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Neighborhood News

O’Neill Center schedule

Upcoming events and activities at the O'Neill Center at 333 Fourth St., Marietta. To register for classes call 373-3914. Card craft class: 9 a.m., Jan. 28; Create one of a kind greeting cards for the upcoming St. Patrick's Day celebration. Lana Tuten will lead your crafting skills to a finished ...

Gardening classes begin Sunday at Unitarian church

The seventh year of free Community Gardening Classes begin Sunday at the First Unitarian Universalist Church where Jim Couts and Sam Doak are presenting plans for both individual and Marietta community composting.Couts, also called Dr. Worm, and Doak own Jubilee Gardens, where they create tons ...

Campus news

Bob Jones UniversityGREENVILLE, S.C. - Two local students are among approximately 950 Bob Jones University students named to the dean's list for grades achieved during the fall 2014 semester:- Elisabeth Adkins of Marietta. Adkins is a freshman business administration major.- Stephanie Nutt of ...

School menus/Week of Jan. 19 to 23

Warren HighMonday: No school.Tuesday: Cheeseburger or hamburger on whole wheat bun, potato wedges, lettuce/tomato, fruit choice.Wednesday: Chicken strips, barbecue sauce, breadsticks, green beans, fruit choice.Thursday: Creamy macaroni and cheese, roll and butter, buttered peas and carrots, ...

O’Neill Center schedule

Upcoming events and activities at the O'Neill Center at 333 Fourth St., Marietta.- To register for classes call 373-3914.- Card craft class: 9 a.m., Jan. 28; Create one of a kind greeting cards for the upcoming St. Patrick's Day celebration. Lana Tuten will lead your crafting skills to a ...

WCCC honor roll

Washington County Career Center names students to its honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2014-2015 school year:Principal list (GPA 4.0): Amber Bable, Machelle Blankenship, Kyleigh Butler, Tia Carpenter, Zachary Clegg, Brianna Cline, Madison Cooper, Joshua Craig, Kimberly Daugherty, ...

Births

BurchettShane and Tabitha Burchett announce the birth of their quadruplets, Brock Grant Burchett, who weighed 4 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 16.25 inches in length; Grayson Porter Burchett, who weighed 3 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 17.5 inches in length; Hadley May Burchett, who weighed 2 pounds, ...

Kiwanis clubs celebrate group’s centennial

Pancakes, playgrounds and parades are among the service projects Kiwanis club members have offered for 100 years to serve the children of the world. In 2015, Kiwanis members will renew their commitment to children by finding solutions to community needs and by eradicating a deadly disease from ...

Washington County agriculture outlook event on Jan. 29

The Ohio State University Agricultural Policy and Outlook Conference Series is organized yearly by AEDE. The conferences feature a series of meetings updating Ohio communities on policy changes, key issues, and market behavior with respect to farm, food, energy resources, and the environment.In ...

Crisis Intervention Team program established

One of the Washington County Behavioral Health Board's priorities is to work with local law enforcement to establish a Crisis Intervention Team (CIT) program. CIT training is designed to help law enforcement officers to respond to people experiencing mental health crises. CIT programs are built ...

Summer jobs program applications

Parkersburg Area Community Foundation & Regional Affiliates (PACF) - Our Community's Foundation - announces that its online application for its Civic Leaders Fellowship summer employment program is open now for college-aged students in its 11-county service region: Calhoun, Doddridge, ...

Students alerted to availability of local scholarships

Marietta Community Foundation announces the availability of scholarships for local students. All scholarship applications can be found on the foundation's website, www.mcfohio.org/scholarships. Eligibility restrictions are indicated for each scholarship.Thanks to the generosity of our donors, ...

Nominations sought for community awards

Zonta Club AwardThe Zonta Club of Marietta is looking for its annual Woman of the Year and soliciting nominations from clubs, service organizations, and the general public. Nominations in writing by USPS mail must be received by February 20th.The award, presented March 9 at the Marietta Area ...

Application deadline for 23rd annual River City Blues competition

The Blues, Jazz and Folk Music Society of Marietta announce their 23rd annual River City Blues Competition, the oldest and largest blues talent competition in the state of Ohio, and are looking for Blues talent for the competition. Applications must be received by Friday, Jan. 16. The event ...

Five generations

Margaret Groves, of Marietta, who celebrated her 90th birthday in April, is pictured on the couch, third from left, with two sets of five generations. Her daughter, Virgene Robinson, of Marietta, is pictured in front. Seated from left is her great-grandson, Dominik Hall, of Parkersburg, holding ...

Digging the Past Day at museum

Digging the Past: Archaeology Day will be held at Campus Martius Museum from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 17 with regular museum admission.The day's activities include lectures, displays of both pre-historic and historic artifacts from private collections from around the state as well as ...

Citizen of the Year nominations sought

The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2015 Gabe Zide Citizen of the Year. For many years, the Marietta Jaycees solicited nominations and selected the recipient of the Gabe Zide Citizen of the Year. The winner was honored at the Chamber of Commerce's annual ...

Local reps attend farm bureau meeting

Washington County Farm Bureau members represented their organization during the 96th annual meeting of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation held recently in Columbus. Ohio Farm Bureau is the state's largest and most inclusive farm organization.Delegates established the organization's policies on ...

Fields of Gettysburg performance

The Castle will present another special performance of The Fields of Gettysburg on Feb. 7 by singer/songwriter John Walsh. Walsh will also be joined by co-producer Todd Burge, pianist Bill White, singer Jessica Baldwin, and Justin Arthur as Wesley Culp. This program commemorates the ...

Births

JonesSteven Werkau and Katie Jones, of Sardis, announce the birth of their daughter, Lily Mae Jones. She was born at 8:50 p.m. Dec. 10, 2014, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 19 1/4 inches long. The baby has four siblings, Carson Jones and Hunter, Porter ...