ...

New scholarships available at WSCC

The Washington State Community College Foundation announces that WSCC students will have more scholarship opportunities available in the 2015-16 school year because of the generosity of several donors.Adding to an existing base of more than $55,000 awarded through the foundation, these new ...

New truck will help Rural Action deliver food

From local reportsATHENS - Through funds from the Osteopathic Heritage Foundations, Rural Action has purchased a new refrigerated delivery truck for local food distribution. The truck is a part of a larger program put in place by Rural Action Sustainable Agriculture, which works to take fresh ...

Menus

Week of March 23 to 27Warren elementariesMonday: Macaroni and cheese, steamed peas, dinner roll/butter, fruit choice.Tuesday: Chicken patty on bun, lettuce and tomato, sweet potato fries, fruit choice.Wednesday: Chicken chili soup, Goldfish crackers, celery/peanut butter, fruit choice.Thursday: ...

Dinner theater

A Mystery Dinner Theatre, "Murder at the Masquerade," will be from 6 to 8:30 p.m. March 28 at the Marietta Country Club. The cost is $60. The event is a fundraiser for the Friends of the Museums.The rustle of silks and feathers under muted conversation was probably the last thing heard by the ...

Wheeling Polka Festival

The Wheeling Polka Festival will feature three days of great live polka music at Glessner Auditorium at Oglebay's Wilson Lodge Friday, March 27, through Sunday, March 29. The festival kicks off at 8 p.m. on Friday with Dennis Polisky and The Maestro's Men.The Maestro's Men have been performing ...

Club news

Churchtown Busy BunchThe Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H club met Sunday, March 8, at St. John Pre-School. The meeting was called to order by President Anna Strahler, with 14 members present.Richard Canterbury led the American pledge and Ruslan Strahler led the 4-H pledge.Annie Billy read the ...