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Democratic Women to meet Jan. 30

The Washington County Democratic Women will meet on Jan. 30 at the VFW on Pike Street in Marietta. Lunch can be ordered at 11:30 a.m. with the meeting beginning at noon. All Democratic women in Washington County are invited to attend.

Putnam Water’s annual meeting

Putnam Community Water Corporation will hold its annual meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the office of the water department located at 920 River Road next to the Devola swimming pool. Election of officers will be held. Members are invited attend.

For information: 373-0975.

Winter dance benefit at VFW Post 5108

A winter dance benefit will be held from 5 to 11 p.m. Sunday at the VFW Post 5108 on Pike Street in Marietta. The cost is $7 per person or $12 per couple, with children 5 and under free. All proceeds will go towards end of life costs for Vietnam veteran Charles Worsham. There will be dancing, food and a silent auction with photos available. Donations are being accepted for the auction.

For information: Jennifer Worsham, 434-7745 or Fantac Green, 350-3779.

2014 dog tags on sale around county

2014 dog tags will be sold at the following locations. The cost is $16 if purchased before Jan. 31 and $32 if purchased after Jan. 31.

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today – New Matamoras Savings Bank

Noon to 3 p.m. Thursday- Belpre City Hall

11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday – New Matamoras Savings Bank

1 to 3 p.m. Monday – Bartlett Bank

Noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday – Beverly Village Hall

Noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 29 – Barlow Bank

5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 30 – Belpre City Hall

11 a.m. to noon Jan. 31 – Lower Salem Savings Bank

Tags can also be purchased in the Washington County auditor’s office or at The Humane Society of the Ohio Valley, 90 Mt. Tom Road, Marietta.

From local reports