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WSCC celebrates first-gen students

Washington State Community College celebrated its first-generation college students during its First-Gen Fearless Days, Nov. 16-17. Across the nation, 56-percent of undergraduate students are first-generation, which means neither of their parents have a bachelor’s degree, and at Washington ...

Foundation announces nonprofit challenge

Nov. 12 was the beginning of National Community Foundation Week, but Marietta Community Foundation is starting their festivities early this year. On November 2nd, the Foundation is beginning its Annual Nonprofit Challenge, sponsored by Superior Toyota Hyundai. The Nonprofit Challenge invites ...

Operation Santa expands online

For more than 108 years, USPS Operation Santa® has helped bring joy to kids across the country. This year the magic of Santa has expanded nationwide with the digital Operation Santa online platform. But, Santa needs your help! Please spread the word that children can begin sending in their ...

Kent State commencement lists available

KENT, Ohio — Kent State University recently conferred degrees to summer graduates during virtual commencement exercises August 15. The university awarded 228 associate degrees, 616 bachelor’s degrees and 351 graduate degrees to students. Of the 351 bachelor’s degree students graduating ...

Operation Shoebox

The Warren FFA Chapter worked with Operation Shoebox. Operation Shoebox embraces a practical mission of providing hands-on support for our troops deployed overseas and returning home. It is the mission of Operation Shoebox to meet the needs of every hero with dignity and appreciation. After ...

St. Marys Catholic Honor Roll

St. Mary Catholic School honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Fourth grade Principals list (4.0) — Makenzie Cunningham, Myah Depuy, Alexander Greenwood. Honor roll (3.99-3.5) — Zuria Budar, Aaron Burnworth, Matthew Cunningham, Ellie Dunlap, Evelyn Eagan, Oliver ...

Educational Talent Search recruiting

When you walk in the door of Educational Talent Search (ETS) at Washington State Community College (WSCC), you’re greeted by a bulletin board with images of ETS Awesome Alumni. Each picture represents part of the program’s decades of success. Today, they’re looking to add more smiles to ...

Small Business Saturday slated

Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce invites area shoppers to experience all the Belpre area has to offer at its Shop Small/Shop Local event Saturday, Nov. 28 during regular business hours in the Belpre Area, Marietta and Parkersburg, and St. Rt. 339 areas, according to Karen Waller, BACC Executive ...

Alden

Laura Broedel Alden of 390 Browns Road, Marietta, will celebrate her 104th birthday Nov. 23. She is a lifelong resident of Reno, graduated from Marietta High School Class of 1934 and with her late husband, Harry, raised four daughters. Due to COVID there will be no gathering, but cards would be ...

Students of the Month

Belpre High School Alyssa Hutchinson is the daughter of Crystal and Brian Hutchinson. She plays and had has lettered in volleyball, basketball, and softball. She is a member of Student Council, National Honor Society, and travel softball. Upon graduation, Alyssa plans to attend West Virginia ...

Santa Experience coming to MOV

Two area photographers are teaming up to offer the most magical 45 minutes of your child’s year with “Santa’s Magical Workshop” on Nov. 21-22. Award-winning photographers Lora Yeater and Jim Osborn will offer unique portrait photography sessions for families this holiday season called ...

Marietta #59 O.E.S. chapter receives award

Marietta Chapter 59 OES of Marietta received a GOLD award for an outstanding chapter at Roberts Center in Wilmington, Ohio on Sept. 26. This was a statewide meeting for all Eastern Star members. This was a different Grand Chapter you could only attend by invitation due to the coronavirus this ...

WSCC celebrates adult learners in November

Washington State Community College is celebrating adult learners throughout the month of November. As part of the month-long celebration, Washington State announced numerous initiatives underway to make college more accessible to adults and help them advance their skills or pursue a new career ...

River Elementary School Honor Roll

River Elementary School honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Principal’s List Fourth grade – Striker Dye, Landon Indermuhle. Fifth grade – Jude Blough, Logan Brake, Aubrey Harr, Elijah (Tucker) Hostutler, Crestyn Isaly, Katrina Maibach, Lilah Palmer. Sixth ...

College inducts eight students into Order of Omega

Marietta College recently inducted eight students into the Order of Omega, a leadership honor society for members of fraternity and sorority organizations. The new members are: ¯ Sydney Amore ‘23 Hometown: Heath, Ohio Major: Public Accounting Sorority: Sigma Kappa ¯ Chasten Coleman ...

Livengood begins state mandated reappraisal of properties

Washington County Auditor Matthew Livengood has begun the process of a state mandated reappraisal of all properties. There will be appraisers visiting properties throughout the county through the end of 2021. These individuals will be working on behalf of the Washington County Auditor’s ...

Honor Rolls

Matamoras Elementary School Matamoras Elementary School honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2020-21 school year. Principal’s roll (4.0) Sixth grade – Zerik Rinard. Fifth grade – Mikayla Bennett. Fourth grade – lzak Rinard. Honor roll (3.5-3.99) Sixth grade – Evie ...

Students of the Month

Salem-Liberty Elementary School Salem-Liberty Elementary School announced their October Students of the Month: Mrs. Stephanie Fobes, Kindergarten — Cooper Lauer. Mrs. Amy Kilburn, First grade — Zylar Satterfield. Mrs. Lisa Blain, Second grade — Landon Holland. Miss Lynnette ...

Community Action to aid needy

Washington-Morgan Community Action, who serves Washington and Morgan Counties, has announced that there are funds available to assist households impacted by COVID-19 with rent or mortgage payments and to prevent water and sewer disconnections. Ohioans, who are at or below 200% of the Federal ...

Riverview donates finance curriculum

Several school districts in the Mid-Ohio Valley are the beneficiaries of a donation by Riverview Credit Union, headquartered in Belpre. This year marks the third consecutive year that Riverview has teamed up with Ramsey Solutions to support financial literacy and provide local schools with free ...