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Neighborhood News

MCF reaches one last milestone before 2020

Last year Marietta Community Foundation reached several organizational milestones, and though 2020 has already begun, the Foundation has one more record-setting achievement from 2019 to announce. The Foundation gave a total of $263,000 in grants to local charities and nonprofits in ...

Honor rolls

St. John Central St. John Central School names students to the honor roll for the second grading period of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s list All A’s Fourth grade – (none) Fifth grade – Reese Lang, Avery Pottmeyer. Sixth grade – Caleb Schaad. Seventh grade – ...

Trooper with Marietta post is promoted to rank of sergeant

Trooper Dustin Payne, of the Marietta post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol, was promoted to the rank of sergeant on Tuesday by Col. Richard S. Fambro, Patrol superintendent. Sgt. Payne will remain in his current assignment as an assistant post commander. Payne began his patrol career in ...

Fort Frye Kindergarten registration starts in Feb.

Kindergarten registration for Fort Frye Local School District is scheduled for Feb. 17-21 for Beverly-Center Elementary, Lowell Elementary, and Salem-Liberty Elementary. Children must be 5 years of age by Aug. 1. To register, parents/guardians should visit the central registrar’s office ...

Washington State Foundation honors supporters

The Washington State Community College (WSCC) Foundation recently hosted its annual donors’ reception where they unveiled a Lifetime of Giving Honor Roll display. The Foundation hosts the annual event to thank its supporters as well as introduce the 2019 Distinguished Alumni. This year, ...

OOGEEP says survey shows support for oil and gas industry

GRANVILLE, Ohio – Eight out of 10 Ohio voters support natural gas and oil development and say the industry is important to their community, and nearly two thirds of Southeastern Ohio voters oppose banning development in the Ohio Valley, according to newly released public polling sponsored by ...

Birth announcements

Wajszczyk Dan and Tara Wajszczyk of Marietta announce the birth of their daughter, Abby Dawn Wajszczyk. She was born at 9:27 a.m. on Dec. 24 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, .5 ounces and was 18.5 inches in length. Grandparents are Andy and Mel Steed of Marietta, and ...

Distinguished Alumni Awards presented by WSCC Foundation

The Washington State Community College (WSCC) Foundation honored Cody Meglio and Tyler Heddleston as the 2019 WSCC Distinguished Alumni during its annual banquet. The Distinguished Alumni awards are presented annually to graduates who exhibit the qualities of community and professional ...

Washington County Career Center selects Student Ambassadors

The Washington County Career Center selected Student Ambassadors for the 2019-20 school year. Ambassadors are: ¯ Taylor Addlesburger is the daughter of Richard Addlesburger of New Matamoras and the late Amy Riggs. She is the sister of Tanna Addlesburger of Newport. She is a junior from ...

Warren honor roll

Warren High School names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal roll Grade 9 – Sophie Cochran, Kadin Crawford, Cadence Frame, Tessa Haffner, Fiona McHenry, Ashley Miller, Peyton Moore, Clara Pettit, Hannah Pickens, Emma Poulton, Skyler ...

Fort Frye FFA competes in multiple fall contests

This Fall the Fort Frye FFA has been busy competing in Career Development Events. These contests are an integral part of Agricultural Education and challenge students to apply classroom contest in a real-life setting while exploring potential careers and building skills. On Thursday, Nov. 6, ...

WSCC Student of the Month enjoys hands-on experience

Good grades are important to find success, however Washington State Community College’s Student of the Month Letitia Glass discovered that finding your passion is equally valuable. When Glass first enrolled at WSCC, she was certain of one thing, she wanted to work in the medical profession. ...

Wood County honor roll

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists for the first nine weeks of the 2019-20 school year. Grades 1-8 Principal’s list (4.0 averages) First grade – Harper Bennett, Jackson Cunningham, John Meyer, Gavin Seigneur, Layla Wilkinson, Thatcher Wilson. Second grade – ...

Lowell elementary awards

Lowell Elementary School awards for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. The awards assembly was held Oct. 29. Kindergarten Super Skills – Jace Scoggan, Noah Evanoff, Madison Bules, Macey Bules, Haddox McNabb, Eli Offenberger. First grade Advanced (4’s and 3’s) – ...

Fort Frye school official attends statewide conference

COLUMBUS – Stephanie Lang, Board President, Legislative Platform Committee, and Legislative Liaison for Fort Frye Local School District, attended the 64th annual Ohio School Boards Association (OSBA) Capital Conference and Trade Show, held Nov. 10-12 at the Greater Columbus Convention ...

MCF launches campaign for early childhood development

As children in Washington County prepare their Christmas lists for Santa, Marietta Community Foundation is working to give the kids a present that can last a lifetime. The Foundation has pledged a $20,000 matching grant to be used towards their Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library (DPIL) ...

Lowell Elementary award winners

Lowell Elementary School award winners for November 2019: Student of the Month Preschool – Praise Duskey. Kindergarten – Michael Hudson. First grade – Lucas Wagner. Second grade – Levi Wittekind. Third grade – Klaire Grose. Fourth grade – Alyssa Lang and Nahum ...

O’Neill Center schedule

O'Neill Center (located at 333 Fourth St., Marietta) schedule for the week of Dec. 9-16. Monday, Dec. 9 9 a.m. – Breakfast for your Brain 9 a.m. – Manicures & Pedicures 11 a.m. – Blood Pressures by Stonerise at Home 11:30 a.m. – Fun & Fit 1 p.m. – Cookies in a ...

White to stay on Arts Council

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine reappointed Susan Allan Block of Toledo, Juan Cespedes of Columbus, and William B. White of Marietta to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC) board for terms ending July 1, 2024. “Susan, Juan, and Bill have worked tirelessly to promote innovation and investment in Ohio’s ...

Matamoras Elementary honor roll

Matamoras Elementary School names students to the honor roll for the first nine weeks of the 2019-2020 school year. Principal’s roll (4.0) Sixth grade – Madison Smith. Fifth grade – Zerik Rinard. Fourth grade – Bailey Arnold. Honor roll (3.5-3.99) Sixth grade – Ethan ...