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Honor rolls

Waterford ElementaryWaterford Elementary Honor Roll 1st Grading Period 2014 2015Principal's RollAll A's and B's - Grade Point Average 3.50 to 4.00Grade 3 Jarrett Armstrong, Claire Baldwin, Rebecca Bennett, Josie Burke, Sydnee Cline, Judson Coper, Leah Flaherty, Michael Gardner, Cameron ...

Peoples Bancorp Foundation makes 2-1-1 donation

The Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a nonprofit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Bank market areas, recently made a donation to the United Way of Washington County in support of the organization's 2-1-1 community resources program.2-1-1 is an easy to remember telephone number that ...

Local FFA students, Griffin, Whalin, earn recognition

Each year, the National FFA Organization honors the FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. That honor, the American FFA Degree, is ...

Marietta Community Foundation issues grants to organizations

Tis the season for giving, and Marietta Community Foundation is giving back to local nonprofit organizations. Granting more than $58,000 during its third grant cycle, the foundation offers much needed support to 11 community based organizations.Grants from the Foundation unrestricted funds are ...

MC president’s house available for functions

Marietta College President Joseph Bruno and his wife, Diane, will continue a holiday tradition they started in 2013 and open their home up to non-profit organizations, but also to the corporate community to host parties or other functions."Joe and I feel such a strong sense of community that we ...

Satuday Shuffle in Belpre Nov. 29

Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce invites area shoppers to experience all Belpre has to offer at its Shop Local event called "Saturday Shuffle" Saturday, Nov. 29. Through this event, chamber members will participate in the national Small Business Saturday, which spotlights local business and ...

Peoples Bancorp Foundation gives to Marietta YMCA

Peoples Bancorp Foundation, a non-profit corporation formed to make donations in Peoples Banks market areas, recently pledged $3,000 in support to the Marietta Family YMCA's "Strong Kids" Campaign."Peoples Bank believes that everyone should be able to participate in the YMCA's programs ...

Local firefighters complete fall training

From local reportsGRANVILLE, Ohio - The Ohio Oil and Gas Energy Education Program (OOGEEP) recently completed its fall firefighter training series, adding 92 firefighters to the number of first responders that have been trained how to effectively manage and address potential and rare incidents ...

MC professor honored with outstanding new adviser award

Marietta College's Joan Price was recently honored at the national Society for Collegiate Journalists conference with the Outstanding New Adviser Award."I was so surprised to hear that I had been nominated from the national office," said Price, Associate Professor of Media Studies. "It's truly ...

Who’s Who at Marietta College

Seventeen Marietta College students were recently selected for the 2015 "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges."Since 1934 students have been honored in the annual directory as outstanding campus leaders of the year. "Who's Who Among Students" gives each chosen student ...

WCCC W.I.S.H. list

The Washington County Career Center rewarded approximately 38 percent of its student body population with a fun day who made it on the W.I.S.H. List during the first nine-weeks of school. To be eligible for the W.I.S.H. List students must meet the following three criteria: 3.0 GPA or higher, ...

Births

AntonsEli and Ruth Antons, of Baltimore, Maryland, announce the birth of their son, Joel Stephen. He was born at 12:52 a.m. Oct. 5, 2014 at Medstar Harbor Hospital in Baltimore. She weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces. The baby has three brothers, Isaac, Asa and Malachi Antons.Paternal grandparents are ...

Births

ChickloTodd and Jennifer Chicklo, of Parkersburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Annalise Emery Chicklo. She was born at 10:17 p.m. Sept. 9, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long. The baby has two siblings, Ema Roze and Bella ...

Victorian home tour

Parkersburg's Julia-Ann Square Historic District will showcase five historic homes decorated for the season at their annual Victorian Christmas Home Tour and Tea.On Saturday, Dec. 6 the tours will be escorted by guides in period attire, homeowners will share the history of their homes, and ...

Sisters of St. Joseph grants

Twenty-six nonprofit organizations in the Mid-Ohio Valley received grant funding from the Sisters of St. Joseph Charitable Fund (SSJCF) in support of its vision of "healthy people in healthy communities." At its fall meeting, the SSJCF's Board of Directors approved a total of $397,075 in ...

Noble County Community Foundation scholarships

The Noble County Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for the Noble County Community Foundation Scholarship and for its regular winter grant funding round.The NCCF Scholarship will be announced at the Noble County Chamber of Commerce banquet in March of 2015, will award two ...

Small gifts needed for shoebox program

The Gospel Mission Food Pantry is seeking donations for its fourth annual Operation Backyard Christmas Shoebox. Last year the program provided 238 shoeboxes full of small presents to area needy children. Donations are being accepted now through Dec. 6. Suggested items include shoe boxes, ...

Matamoras Elem. honor roll

Matamoras Elementary School students named to the honor roll for the first nine weeks:Principal's list, 4.0Fourth grade: Anna Antill, Alisyn Felton, Jamison Schmidt.Fifth grade: J.D. Schmidt, Lacie Smith.Sixth grade: Abigail Burton, Billy Butler, Andrew Shapley.Honor roll, 3.5 to 3.99Fourth ...

4-H news

S-L Homemakers and the Lower Salem BoysThe Salem Liberty homemakers and the Lower Salem Boys held a meeting on Oct. 11. There were 13 members at the meeting. The group made Christmas cards to send to a nursing home. Officers for 2015 where elected. Josie White was elected president, Elizabeth ...

Washington Elementary honor roll

Washington Elementary School students named to the honor roll for the nine-week grading period ending Oct. 14:Principal's listThird grade: Flora Burgardt, Leah Greene, Kate Evans.Fourth grade: Keegan Bills, Kennedy Hearing, Georgia Laumann, Lauren Modesitt, Kenzie Smith, Wyatt Whitehouse, ...