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Monroe County teachers receive vaccine

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WOODSFIELD — More than 200 teachers and staff of the Switzerland of Ohio Local School District received their first dose of the Moderna vaccine against COVID-19 last week. Linda Masters, administrator of the Monroe County Health Department, said multiple health department nurses traveled ...

Marietta Lions support Boy and Girls Club

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The Marietta Noon Lions Club has been serving the Marietta community for over 96 years. Most recently, Marietta Noon Lions has been giving back to organizations like the Washington County Boys and Girls Club. The Washington County Boys and Girls Club is currently working on renovating their ...

College Dean’s List

Neighborhood News

Youngstown State University The following local Youngstown State University students have been named to the Dean’s List for Fall Semester 2020: Brice Holland of Belpre majoring in Geology and Erica Hays of Newport majoring in Dance Management. Dean’s List recognition is awarded to ...

Wood County Christian School Honor Roll

Neighborhood News

Wood County Christian School announces the honor lists for the second nine week grading period of the 2020-21 school year. Grades 1-8 Principal’s List (4.0 averages) First grade – Oralee Allman, Arya Border, Maci Budzyn, Ava Cooper, Quinn Hall, Griffin Hostutler, Josiah Munson, Cora ...

4-H News

Neighborhood News

Churchtown Busy Bunch 4-H Churchtown Busy Bunch met Sunday, Feb. 7 at St. John Sr. Center. The meeting was called to order by Chandler Evans. The US pledge was led by Chad Lang. The 4-H pledge was led by Blake Lang. Joel Jenks took the roll call. Landon Nibert gave the treasurer’s report. ...

Birthday

Neighborhood News

90th-Kroll Birdie L. Kroll turned 90 years old Feb. 18. Send cards to: Birdie L. Kroll, C/O Rick Kroll, 9292 State Route 260, New Matamoras, Ohio, 45767. As she enjoys hearing from family and friends, it is asked that a memory be included with the card.

Local Events

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Meetings ¯ Grandview Township will hold 2021 regular meetings at 6 p.m. the first Monday of each month at the township hall. The following months will be held on different dates: July 6, and Sept. 13. These meetings will also be held at 6 p.m. ¯ Decatur Township will hold its monthly public ...

Broughton community center plays host to vaccine clinic

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Volunteers were at the heart of the clinic Monday at the Broughton’s community center on Ohio 821. First, an appointment for a time slot was confirmed in the parking lot driveway headed towards the community building. Early birds arriving for their appointment were asked to wait in ...

Port authority to discuss broadband project

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WOODSFIELD — The next steps for high-speed internet access in Monroe County are on the horizon, in addition to economic activity the county’s port authority is boasting already from its Powhatan No. 7 development site. “These are two separate projects,” explained Jason Hammon, the ...

Dostal hired for chief building official position

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Rick Dostal was hired Monday by the Washington County Commission for the open chief building official position for the Southeast Ohio Building Department. “We held interviews last week and thought Rick was the way the county should go,” said County Commissioner Jamie Booth. “He has the ...

Washington State Community College adds new trustee, dean

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A new trustee and dean were introduced during Monday’s meeting of the Washington State Community College Board of Trustees. Jodey Altier, president and managing partner at Perry & Associates, was sworn in as the new trustee, while Jona Hall was introduced as the new dean of transfer and ...

Broadband cooperative begins making connections

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RAINBOW — Phones have been ringing off the hook since tower installation day. “The calls just keep coming in, that one was an army vet out on Veto Lake,” said Washington County Commissioner Jamie Booth after stepping back inside the Brown family home on the Muskingum River. Booth ...

Belpre: Few reports of snow-related problems

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BELPRE — The city of Belpre weathered the recent winter snowfall well, according to city officials. Belpre City Council held its regular meeting Monday evening. Due to the spike in COVID-19 cases, the Belpre City Building has been closed since Nov. 18, with all business conducted by mail, ...

$700,000 raised for COVID care with Memorial Health Foundation

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From staff reports Since March 2020, more than $1.3 million has been raised to assist Memorial Health System with COVID-19 care. Some $700,000 was raised between December and February for patient care and to operationalize a vaccination clinic for the region. For the past 40 years, the ...

Local Events

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Meetings ¯ The Reno Water and Sewer District meeting will be held at 6 p.m. today at the Reno Water office building, 170 Mount Tom Road. Public is welcome. Safe distancing will be practiced and masks are requested. ¯ Grandview Township will hold 2021 regular meetings at 6 p.m. the first ...

Bill would create broadband expansion

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Photo by Janelle Patterson While the next step for internet access locally is linking the first client to the Southeast Ohio Broadband Cooperative’s network, what’s going on at the state level? Thursday the Ohio House of Representatives approved House Bill 2, following less than a month ...

Council passes legislation on variety of topics

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What happens after a piece of legislation is passed by Marietta City Council? The question has often been logged by readers of The Marietta Times, following authorizations, directions or allocations passed in legislative session via ordinance or resolution during a regular or special business ...

Roundtable to present webinar on March 9

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XPO Logistics President Troy Cooper 91 is scheduled to speak during the Economic Roundtable of the Ohio Valley’s webinar at noon, Tuesday, March 9. Cooper, who earned a bachelor of arts degree in accounting from Marietta College, will speak about “A C-Suite View of Transportation and ...

County to distribute at-home test kits

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At-home antigen testing may be the next step in the community fight against coronavirus. “We are now making rapid at-home COVID-19 antigen testing available,” said Marietta-Belpre Health Commissioner Anne Goon on Friday. Goon explained that the state of Ohio purchased 2 million at-home ...

Blessings Bags

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The Mid-Ohio Valley came together to help Comfort Keepers of the Mid-Ohio Valley collect 4,697 pounds of food through the Feed Seniors Now food drive for local seniors. The Feed Seniors Now food drive is a national initiative of Comfort Keepers and runs From October 1 to December 31. The local ...