25 years ago
Vice President George Bush's 10-minute speech at the Ohio River levee covered Republican economics and Marietta College baseball.
Liz Pennock and Mike Morningstar will present a special concert in honor of "Clean Air Week." The concert is sponsored by the American Lung Association.
100 years ago
Workmen are constructing a new operating box at the Lyric. The new box will house machinery which will allow a continuous show with no delays.
Joseph Smith, an insane man who resides with his sister, escaped his attendant and ran amok through the streets, terrorizing residents on the West Side. Police captured him as he ran down the railroad tracks near Ward Street. He was returned to his home.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.