Around town for Nov. 9

Train crossing will be closed at Westview

CSX will close the crossing at Westview Avenue Sunday for repairs. The crossing is scheduled to reopen Monday. The crossing at Sparling Road will be closed Monday and Tuesday and is scheduled to reopen Wednesday. Closing dates are subject to change pending weather or other circumstances. Signs detailing detour routes will be in place wherever possible.

Public meeting to discuss County Home

The Washington County Commissioners will meet in regular session at the Washington County Home on County House Lane in Marietta at 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. The purpose of this public meeting is to consider business pertaining to the operations of the County Home.

All veterans welcome to lunch in Lowell

Veterans Day soup and sandwiches will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday at the Lowell American Legion Post 750. All veterans are welcome.

Marietta band boosters craft show

The Marietta Band Boosters 21st annual Arts and Craft Show will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Washington County Fairgrounds in the Junior Fair Building. Concession stand items will be sold. Country store tickets will be available. Admission is $2 and all proceeds benefit the Marietta Band programs.

For information: Brenda Watson at 336-5968.

Natural history program open to public

The November program of the Marietta Natural History Society will be presented by Katy Lustofin, of the Biology department at Marietta College. Her topic will be Millipedes: their biology, ecology and natural history including UV-fluorescence. The program will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday in Room 150 of Selby Hall at Marietta College. The public is invited to attend.

Legion Post 64 to hold Relay dinner

American Legion Post 64 will hold a Relay for Life Team Dinner from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday. The menu will include chicken and noodles with mashed potatoes and green beans. There will also be dessert and tea or coffee. The cost is $8 or two for $15. The post is on Eighth and Wooster streets in Marietta. The dinner is open to the public.

From local reports