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‘You are ready’

May 2, 2016 Pulitzer Prize-winning author Helene Cooper delivered the keynote address Sunday at Marietta College’s 179th Commencement ceremony in the Dyson Baudo Recreation Center. more »»

 
 
 
Springfest not a wash out

May 2, 2016 It may have been overcast and rain may have dampened the streets but spirits were bright during the 30th annual Lowell Springfest. more »»

Teens learn lessons in safe driving

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG — Despite the threat of rain, the annual Teen Drive Safe Day gave area teens hands-on lessons on the dangers of impaired or distracted driving Saturday. more »»

Woof Fest at Mountwood

May 2, 2016 VOLCANO - Mountwood Park once again went to the dogs Sunday during the annual Woof Fes. more »»

Healthy Kids Day at area YMCA

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG - Teaching children and their parents how to lead healthier lifestyles was the focus of the annual Healthy Kids Day at the Parkersburg YMCA on Saturday. more »»

Fresh food program for child care centers

May 2, 2016 PARKERSBURG - Providing children with fresh produce at an early age is one of the goals of a new program offered through the Child Care Food Program at Community Resources in Parkersburg. more »»

Book sale benefits Friends of the Library

May 2, 2016 By Madeline Murphy Special to the Times PARKERSBURG - Book lovers had the chance to peruse many different types of books on Friday and Saturday during the spring Friends of the Library used book sal... more »»

Events mark importance of May Day locally

May 2, 2016 By Wayne Towner Special to the Times PARKERSBURG - The Wood County Historical and Preservation Society held two events Sunday in south Parkersburg to mark May Day and to dedicate a new flag pole at... more »»

Around town

May 2, 2016 Legion Post 64 holds shrimp fry Saturday American Legion Post 64 will have a shrimp fry dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday. The dinner is open to the publi. more »»

Pride and patriotism fill Marietta’s VFW post

April 30, 2016 Feelings of pride and patriotism filled the Marietta VFW Friday as more than 75 people gathered in honor of World War II veterans and prisoners-of-war in attendance. more »»

ZaZoom: New name, old woes

April 30, 2016 A local company working to provide fiber-based Internet service in areas of Washington County and downtown Marietta is currently part of an investigation by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office an... more »»

Woman indicted for Valentine’s Day mayhem

April 30, 2016 By Jackie Runion The Marietta Times jrunion@mariettatimes. more »»

Mixup forces Athens schools to close Fri.

April 30, 2016 By The Associated Press ATHENS — Six Ohio school districts closed on Friday while authorities investigated what turned out to be a misinterpretation of an anonymous video threatening the safety of... more »»

Stories of abused children, their angels

April 30, 2016 PARKERSBURG _ When she was just three weeks old, Katlyn Rake was shaken and slammed by her biological mother, resulting in injuries that left doctors uncertain she would ever speak, see, walk or liv... more »»

Historically innovative

April 30, 2016 While wooden chairs and oil lamps seem like rudimentary relics to 21st century communities, these pieces of history are actually innovations through necessity which Washington County pioneers crafte... more »»

Church celebrates 100 years of worship

April 30, 2016 WILLIAMSTOWN -The First Presbyterian Church at 314 West Fifth St. is observing its 100th anniversary with special celebrations denoting the original dedication of the church in April 1916. more »»

Marietta scholars say ‘thanks’ to mentors

April 29, 2016 Marietta High School's top graduates from the Class of 2016 and the mentors that got them to where they are today were honored Thursday during Marietta City Schools' Academic Excellence Recognition... more »»

Mitchell Ruble sentenced to 15 years to life for '81 murder of Ray Clark

April 29, 2016 Thursday morning was the first time former Washington County Sgt. more »»

Sentencing out of abduction case

April 29, 2016 A Parkersburg man who reportedly held a former girlfriend inside her home while threatening her was sentenced to a year in jail Thursday morning in Washington County Common Pleas Court. Roy L. more »»

Veterans Affairs Clinic in Reno holds grand opening

April 29, 2016 A “milestone for veterans’ care” was celebrated Thursday as the newly renovated and relocated Veterans Affairs Clinic had its grand opening. more »»

September event seeks OK to serve alcohol in Muskingum Park

April 29, 2016 Hunger Solutions of the Mid-Ohio Valley is planning a new fundraising event at East Muskingum Park next September, according to a request submitted during a joint meeting of Marietta City Council... more »»

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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