25 years ago
Lawrence Wheeler, of Marietta, was arrested on a charge of aggravated murder. He was charged with the premeditated murder of Joseph Wright, of Whipple, on May 24. Wheeler's bond was set at $250,000 and his preliminary hearing is scheduled for June 29.
In spite of water conservation measures in Marietta, the city's main reservoir isn't filling because of an apparent broken large valve.
100 years ago
After visiting her home and witnessing the loss sustained during the recent flood, Lucinda Chalfant, wife of Elmer Chalfant, drowned herself in the Muskingum River.
A large audience was present for the graduation of the Marietta High School Class of 1913 on Friday, June 20. The program was highly entertaining for audience members.
Compiled by Amanda Nicholson, Marietta College Special Collections.