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Washington County Sheriff’s program teaches adults how to spot trouble

July 29, 2016 Teachers looking to help students in trouble and parents worried about even the most trustworthy children experimenting were just some of those who came together Thursday for a program aimed at... more »»

 
 
 
Clinton: Steady hand at ‘moment of reckoning’

July 29, 2016 By Julie Pace and Robert Furlow The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, steeled for a... more »»

Mid-Ohio Valley teens compete at state fair

July 29, 2016 While others enjoyed entertaining live music and events and consumed delicious fair food, three talented young women from the Mid-Ohio Valley traveled to Columbus to compete with their horses at the... more »»

Lt. Chris Chesar is new commander at Marietta post of Ohio Highway Patro

July 29, 2016 A new head of the Ohio Highway Patrol has entered the station and has been taking charge and getting the department to move in the right direction. Lt. more »»

Washington County Commissioners approve road projects

July 29, 2016 The Washington County Commissioners approved a base reclamation project on County Road 59, Big Run Road and County Road 98, Ellis Run Road in Decatur Township at their regular meeting Thursda. more »»

City has received 22 grants since 2015

July 29, 2016 Marietta has invested $498,971 in matching funds to leverage nearly $5.4 million worth of federal, state and private grants awarded for city projects since March of 2015. more »»

Around Town

July 29, 2016 Reno Lions Club hosts dinner cruise A Community Dinner Cruise sponsored by the Reno Lions Club will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday on board the Valley Gem. There will be music by Pickin’ On Countr. more »»

Harmar Days Annual event celebrates Marietta’s oldest part of town

July 28, 2016 The sound of train whistles and cheering of local community members will kick off this weekend’s two-day celebration of the 2016 Harmar Days Street Festival on Saturday. more »»

Woman gets 90 days for stabbing

July 28, 2016 A Marietta woman was sentenced to 90 days in the Washington County Jail and three years of community control in Washington County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday for stabbing her live-in boyfriend i... more »»

Keeping cool tips for seniors

July 28, 2016 There’s no doubt the Mid-Ohio Valley is facing the heat, and while there are several things to be mindful of, one of them is following all of the right safety precautions for the elderly populati. more »»

City OKs loan from EPA for project

July 28, 2016 The city will borrow $7.4 million from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency to cover construction costs as the third phase of Marietta's wastewater treatment plant upgrade begins. more »»

Arts, crafts festival in Morgan Co. Saturday

July 28, 2016 From staff reports For 48 years, the Howard Chandler Christy Art Guild has held its annual arts and crafts festival at The Grove in McConnelsville. more »»

Column: In comics, ‘Star Trek’ goes way beyond

July 28, 2016 "Star Trek" comics have been around almost as long as Trek television shows and movies, occasionally bringing the crew of the USS Enterprise into contact - and conflict - with other pop culture icons. more »»

Around town

July 28, 2016 Mobile Farmers Market at the armory Through a sponsorship from the Marietta Community Foundation, the Southeast Ohio Foodbank, a program of Hocking Athens Perry Community Action, will be hosting a... more »»

Ohio River Ferryboat Festival

July 28, 2016 At the confluence of the Ohio and Muskingum rivers in Marietta, the history and appreciation of transportation on our rivers is evident on a daily basis. more »»

Local reps at DNC enjoy the history, experience

July 27, 2016 Spirits are high at the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia as one speech after another continues to build the hype for those in attendanc. more »»

Reading camp at Washington School aims to help student scores

July 27, 2016 Marietta City Schools is striving to show students that reading can be fun at the Marietta City Schools Reading Camp at Washington Elementary School. more »»

$43M facilities bond on ballot for Wood schools

July 27, 2016 PARKERSBURG — After eight motions and three votes Tuesday evening, the Wood County Board of Education approved bringing a $43 million facilities bond to voters this fall. more »»

Youngsters’ special connection at Republican Convention captured in viral photo

July 27, 2016 In the midst of all the chaos and politics, a picture with a local face was taken at this year’s Republican National Convention in Cleveland and circulated well beyond Ohio. more »»

City hears requests for senior park, improvements to Indian Acres

July 27, 2016 Marietta has several playgrounds just for children, but on Tuesday one local resident asked city council members to consider a playground for the senior population. more »»

Around Town

July 27, 2016 Drug awareness program is Thursday Operation: Street Smart will be held on Thursday. more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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