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Neighborhood News

Newport Elementary honor roll

Newport Elementary School names students to the Honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Sixth grade Principal’s roll – Aaden Bills, Mya Hanel, Ethan Hartshorn, Caleb Kirkpatrick, Avery Powell, Hunter Taylor. Honor roll – Anna Bowersock, Izaya Chisolm, ...

River High School honor roll

River High School names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year, Principal’s list Seniors – Allison Bennett, Haven Blough, Kyria Blough, Mikenzie Cieszeski, Lacey Cordery, Brittany Garrison, Ethan Goudy, Allison Long, Olivia Romick, Riley Rouse, ...

Fort Frye Honor Roll

Fort Frye High School names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Merit (3.0-3.49 GPA): Olivia Allevato, Madison Anderson, Carter Armstrong, Jacob Ayers, Gillian Baker, Jaymison Baker, Oscar Baker, Sidney Barnhouse, Church Barton. Holden Barton, ...

Heating assistance now available through Community Action

As the colder weather is quickly approaching us, Washington-Morgan Community Action announces the beginning of the Winter Crisis Program/Emergency HEAP. The program began Nov. 1 and will end on March 31, 2020. *Appointments are now required. Please call 1-833-359-2803 to schedule your ...

Belpre Elementary Honor Roll

Belpre Elementary School names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. (Master: 4.0; Scholar: 3.5-3.99) First grade Master: Jaxson Allman, Aidyn Boyce, Cooper Burnfield, Dylan Burnfield, Mary Cox, Peighton Crawford, Ryland Crum, Keandre Currie, ...

Alzheimer’s Family Resource Fair on Nov. 13 at WVU-P

PARKERSBURG – One, two, three – in the time it takes to count to three, a new case of dementia occurs somewhere in the world. Not to mention, the Alzheimer’s Association estimates 50 million people worldwide are living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and other dementias. Caring for ...

Birth announcements

Ramsey Jeremy and Ashley Ramsey of Cambridge announce the birth of their son, Joseph Wayne Ramsey. He was born at 2 a.m. Nov. 1 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 inches in length. Grandparents are Terri and Gary Dowler of Belpre, Terry and Sharon ...

Washington County Career Center honor roll

Washington County Career Center names students to its honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal list (GPA 4.0): Eden Armstrong, Cami Ayers, Kody Ballard, Taylor Bennett, Haley Bledsoe, Stephanie Carpenter, Hailey Chesser, Faith Chichester, Kane Clinton, ...

Birth announcements

Lowers Tyler and Shadoe Lowers of Williamstown announce the birth of their daughter, Brodie Monroe Lowers. She was born at 9:46 a.m. on Oct. 20 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches in length. The baby has one sibling, Bronson Michael ...

BPA Officers elected at Washington County Career Center

The Business Professionals of America (BPA) organization at the Washington County Career Center elected its chapter officers recently. The chapter includes students from the Digital Marketing and Graphic Design & Video Production programs. Officers for the 2019-20 school year are: ¯ ...

Riverview Credit Union food drive

BELPRE — On Oct. 17, Riverview Credit Union joined with 56,000 credit unions around the world in celebration of International Credit Union (ICU) Day. “At Riverview, we provide the same services of other financial institutions but are guided by the ‘people before profit philosophy’,” ...

Southeast Ohio Doan Reunion

The Southeastern Ohio Chapter of the Doan Family met on Oct. 5 for their 38th annual reunion at the Lower Salem Community Building. Dinner was enjoyed at noon with Christopher Doan giving grace before the meal. The tables were decorated with potted mums donated by Delmer Doan and Barbara ...

Frontier High School seniors participate in Application Day

NEW MATAMORAS – The Frontier High School Guidance office recently hosted the school’s first-ever Application Day event, giving seniors the opportunity to complete whatever steps necessary to prepare for life after graduation. “I applied to West Liberty, Kent State, and West Virginia ...

St. Mary Catholic School honor roll

St. Mary Catholic School honor roll for the first quarter of the 2019-2020 school year. Fourth grade Honor roll (3.99-3.5) – Clara Becker, Julianna Huffman, Nicholas Marasco, Kathryn Nguyen, Jaelynn Nichols, Theda Tofuate. Merit roll (3.4-3.0) – Alyssa Biehl, Matthias Grueneberg, Hugh ...

17th Artillery celebrates 21st reunion

The 17th Artillery was formed May 14, 1917 by the United States War Department. In 1999, a devoted group of Vietnam veterans gathered and formed the 17th Artillery Regiment Association, which celebrated their 21st reunion the week of Sept. 15 at Fort Sill in Lawton, Okla. at the Fairfield Inn. ...

NAACP president visits WVU-P

PARKERSBURG – Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), will speak at the National Institutes for Historically-Underserved Students Think Tank 2019 at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 8 at West Virginia University at Parkersburg. He will ...

Waterford FFA Soils Team headed to Nationals

The Waterford FFA Rural Soil Judging team is headed to Oklahoma, after participating in three different soil judging contests that lead them to becoming one of the best soil judging teams in Ohio. The first competition was the Washington County Soil Judging Contest which was organized by the ...

Career Center FFA elects officers

The FFA organization of the Washington County Career Center elected 2019-20 chapter officers recently. Members participating in the FFA organization are students from the Landscape Construction & Turf Management program. The organization expands opportunities for classroom instruction to be ...

Frontier Local honor roll

Frontier High and Middle School Principal Beth Brown announces 129 students receiving academic recognition during the first nine week grading period, which ended Oct. 18. To be eligible, students must earn the minimum GPA and be enrolled in at least four credits with no marks below a ...

Morning Rotary supports kids through MCF’s Imagination Library

As a local affiliate to the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, Marietta Community Foundation has a vision of improving early childhood developmental milestones across Washington County. For the past several months, the Foundation’s staff has been traveling to various social groups in the ...