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We should remember Champ Joe Lewis

June 24, 2016 You know, with the passing of heavyweight boxing champion Mohammad Ali, and all of the hours of news media coverage telling us how great a person he was, we old timers will also remember Joe Lewis... more »»

Access to information should not be restricted

June 24, 2016 The last, best hope of a free and unfettered press, regardless of your persuasion, is the press. My jaw hit the counter last Wednesday when The Times editorialized restricting content on the internet. more »»

Dry summer, cicadas taking their toll on your trees

June 23, 2016 It is easy to spot flowers that are thirsty They droop, the wilt, and sometimes lose leaves. Trees, however, don’t always cry out as loudly for water, even though they need it just as much. more »»

Increasing awareness about Alzheimer’s Disease

June 23, 2016 June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. More than just memory loss or senility, Alzheimer’s disease is fatal. It is the sixth leading cause of death in the United States. more »»

Re-hire Coach Duckworth to help our program

June 22, 2016 My name is Bob Forbes and I have over 40 years in public education as a teacher and a principal. more »»

Suicide prevention support group provides outlet

June 21, 2016 It may seem strange to talk about suicide awareness at this time of year. more »»

Putting together fishing derby much appreciated

June 21, 2016 What do you get when you team up Peoples Bank, Civitan, Ohio Department of Natural Resources and our city’s recreation department at Buckeye Park? You get a fabulous fishing derby for youngsters and... more »»

Huge effort, support add up to Poppy Days success

June 20, 2016 Once again, Poppy Days in Marietta was a huge success. Poppy Days started with Mayor Joe Matthews issuing a proclamation declaring May 27 and 28 as Poppy Days in Marietta. more »»

Watertown Twp. got involved in dust control

June 20, 2016 The board of trustees of Watertown Township would like to thank the residents of the township who chose to participate in the dust control program this year. more »»

Area can lead with renewable energy

June 18, 2016 A recent article about a local company, Solvay’s involvement with the Solar Impulse project, sparked me thinking about our local economy. more »»

Betsey thanks community for support of scramble

June 18, 2016 The Betsey Mills Club held a Women’s Golf Scramble on June 17 at The Marietta Country Club. We wish to thank our many hole sponsors and donors. Gold Hole sponsors: McCarthy Real Estate. more »»

Transgender bathroom debate about power

June 17, 2016 I see that somebody took me up on the challenge to defend Obama’s bathroom policy. more »»

Fracking’s damage can’t be fixed

June 16, 2016 This letter concerns fracking and the irreversible damage that it inflicts on our forests and park areas, coupled with the lasting pollution of our air and water. more »»

Be careful in placing blame for some drug abuse

June 14, 2016 Just recently it was reported that the artist formally known as Prince passed away from a Fentanyl overdose. There was no mention in the media of how the Fentanyl was obtained. more »»

Community responded to Right Path’s dinner

June 13, 2016 The Right Path for Washington County held our 7th annual fish fry/fundraiser on Friday, May 20, at VFW Post 5108, Pike Street. more »»

Kindness showed through when van broke down

June 13, 2016 On Thursday, June 9, several of our residents were on their way to O’Neill Center bingo when our van broke down. more »»

Relay For Life thanks community for support

June 11, 2016 On behalf of the American Cancer Society, Relay For Life, I would like to extend my appreciation to the residents of Washington County for their generosity and support. more »»

ank thanks those who helped with picnic

June 11, 2016 On Friday, June 3, Williamstown Bank held the 2nd Williamstown Bank Community Picnic at Tomlinson Park in Williamstown. more »»

Regional spelling bee champ enjoyed experience

June 9, 2016 I really liked my opportunity to participate in the district, regional, and national spelling bees. more »»

Clinton could change many attitudes in U.S.

June 8, 2016 A recent letter writer asked if there was anyone out there who supported President Obama’s recent bathroom policy for transgender students. I think there are more of us out there than you think. more »»

 
 

Saturdays at River City Farmers Market June 25, 2016

Saturdays, year round, new hours 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., through April, Washington County Fair Grounds, 922 Front St., Marietta; fresh local produce only, jellies, jams, maple syrup, honey, meat, fresh baked goods, crafts (740) 984-2840 or (304) 428-4641 or rivercityfarmersmarket.org and on Facebook. more »

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It's your Internet

Is someone watching you?

June 22, 2016 Mark Zuckerberg, the founder of Facebook, caused a bit of stir this week when a photo was published that showed a small piece of tape over the camera of his MacBook laptop. more »

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