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Williamstown Band to benefit from show at Smoot

By Evan Bevins Special to the Times In organizing his first concert — a fundraiser to purchase new drums for the Williamstown High School music program — Perry Knopp found some willing partners. Charleston indie band Qiet and blues journeyman Greg O’Brien and the Spoodoo Cadillacs ...

Theatre at Marietta College announces 2017/18 season

The Theatre at Marietta College has announced its 2017-18 season. For more information about auditioning or assisting backstage please contact andy.felt@marietta.edu. Facebook.com/mariettacollegetheatre Ticket prices, general box office information, and reservations can be found online ...

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Volunteers with the United Way of Washington County set up a raffle table at a past United Way Bowl football game. This year’s game will be held at Don Drumm Stadium on Friday.

Fundraising football game

The Warren Warriors will be looking for redemption on the Marietta Tigers’ home turf in this year’s Al Miller United Way Bowl on Friday night. This is the sixth year for the fundraising football game, which pits longtime high school rivals Warren and Marietta against one another, ...

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Jennifer Stafford and Quentin Stone

Stafford-Stone

Charlie and Donna Stafford of Lower Salem announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Ashley Stafford of Lower Salem, to Quentin Trey Stone of Lower Salem. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mary and Bradley Pinkerton of Newport, the late Charles and Mary Stafford and the late ...

Louray Kern and Jordan Fincher

Kern-Fincher

Louray Michelle Kern and Jordan Christopher Fincher announce their engagement and upcoming wedding. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Alan and Charlene Kern of Marietta and the granddaughter of Edward and Carol Kern of Marietta, the late Thelma Noll Binegar, and the late William Brooker. She ...

Hushion-Baum

Hushion-Baum

Together with their families, Katie Marie Hushion of Marietta and Joseph Anthony Baum of Millfield, Ohio, announce their upcoming marriage. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Thomas and Teresa Hushion of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Joseph and Mary Augenstein, Joan Hushion and the ...

Amber Flanagan and Christopher Campano

Flanagan-Campano

Satin Holcomb of St. Marys, W.Va., announces the engagement of her daughter Amber Flanagan to Christopher Campano on July 5, 2017. The bride-to-be is a 2011 graduate of St. Marys High School, a 2015 graduate of Marietta College, and is currently employed as the Journalism teacher at St. Marys ...

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Caleb and Jordan Darling

Futrell-Darling

Jordan Futrell and Caleb Darling were married on June 10, 2017 in the gazebo of the Marietta Shrine Club. Don Archer, of Christ United Methodist Church, officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Les and Terri Futrell of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Sue and Morris James ...

Caleb and Jordan Futrell

Futrell-Darling

Jordan Futrell and Caleb Darling were married on June 10, 2017 in the gazebo of the Marietta Shrine Club. Don Archer, of Christ United Methodist Church, officiated the ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Les and Terri Futrell of Marietta. She is the granddaughter of Sue and Morris James ...

Camron and Melisa Rice

Buhles-Rice

Melisa Marie (Rice) Buhles and Camron Ray Rice were united in marriage at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 8, 2017, in Newport. Jerry Slonaker was the minister who officiated for the double ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by her stepfather, Frank Garretson. The bride is the daughter of ...

Chase and Sarah Mayer

Sargent-Mayer

Sarah Sargent and Chase Christian Mayer were united in marriage on July 6, 2017 at Marietta City Hall. Mayor Joe Matthews officiated for the double ring ceremony. The bride was given in marriage by Jason Farnsworth. The bride is the daughter of Christie and Jason Farnsworth of Marietta and ...

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Ralph Jr. and Frances Tornes

60th: Ralph Jr., Frances Tornes

Ralph L. Jr. and Frances J. (Becker) Tornes will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married on Oct. 3, 1957 at St. Bernard’s Catholic Church in Beverly. He is the son of the late Ralph and Ida Tornes of Waterford. He retired from Ohio Power in Beverly. She is the ...

50th: David, Nancy Spindler

David and Nancy Spindler celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. They were married by candlelight service on Saturday, Sept. 16, 1967 in Trinity Methodist Church in Marietta by Dr. Donald Timmerman. Nancy is the daughter of the late Marcella and Edward McCauley. ...

Robert ‘Bob’ and Donna Brooker

50th: Robert, Donna Brooker

Robert “Bob” and Donna Brooker of Beverly celebrate their 50th anniversary on Sept. 16, 2017. They were married Sept. 16, 1967 in St. John’s Catholic Church Marietta by Fr. Charles Highland. Their attendants were Sarah Urschel-Schafer and David Brooker. Donna is the daughter of the ...

Dan and Caroline Fouss

40th: Daniel A., Caroline Fouss

Daniel A. and Caroline (Nida) Fouss are celebrating their 40th wedding anniversary. The two were married Sept. 6, 1977 at Christ United Methodist Church in Marietta by the Rev. Dale Beittle. Dan is the son of the late Dale A. and E. Yvonne Fouss. Dan is a practicing attorney in the Fouss Law ...

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Dodge Park improvement projects

In the center of the Village of Beverly is a two acre commons known as Dodge Park, named after John Dodge, ESQ., founder of the town of Beverly in the early 1800s, who generously donated the land from a portion of a land grant given to his father, Captain John Dodge, for his services during the ...

Smoot launches performing arts series with Beach Boys tunes

From staff reports The Smoot Theatre will open its 2017-2018 Performing Arts Series on Friday with a tribute to the Beach Boys. Sail On: The Beach Boys Tribute will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Smoot at 213 Fifth St. in downtown Parkersburg. Tickets are $40 for adults and $20 for ...

Honey Festival in 37th year

From staff reports The 2017 West Virginia State Honey Festival will be Saturday and Sunday at City Park in Parkersburg. The festival will run from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children ages 7 to 12 years and free for ages 6 and ...

West Virginia Interstate Fair runs through Sat.

From staff reports MINERAL WELLS, W.Va.— The 2017 West Virginia Interstate Fair and Exposition will feature live entertainment, activities, carnival rides and other attractions on Butcher Bend Road near Mineral Wells. The fair, which began Tuesday and runs through Saturday, will also ...