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Letters to the Editor

Marietta Area Recycling Center opening to 24 hours/7 days a week

Beginning Monday, June 14, The Marietta Area Recycling Center (MARC) will be expanding back to its regular schedule of 24 hours per day 7 days a week! It is great to be moving back to normal hours and the Volunteers at MARC appreciate all of the community’s cooperation and support during our ...

We have a problem!

We have a problem when for the first time in our history, the former president of the United States refuses to accept the will of the people in a presidential election and the peaceful transfer of power. We have a problem when the president of the United States incites an insurrection of his ...

Thank you for supporting The KofC 4617 – A Night At The Races 2021

The Knights of Columbus Council 4617 in Churchtown, Ohio would like to thank everyone who came out to our first A Night A The Races event held on Saturday, May 1, 2021! We hope that everyone had a great time and look forward to having this again, next year, on Saturday, May 7, 2022 (1st ...

5K Run and Walk a success

The 11th Annual Ohio River Sternwheel Festival Memorial 5K Run and Walk was held on May 29, 2021. The event was a huge success because of the many run/walk participants, business sponsors, and assistance from local businesses, city government and other individuals. We are extremely grateful to ...

Race, QAnon and the rise of escapism

On a day when the US is reeling from yet another mass shooting in San Jose, CA; we learn that our local State Representative Don Jones (R), has nothing better to do than put forth a bill in the Ohio House, that he says “protects children from having to examine or be blamed for errors made in ...

Honoring retirement

The May 28, 2021 article about Mary Murphy, honoring her retirement as custodian of Washington Elementary was wonderful; she deserves all that she received and more! As we live very close to the school I am well aware of all that she has done in addition to her inside building duties, including ...