25 years ago
Members of five area unions, some from as far away as Belmont County, walked the Putnam Street picket line with local welfare workers to show support. The Washington County Department of Human Services strike is nine weeks old.
50 years ago
Bob Albrecht, head chef, and Al Orth, serving chairman, have been mixing batter for the Kiwanis annual Pancake Festival. The event will be held at the First Congregational Church and feature a personal appearance by Aunt Jemima.
100 years ago
The J. W. Dysle Company is making improvements on its building at 128 Front St. The building will be raised about 22 inches, a steel ceiling will be put in and an entirely new floor put down.
Compiled by Linda Showalter, Marietta College Special Collections.