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Daughters of War of 1812 to honor Gard

The Daughters of the War of 1812 plan to honor Ataline Dunsmoor Gard (1812-1895) with a grave marking on Wednesday, July 6. Gard is known as an original Daughter of the War of 1812, as her father was Captain of Cavalry Phineas Dunsmoor of New Hampshire. The marking will take place at ...

Wood BOE swears in new superintendent

PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education held its regular meeting Tuesday night where goodbyes were said to two current members and a new superintendent was sworn in. Superintendent William Hosaflook, who was appointed as superintendent in 2018, will begin his new position as Jackson ...

WSCC names July student of month

Alexis Casto, a Radiologic Technology student at Washington State Community College’s Radiologic Technology, had to take decisive measures to ensure she could persist as a college student. The July Student of the Month didn’t let pregnancy, child-rearing, the rising cost of living or ...

Marietta council looks at removal bids

Marietta Public Works Superintendent Chris Hess went before the Marietta City Council’s finance committee Monday to request appropriations of $123,000 to help bolster a shortfall in the department. “I was hoping we could make it through the year without this happening,” Hess said. ...

Marietta City Schools talks drivers ed

Marietta City Schools Board of Education met Monday to discuss Drivers Ed, CORAS and the departure of the superintendent. Superintendent Will Hampton said Marietta would be offering Drivers Ed to students through the Muskingum Valley Educational Service Center. He said there are 12 other ...

Wade Lynch and Elizabeth Phelps engagement

Mr. and Mrs. James F. Phelps Jr. of Little Hocking announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Elizabeth Grace, to Wade Thomas Lynch, son of Mr. and Mrs. Trevor Lynch of Vincent. Miss Phelps is a 2017 graduate of Warren High School and a 2019 graduate of Washington ...