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Neighborhood News

Junior Fair Board meeting held virtually via Zoom

The April 2 meeting of the Washington County Junior Fair Board was held virtually using Zoom. President Lindsey Hartline called the meeting to order and the officers were introduced and reports given. The group played a game of Pictionary for the team building activity. The group talked ...

Warren graduate completes Marine Corps training at Parris Island, S.C.

Private Jacob P. Lee graduated United States Marine Corps bootcamp at Parris Island, S.C. April 3. He is the son of Jeffrey and Catherine Lee of Marietta. He is a graduate of Warren High School and OHVA. He completed Marine Combat Training at Camp Geiger May 4 and will be studying electronic ...

Waterford man is 90

Lonnie Ray Stacy of Waterford turned 90 years old May 3. He is the youngest son of the late Emory and Cora Stacy of Little Hocking. Lonnie graduated from Belpre High School and served in Korea with the Marines. He retired from Cox Lumber Co. in Bayonet Point, Fla. after working in building ...

Birth announcements

Neff Michael and Patrisha Neff of Caldwell announce the birth of their son, Emerick Stryker Neff. He was born at 4:49 p.m. April 24 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Parker Martin Neff and Dominick Liam ...

Warren Honor Roll

Warren High School honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal roll Grade nine: Garrett Biddinger, Abigail Blaney, Cole Clatterbuck, Sophie Cochran, Cadence Frame, Alexis Frazee, Tessa Haffner, Grant Hesson, Fiona McHenry, Ashley Miller, Clara Pettit, ...

Seven seniors inducted into prestigious Phi Beta Kappa

Seven Marietta College seniors were inducted into the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa society, which was established in 1860 at the College, during a virtual ceremony April 27. The inductees, who will graduate May 3 during a virtual Commencement ceremony, are Cameron Cantley (Vincent, Ohio), Rosey ...

Foundations partner in $40K donation to local food pantries

Food insecurity continues to be a dilemma many across the nation are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic, but several local organizations in Washington County have banded together to minimize the negative effects of this crisis. Together, Marietta Community Foundation, The Bernard McDonough ...

Alumna impacts students’ lives by maintaining connection to WSCC

Reminiscing on her time as a student at Washington State Community College (WSCC), alumna Sondra Holbert counts Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) and scholarship support as hallmarks of her academic success. She found their importance so valuable that she maintained her connection to the institution to ...

Marietta native elected 2020-21 Student Body President

Marietta College’s 2020-21 Student Government Association leadership team all hails from Ohio, including local resident Katie Kitchen ‘21 (Marietta, Ohio) who was elected Student Body President. Kitchen replaces Rachel Ewing ‘20 (Stockton, California) and she said the opportunity to ...

100th birthday

On May 15, life-long Marietta resident Delbert Weber will turn 100 years old. He was a twin (with his brother Albert) and lived through the Great Depression. That forged a life-style of self-reliance, hard work and frugality. He met and married the love of his life, his partner, Berneda, and ...

At-home parade honors Tower of Excellence Award recipient

With a parade of honking cars, signs and well-wishers, COVID-19 did not dampen the announcement that senior Alex Branham has been honored with the 2020 Tower of Excellence Award, one of the top two awards the University bestows on its graduates. On Friday, April 17, a caravan of family and ...

Early college paves way to nursing career

Sarah Schartiger is a Family Nurse Practitioner with Memorial Health System who has worked hard to achieve her dream of becoming a nurse. Her college journey began while still in high school at Fort Frye when Schartiger took college courses through the early college program (now called College ...

Births

McNabb Kayla Marie Lewis and Matthew Jacob McNabb of Lowell announce the birth of their daughter, Remi Jolee McNabb. She was born at 1:17 p.m. on Feb. 27 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Hayden Matthew ...

4-H News

Youth can enroll in 4-H through May 1 Youth interested in joining a Washington County 4-H club can enroll through May 1. Local 4-H Club advisors are being creative and using virtual platforms to keep their members connected. 4-H Clubs continue to hold monthly meetings through virtual ...

Honor rolls

Matamoras Elementary Matamoras Elementary School Honor roll for the third nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s roll (4.0) Sixth grade – Madison Smith. Fifth grade – None. Fourth grade – Bailey Arnold. Honor roll (3.5-3.99) Sixth grade – Skyler ...

Frontier High School announces its Senior Prom Court

NEW MATAMORAS – Frontier High School 2020 Prom Queen candidates are Alexis Elizabeth Bland, Emily Ann Bookman, Katlyn Alyce Burns, Merlea Shaw Dunn, Rachel Jo Slan, and Sara Brianna Winstanley, and King candidates are Logan Kyle Brookover, Corby Scott Curtis, Kyle Ethan Daugherty, Eljiah Zane ...

Marietta professor receives Rising Star Award during national convention

A few months into his second year teaching in Marietta College’s Communication Department, Cody Clemens ‘13 celebrated two major achievements. The first happened during the 105th annual convention for the National Communication Association (NCA), held in Baltimore, Maryland, in ...

4-H news

Bull’s-Eye 4-H Club Bull’s-Eye 4-H Club holds two hands-on shooting sports sessions during the 4-H year (October-September) at Hervida 4-H Camp. The 2019 fall session ended Nov. 22. Officers for the session were President Josie Burke, Vice President Katie Schaad, Secretary Cody Schaad, ...

Washington County Career Center names Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its April Students of the Month, Faith Chichester, Savannah Knotts, and Dakota Robinson. Faith Chichester is a Marietta senior enrolled in the Diesel Truck Mechanics program, and she is the daughter of Jason and Tisha Chichester of Marietta. At the ...

Newport Elementary honor roll students

Newport Elementary School names students to the honor roll for the third nine-week grading period of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s roll (4.0) Sixth grade – Aaden Bills, Madison Greenwood, Mya Hanel, Ethan Hartshorn, Caleb Kirkpatrick, Avery Powell, Hunter Taylor. Fifth grade ...