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Neighborhood News

Career Center holds annual ‘Fall Festivus’

The Washington County Career Center held its 10th Annual Fall Festivus Day on Oct. 25. This year, Fall Festivus was held with all 15 career-technical programs participating in several fun activities. Kicking off the event, students and staff participated in a Halloween Costume Contest sponsored ...

4-H NEWS

Trail Blazers The Trail Blazers 4-H Club had a meeting on Oct. 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Sweet Apple Farm in Vincent. There were 18 members and 18 guests present. Handed out premiums and awards to members. Certificates of Achievement: Congratulations Ten-year pin – Alyssa Deeter, Holly ...

4-H AWARDS

Washington County 4-H recently recognized 4-H volunteers, members and community friends at their Year-end 4-H Celebration. Service awards were given to several local volunteers completing milestones: Charlotte Wagner – 73 Year Volunteer; Nancy Coffman – 30 Year Volunteer; Andrea Ralston ...

Marietta film wins award from IndieFEST

Brian K. Bennett, of Vireo Productions, has won a prestigious Award of Recommendation from the IndieFEST Film Awards. The award was given for Bennett’s exciting feature film, “Escape 2120.” The motion picture is an adaptation of Bennett’s 2015 science fiction novel, “The Magician’s ...

Waterford Elementary honor roll

Waterford Elementary School names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s roll (All A’s and B’s; Grade Point Average 3.50-4.00) Grade 3 – Hunter Allen, Lydia Condict, Willow Daugherty, Cale Harris, Shaeli Hayes, Emma Jackson, ...

Marietta Community Foundation recognizes community philanthropists

Recently, the Marietta Community Foundation, surrounded by donors and friends, celebrated another year of accomplishments at their annual event. A part of the evening’s program included announcing the award winners for Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year, for both an individual/family ...

Marietta High School honor roll

Marietta High school names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Honor roll (3.0-3.499) Grade 9 – Sean Adams, Logan Bates, Jet Bigley, Caden Bourdon, Teonna Braun, Lyndsay Burwell, Joshua Cassill, Adam Catalona, Madison Cline, Keller Conner, ...

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 ...