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zNewsletter Sunday

Marietta talks paving, new ladder truck

City Engineer Joe Tucker and Project Manager/Engineering Technician Dave Hendrickson spoke with the streets and transportation committee of the Marietta City Council on Thursday about several paving projects in the city. Tucker said the bid opening for paving on Ohio 60 came in above what was ...

Acts announced for first Sour Mash Bash

PARKERSBURG — Peoples Bank and the United Way Alliance of the Mid-Ohio Valley announced Wednesday the performers for the first Sour Mash Bash to be held on the eve of the annual Sour Mash golf tournament. The Sour Mash Bash starts at 4 p.m. July 10 at the Parkersburg Country Club in Vienna ...

Planning ahead

BEVERLY — The Fort Frye Local Schools Board of Education was met by the president of the Fort Frye Teachers Association to comment on the facilities planning stance of the teachers at Monday’s board meeting. Andy Sleek, teacher and president of the FFTA, said that at an earlier board ...

Two charged in weekend homicide

Two seasonal workers from Mexico were arrested and charged after the murder of 23-year-old Abraham Olvera on Saturday night in Marietta. Marietta Police Capt. Ryan Huffman said there was a “large language barrier” and the police “received significant assistance from an uninvolved, ...

Suspect killed after pursuit in Washington County

BELPRE — An approximately four-mile stretch of Ohio 339 was closed for about half the day Thursday as state investigators processed the scene of a vehicle pursuit that ended with a suspect dead following an officer-involved shooting. “As a result of the officer’s contact with the ...