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April 19, 2014 Throwdown for the Pound April 26 Remix Pro Wrestling Throwdown for the Pound 9 will be held April 26 at Marietta Middle School as a fundraiser for the Humane Society of the Ohio Valley. more »»

MHS band fundraising begins

April 19, 2014 Between $24,000 needed for new uniforms and the high costs of band camp, performances and equipment, the Marietta High School band is reaching out to the community for needed support with a variety... more »»

Phones for kids

April 19, 2014 Sprint released a cell phone designed for 5 through 12-year-olds this month, another milestone in technology evolution that begs the consideration of how young is too young for a child to have a cel... more »»

Student art on display

April 19, 2014 Area students’ photographs, oil paintings and sculptures of all kinds lined the walls and adorned tables in the Riverside Artists Gallery, 219 Second St. Friday nigh. more »»

Watershed to reduce assessment

April 19, 2014 A controversial property assessment that has been paid by area residents for the last five years will be reduced in 2015, thanks to revenues generated by shale oil and gas industry leases from the... more »»

Sign up now for Mud Run

April 19, 2014 Runners looking for a little bit of muddy, challenging fun can start signing up to participate in the second annual Marietta Family YMCA Mud Run. more »»

90 days for drug possession, sale

April 19, 2014 A former Marietta woman was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years of community control Friday after pleading guilty to drug possession and trafficking drugs out of her father’s apartment. more »»

Local wedding to have traditional twist

April 19, 2014 By Amy Phelps Special to the Times When Lindsey Bush and her fiance, Jeremy Wiggers, heard about handfasting from their officiant, they thought it would add a special element to their wedding. more »»

Flood of criticism

April 18, 2014 U.S. Re. more »»

Insurance fraud alleged

April 18, 2014 Jeffrey S. Dowler, 48, of 1740 Mathiot St., Parkersburg, was arrested Wednesday evening on a fourth-degree felony charge of insurance fraud involving a Lowell property he owns. more »»

Oak Grove Christian school forming

April 18, 2014 This fall, the Oak Grove Recreation Center will be home to a new preschool and kindergarten. more »»

Beverly-Waterford 225th anniversary falls on Easter Sunday

April 18, 2014 Birthday bells will be ringing Sunday in Beverly and Waterford as the communities celebrate their 225th birthday, and plans for more celebrations throughout the year are under way. more »»

Reminder on Armory Square parking

April 18, 2014 Enforcement of city parking regulations in the Armory Square parking lot will resume May 1, according to an announcement by Marietta safety-service director Jonathan Hupp during Thursday’s regular... more »»

‘Every day should be Earth Day’

April 18, 2014 Though area schools have been on spring break all week, the Boys & Girls Club of Washington County has made sure to teach area children some important lessons about taking care of the earth. more »»

Fort Frye hires next high school principal

April 18, 2014 BEVERLY — Fort Frye High will have a new principal next school year after the Fort Frye Local Board of Education approved a new hire to take the place of principal Susan Rauch at its Thursday evenin... more »»

County looks at raising sewer rates

April 18, 2014 The sewer rates for Washington County were last raised in 2009 and over that time, the county has been losing money, commissioners said at their meeting Thursday. more »»

Around town

April 18, 2014 Saturday meeting on Cobra Pipeline A meeting will be held at 11 a.m. more »»

Williamstown celebrates Tree City milestone

April 18, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — The City of Williamstown will celebrate being named Tree City USA for the 30th year with a ceremony next week, officials said. more »»

Small & historic

April 17, 2014 WATERTOWN—Walking down the main thoroughfare of Watertown feels a bit like scouting set locations for a very wide range of movie genres. more »»

Forum gathers area views on public schools

April 17, 2014 Approximately 60 people attended a Regional Community Forum on Public Education in the Alma McDonough Auditorium at Marietta College Wednesday evening. more »»

Safety campaigns aimed at motorists and motorcyclists

April 17, 2014 As warmer weather begins to move in, motorists should be keeping their eyes open for a large number of motorcycles coming back to the roadway. more »»



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