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Neighborhood News

‘The Playboy of the Western World’ opens at Marietta College

Theatre instructor Melissa Hill Grande believes “The Playboy of the Western World” is the perfect performance for theater novices or regular audience members to find out what happens to a confessed murderer. The Theatre at Marietta College is excited about its performance of J.M. ...

Campus notes

Kent State University President’s and Deans’s lists for fall 2019 Local students named to the President’s list are: Abigail Werry of Vincent. Local students named to the Dean’s list are: Audrey Stutler of Belpre, Samantha Banziger of Little Hocking, Katherine Bennett of Lowell, ...

Warren Local Schools honor roll

Warren Local Schools honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Warren High School Principal roll Grade nine: Geneva Cech, Sophie Cochran, Kadin Crawford, Cadence Frame, Tessa Haffner, Grant Hesson, Fiona McHenry, Ashley Miller, Clara Pettit, Hannah Pickens, Emma ...

Honor rolls

River Elementary River Elementary School Honors for the second nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s list Fourth grade – Alderman, Aubrey; Beard, Emil; Blough, Jude; Brake, Logan; Isaly, Crestyn; Maibach, Katrina. Fifth grade – Jones, Wyatt; Mcknight, Madison; ...

Port Authority announces board member, officers for 2020

The Southeastern Ohio Port Authority announces the appointment of Dr. Anthony Huffman to its Board of Directors, as well as approval of its slate of officers for 2020. Joining the Board of Directors is Dr. Anthony Huffman, Director of Adult Technical Training at the Washington County Career ...

River High School honor roll

River High School names students to the Honor roll for the second nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s list Seniors – Allison Bennett, Haven Blough, Kyria Blough, Mikenzie Cieszeski, Lacey Cordery, Madison French, Brittany Garrison, Colton Lawrence, Allison Long, Riley ...

Marietta Chapter #59 Order of the Eastern Star annual installation

Marietta Chapter # 59 OES had their annual installation of officers for 2020. The chapter was open at 7:30 p.m. as a special meeting. Those that register the members and guests were: Jean Moury, Past Matron of Marietta Chapter and Shelli Covell. Member of the chapter. Worthy Matron Mary Boston ...

66 years of Kiwanis Club Pancake Days

The Marietta Kiwanis Club announces its 66th Annual Pancake days scheduled for Feb. 7-8 at the First Congregational Church, 318 Front Street. “Pancake Days is our largest fundraiser,” says chairperson Melanie Singer. All the proceeds – over $22,000 last year – go back into our ...

Birth announcements

Powell Jason Lee Powell and Joey Lynn Haynes-Powell of Marietta announce the birth of their son, Sailor Ray Powell. He was born at 12:47 a.m. on Aug. 21 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 15.2 ounces and was 18.5 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Christian Mykol ...

Birthday milestones celebrated

85th Carl W. Berg turned 85 years old on Jan. 16. Cards may be sent to him at: 5840 Dalzell Road, Whipple, Ohio, 45788. 90th An open house will be held for Kenneth “Kenny” Brooks in honor of his 90th birthday. Join us Jan. 19 from 2-5 p.m. at The Eagles in Beverly for refreshments. ...

Lowell Elementary Spelling Bee 2019 winners

First grade First place – Dylan Herndon. Second place – Rylee Honchul. Third place – Logan Perine. Second grade First place – Deangelo Jones. Second place – Brantley Flowers. Third place – Noah Hopp. Third grade First place – Levi Wagner. Second place – Gavin ...

Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce announces speaker

The Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Ryan Day, The Ohio State University Head Football Coach, will be the keynote speaker at its 105th Annual Dinner meeting to be held March 9, 2020 at the Dyson-Baudo Recreation Center on the Marietta College Campus. Sometime ...

Honor roll

Frontier Frontier High and Middle School Principal Beth Brown announces students receiving academic recognition during the second nine-week grading period, which ended Dec. 20. To be eligible, students must earn the minimum GPA and be enrolled in at least four credits at Frontier with no ...

Belpre students for December

Logan Adams is the son of Jeff and Lisa Adams. He is involved in football, basketball, and baseball for the Eagles. He is an office assistant for the elementary school. Future plans include attending college to obtain a four-year degree and playing sports at the college level. Lydia White is ...

MCF reaches one last milestone before 2020

Last year Marietta Community Foundation reached several organizational milestones, and though 2020 has already begun, the Foundation has one more record-setting achievement from 2019 to announce. The Foundation gave a total of $263,000 in grants to local charities and nonprofits in ...

Honor rolls

St. John Central St. John Central School names students to the honor roll for the second grading period of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s list All A’s Fourth grade – (none) Fifth grade – Reese Lang, Avery Pottmeyer. Sixth grade – Caleb Schaad. Seventh grade – ...

Trooper with Marietta post is promoted to rank of sergeant

Trooper Dustin Payne, of the Marietta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, was promoted to the rank of sergeant on Tuesday by Col. Richard S. Fambro, Patrol superintendent. Sgt. Payne will remain in his current assignment as an assistant post commander. Payne began his patrol career in ...

Fort Frye Kindergarten registration starts in Feb.

Kindergarten registration for Fort Frye Local School District is scheduled for Feb. 17-21 for Beverly-Center Elementary, Lowell Elementary, and Salem-Liberty Elementary. Children must be 5 years of age by Aug. 1. To register, parents/guardians should visit the central registrar’s office ...

Washington State Foundation honors supporters

The Washington State Community College (WSCC) Foundation recently hosted its annual donors’ reception where they unveiled a Lifetime of Giving Honor Roll display. The Foundation hosts the annual event to thank its supporters as well as introduce the 2019 Distinguished Alumni. This year, ...

OOGEEP says survey shows support for oil and gas industry

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Eight out of 10 Ohio voters support natural gas and oil development and say the industry is important to their community, and nearly two thirds of Southeastern Ohio voters oppose banning development in the Ohio Valley, according to newly released public polling sponsored by ...