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Wood BOE hires superintendent on 3-2 vote

April 9, 2014 PARKERSBURG — The Wood County Board of Education has selected John Flint as Wood County Schools' next superintendent. Flint was appointed Tuesday evening by a 3-2 vote. more »»


April 8, 2014 Marietta's 226th birthday was kicked off Monday morning with the traditional "ringing of the bell" at the historic Henry Fearing House on Gilman Avenue, and ended with the annual Pioneer Day... more »»

Mumps awareness

April 8, 2014 As statewide cases of mumps continue to rise, the reach of the outbreak is extending outside of the central Ohio area to which it was initially contained. more »»

Renewal levy for Warren

April 8, 2014 BARLOW—A 5.54-mill emergency renewal levy that will generate $1. more »»

The sky’s really the limit

April 8, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN—Within 12 months of purchasing a bare bones aircraft frame, that plane will be equipped with high end avionics, an engine and comfortable seats and will be able to do barrel rolls and... more »»

Hair Hoopla: Raising cancer awareness

April 8, 2014 Helping those suffering from cancer is about to become a little easier. On May 2, local residents can donate some of their hair for Locks of Love and Pantene Beautiful Lengths at a Marietta school. more »»

County recruits next generation of poll workers

April 8, 2014 Staffing 50 voting precincts in Washington County requires a small army of poll workers, according to board of elections director Tara Hupp. more »»

Around town

April 8, 2014 MC softball holds Community Day The Marietta College softball team will hold its sixth annual Community Softball Day beginning at 11 a.m. Saturday at Marietta Field. more »»

Suspect sought in 2 recent Warren Twp. home break-ins

April 8, 2014 From staff reports The Washington County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a suspect believed to have burglarized two Warren Township homes while the homes’ occupants were asleep inside. more »»

MHS alumni band

April 7, 2014 Assistant MHS band director Jeremy Grosklos and alumnus Matthew Britton are working to bring the alumni marching band together and hope this event will become an annual Fourth of July tradition. more »»

Pilot dies in Athens Co. plane crash

April 7, 2014 ATHENS — Athens County resident Charles W. Wagner, 73, died Saturday when the small plane he was piloting crashed near the Ohio University Airport near Albany. more »»

Families have fun fishing at local pond

April 7, 2014 WILLIAMSTOWN — Despite temperatures in the mid-40s on Saturday, several hundred children and their families cast their lines and hauled in a variety of trout during the annual Williamstown Fishing... more »»

Taking care of Marietta

April 7, 2014 Those who do not know Karen Briley might still see her climbing up ladders downtown to hang flower baskets from the lampposts that line the streets, or running around coordinating the annual Red,... more »»

39th annual longrifle exhibit

April 7, 2014 The ballroom of Marietta’s Lafayette Hotel could have been mistaken for a rifle museum Sunday as collectors displayed hundreds of antique longrifles and related accessories during the weekend’s 39th... more »»

Empty bowls filled with joy

April 7, 2014 More than 400 area residents enjoyed a filling meal of soup and bread and walked out with a one-of-a-kind handmade bowl Saturday during Empty Bowls 2014 at First Congregational Church on Front Street. more »»

Around town

April 7, 2014 Street closure begins Tuesday The 300 block of Putnam Street between the alley and the intersection with Third Street will be closed beginning about 8 a.m. more »»

Financial struggles plaguing millennials

April 5, 2014 The millennial generation—the current 18 to 33-year-olds—faces a financial battle that experts say might leave them as the first generation to be worse off than their parent. more »»

BrAva ‘Mom Prom’

April 5, 2014 Mid-Ohio Valley moms got the chance to let their hair down and dress to the glittering, high-heeled nines at BrAva's first ever Mom Prom on Friday night. more »»

Peoples Bank Theatre awarded $500K from state

April 5, 2014 The finish line is almost in sight for Peoples Bank Theatre thanks to a half million dollar allocation the renovation project received this week as part of the state budge. more »»

Artists bond over memories

April 5, 2014 Seniors from the O'Neill Center took walks down memory lane through artwork Friday afternoon as Marietta College art students displayed "A Historical Event in the Life of a Senior. more »»



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