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Neighborhood News

Secretary LaRose encourages potential young poll workers

Seventeen-year-old rising high school Seniors are now eligible for Ohio’s youth at the Booth Initiative. Ohio’s August 2 Primary Election for state legislative and party central committee candidates officially kicked off on June 17, when military and overseas ballots were mailed out to ...

Players auditioning for ‘Dial ‘M’ for Murder’

Auditions for “Dial ‘M’ for Murder” will be held in July by the Mid-Ohio Valley Players. The play, by Frederick Knott, is about a man who arranges for his wife’s murder to get her money. Opening in 1952, the play has been adapted for television and the movies, most notably by ...

West Virginia leaders pay tribute to Williams

CHARLESTON – Tributes came in Wednesday from West Virginia’s state and congressional officials upon the news of the passing of Hershel “Woody” Williams, the last living World War II Medal of Honor recipient. The family of Woody Williams released a statement through his foundation that ...

Riverfront Roar returns to Marietta

The Marietta Riverfront Roar is coming back for its 20th year after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic. Tens of thousands of people are expected to converge on downtown Marietta July 8 to 10. Event Chairperson Carmen Taylor said they are expecting more people than usual because the roar ...

Marietta City Schools planned to interview 4 superintendent hopefuls

From staff reports The Marietta City Schools Board of Education was scheduled to interview four candidates for the district's superintendent position Wednesday evening. There were 15 applicants for the job being vacated by Superintendent Will Hampton. After seven years at the helm of ...

Police Reports

Reports/Washington County ¯ Deputies were dispatched at approximately 9 p.m. June 23 to the area of 940 Watertown Road in reference to a private property crash at that location. A Spectrum employee was repairing a utility box that had been damaged. The utility box was located on the side ...