25 years ago
The third annual Mountaineer Classic Table Tennis tournament started at Parkersburg South High School. There were more than 200 participants. The tournament will end tomorrow. More than $5,400 in prize money is at stake.
Vice president and Republican presidential candidate George Bush will take the stage at the Ohio River levee at 4:30 p.m. His visit will last around two hours.
100 years ago
Albert Morgenstern was arrested Tuesday night after attacking Mrs. Mowery at her home with a razor. Morgenstern was charged with assault with the intent to kill.
"The Grim Toll of War" will be shown at the Lyric. It is a two-reel feature story of the Civil War.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.