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Neighborhood News

Frontier Alumni Association presents two scholarships

The Frontier Alumni Association 1969-1990 presented two $500 scholarships at the recent 2019 Frontier High School graduation held May 24. This is the eighth year that two seniors have received a scholarship from the alumni. Jeff Beaver, 1976 alumni and president of the Frontier Alumni ...

More than $21,000 raised at fifth annual BrAva Golf Outing

BEVERLY—A full slate of teams and more than 100 hole sponsors were instrumental in helping to raise more than $21,000 at the fifth annual BrAva Golf Outing on July 27 at Lakeside Golf Course in Beverly. The funds benefit BrAva Fight, a local nonprofit organization increasing childhood cancer ...

Jeffferson County historic tour Aug. 3-4

Modern Living with Historic Homes will be the theme of the annual Historic Tour held in Mount Pleasant, Jefferson County, OH this year. Visitors will have the opportunity to visit three private homes which exemplify that theme. In addition Ohio History Connection’s Quaker Yearly Meeting ...

Birth announcements

Creighton Corey and Tina Creighton of Dart announce the birth of their daughter, Evony Grace Creighton. She was born at 1:06 p.m. on June 18 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches in length. The baby has one sibling, Eden Adalay ...

July Student of the Month has long history with WSCC

Tanner Palmer has a strong connection with Washington State Community College that dates back to his time in junior high. Today, when he’s not in the classroom, the massage therapy student stays connected through his involvement with Phi Theta Kappa, Student Council, Music Club, Social ...

Waterford FFA members visit nation’s capital

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Mackenzie Cary, Courtney Miller, Rebecca Miller and Isabella Strahler, members of the Waterford FFA Chapter, converged in Washington, D.C., this summer to analyze their personal skills and interests, develop leadership skills and a create a meaningful community-service plan ...

Annual Casto family reunion

The annual Casto Reunion for the descendants of John and Renna Molze Casto was held at Elks Lodge #477 on July 6. In attendance were 98 people. Those traveling from out-of-state were from Kentucky, New York, and Texas. A potluck dinner was served. Chris Casto gave the invocation. The ...

Belpre Rotary hears about Boys and Girls Club plans

Rebecca Johnson, executive director of Boys and Girls Club of Washington County, described plans to establish an after-school community learning center in Belpre as speaker during the July 10 meeting of Belpre Rotary Club. The center will serve up to 30 Belpre Elementary School students the ...

Williamstown Music in the Park

WILLIAMSTOWN – The 25th Annual Music in the Park at Tomlinson Park in Williamstown announces its summer schedule, through Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. ¯ July 23 – Windy Ridge, Sam Brookover. ¯ July 30 – St. Mary’s Community Concert Band. ¯ Aug. 6 – Eugene Haught, All of God’s ...

Students named to Dean’s list at Ohio Northern University

Washington County students named to Dean’s list at Ohio Northern University The following students from Washington County were named to the Dean’s list for spring semester 2018-19 at Ohio Northern University. To be eligible for the Dean’s list, a student must attain a grade point ...

Noble County Community Foundation applications accepted

Applications for the Noble County Community Foundation’s (NCCF) summer 2019 funding round are now available and are currently being accepted until 4:30 p.m. on August 10. In addition to its scholarship activities, the NCCF has provided funding from its general endowment for 59 projects ...

WV Electric Auto Association to present at MOVCA meeting

PARKERSBURG – Marty Weirick and other members of the West Virginia Electric Auto Association will be guest presenters at the July 18 Third Thursday meeting of Mid-Ohio Valley Climate Action. Beginning at 6 p.m., the electric auto enthusiasts will gather in the parking lot of the First ...

Many milestone birthday celebrations

100th birthday Cleo (Christman) Carpenter, formerly of Lewisville, OH, will celebrate her 100th birthday July 22. She was the youngest of nine children born to John and Clara (Ackerman) Christman in Calais, OH. She graduated from Lewisville High School in 1937 and Ohio University in 1939 with ...

Birth announcements

Pottmeyer Steven and Brandy Pottmeyer of Belpre announce the birth of their daughter, Lacey Elizabeth Pottmeyer. She was born at 6:24 p.m. on July 1 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 5 ounces and was 18 inches in length. The baby has two siblings, Kirra Sadler and Riley ...

Civitan awards scholarhips to three area students

Since 1969, the Marietta Civitan Club has awarded scholarships to graduating seniors in Washington County. Recently, the club awarded $1000 scholarships to three 2019 graduating seniors. Each applicant for these scholarships completed and application and submitted an essay and references, with ...

Lowell community encouraged to give blood

The American Red Cross is facing an emergency need for blood and platelets after a significant shortfall in blood donations during the Fourth of July holiday week and ongoing challenges finding new blood donors. Judy McKarnin is answering the call to action to help save patient lives, including ...

Campus notes

Local student graduates from North Greenville University Allysa Yeater of Belpre graduated Cum Laude with her Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education degree from North Greenville University at a commencement ceremony May 4. A baccalaureate degree student whose cumulative grade point ...

Harvest of Hope Farm to Table Dinner

The fifth annual Washington County Harvest of Hope Farm to Table Dinner and Auction will be held July 26 at the Marietta Shrine Club. The event will feature an evening of delicious food created by local chefs using locally grown food, live music by The Rhodes Family, tasty appetizers served by ...

4-H news

Churchtown Community Crew June 2019 – Churchtown Community Crew 4-H held their meeting on June 14 at the St. John’s Pavilion at 6:30 p.m. The meeting was called to order by President Maddie Wells. The pledge of allegiance was led by Dylan Hart and the 4-H pledge was led by Owen Schaad. ...

Birth announcements

Taylor Victoria and Gerard Taylor of Vienna announce the birth of their daughter, Juliette Emmora Taylor. She was born at 1:18 p.m. on June 26 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces. The baby has one sibling, Claire Anastasia Taylor. Grandparents are Candice Bennett, ...