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Neighborhood News

Military notes

Navy officer in the spotlight CAMP LEMONNIER, Djibouti – Petty Officer First Class Natasha Williams, a native of Marietta, is an Aviation Structural Mechanic in charge of safety operations, and was recognized as the Camp Lemonnier Member in the Spotlight, Sept. 9, 2019. Located in an ...

Friends of the Library prepare for Fall Book Sale

At the end of this month, the Friends of the Washington County Public Library are hosting their Annual Fall Used-Book Sales, offering affordable, gently-used books, media and other materials to the public. The sale will take place from Sept, 27 through Oct. 1 in the Washington County Public ...

Birth announcements

Klintworth Mitchell and Alisha Klintworth of Waterford announce the birth of their daughter, Everly Rose Klintworth. She was born at 4:39 p.m. on Aug. 4 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches in length. The baby has three siblings, Gavin, Emma and ...

4-H news

Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club Lowell Lively Lassies & Lads 4-H Club met on Aug. 11. The meeting was called to order by Logan Wagner. Pledges were led by Cloverbuds Levi Wagner and Lucas Wagner. Roll call was answered by “your favorite ice cream topping.” The minutes of the ...

Democratic Women’s Club makes donation

The members of Washington County Democrats Women’s Club have chosen Gospel Mission Food Bank as the beneficiary of fifty pounds of food donation and $30 cash. The dedication shown to citizens of Marietta, Ohio, by the Waites and all the Gospel Mission staff and volunteers is appreciated. ...

McKenna reunion held in Beverly

The descendants of Clarence E. and Edna C. Young McKenna held their annual family reunion at the Lakeside Motel and Golf Club in Beverly with 26 family members and guests attending: Richard and Helen McKenna, Lisa White, Joe McClernon, Andrew and Kristen White, Judy McKenna, Jacob Lotts, Rick ...

The Bauer Fund announces 2019 award recipients

Dr. Bill Bauer and Mary Ella Bauer, their daughter Maddie Ryser and son-in-law Andrew are proud to announce the 2019 Bauer Fund grantees. The awards are in honor and memory of their son, brother, and brother-in-law Grant who passed away from suicide in 2014. The awards are announced yearly ...

Free and reduced meal plan at the Career Center announced

Washington County Career Center has announced its 2019-2020 program year policy for free and reduced-price meals for students unable to pay the full price of meals or milk served under the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, After School Care Snack or Special Milk Programs. Each school ...

Learn how to diversify revenue at Whole Farm Planning workshop

ATHENS — Woodland Ridge Farm & Learning Center is working with Rural Action to hold a Whole Farm Planning workshop on Sept. 28. The workshop will show participants how Whole Farm Planning can tie together planning for traditionally separate areas while also encouraging new and existing ...

Waterford Community Fair – Jr. Fair results

2019 brought another successful Junior Fair at the Waterford Community Fair. One hundred and seventy-seven hogs were purchased by 109 buyers. The total Market Hog sale was $216,850. The average price per head was $1225. Market Hog Champion, Reserve & Premier Exhibitor Champion Market ...

4-H News

Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club The Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Club met Aug. 11 at the St. John Senior Center in Churchtown. President Connor Tullius called the meeting to order with Christian Schwendeman leading the USA pledge and member Kayla Schwendeman leading the 4-H pledge. The meeting ...

Birth announcements

McAtee Makayla McAtee of Marietta announces the birth of her son, Owen Alex Grant McAtee. He was born at 5:28 p.m. on Aug. 15 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 inches in length. Grandparents are Christa Boley and George McAtee Jr., both of ...

Glenwood, Harmar Place hold donor appreciation dinner

Glenwood Community and Harmar Place, both United Church Homes communities, hosted their Donor Appreciation Dinner on Aug. 13. The event honored individuals who donate time and offer financial support to the UCH mission. This year, the communities gave two awards: the Ben M. Herbster Award to ...

Washington County School Districts host Leadership Day

Successful organizations recognize that development of effective leadership is critical to the organization’s success. Recently, the six district school systems and the Career Center in Washington County made an investment in growing their leaders by hosting an all-day professional learning ...

Ohio Highway Patrol promotes school bus safety

This month, thousands of Ohio school children will be heading back to school. For many of these students their day starts and ends by riding a school bus. The safety of the students riding to and from school and to school-sanctioned events is top priority. From 2016 through 2018, 3,962 ...

4-H news

Ohio State Fair 4-H results announced Nine local 4-H youth were recognized during the Ohio State Fair for receiving Outstanding of the Day Awards or Clock Trophy Awards. Outstanding of the Day awards were presented to the participants that scored in the top 20% of their class, whereas the top ...

Royalty will be crowned at Waterford Community Fair

The 2019 Washington County Junior Fair royalty competition was held on Aug. 12 at the Ohio State University Extension Office. Royalty candidates participated in an individual interview with three panel judges and a public speaking event. There are four candidates for 2019 Washington County ...

Community roundup

Kent State academic lists for Spring 2019 Kent State University names area students to the Dean’s and Presidents list for the recently completed 2019 Spring semester. To be named to the Dean’s list, full-time students must have achieved a grade point average of 3.40 or greater and must ...

Six Washington County students receive 2019 FAO Scholarships

NELSONVILLE — The Foundation for Appalachian Ohio (FAO) is proud to support the region’s students, from Clermont to Ashtabula counties, in pursuing post-secondary education. And this year, FAO is pleased to announce that more than $390,000 in scholarships have been awarded through over 530 ...