Neighborhood News

Washington County Fair/Junior Fair Cattle

Junior Fair Cattle Department Dairy Feeder Steer Showmanship Saturday Overall Showmanship winner: Isaac Lang, Churchtown Shining Stars Judges: Matt Griffth Junior Division: First Place: Alayna Biehl, Backyard Gang Second Place: Mason Antill, Running Wild Third Place: Mac ...

AARP to sponsor safe driving class at O’Neill

A safe driving class sponsored by the AARP will be given from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 25 at the O’Neill Center, 333 Fourth St., Marietta. The Safe Driving Program is a classroom driver improvement course for drivers aged 50 and older, although there is no age limit. This program developed by ...

Pictured (left to right): Front row; Sarah Eddy, Lindsay Fulkins, Kendra Ogle, Alice Patterson, Kristin Schebelhood.  Back row; Program instructors, Amy West, Megan Ludwig, Kayla McFee and Denise Humphries.

Surgical Technologist program graduates

The Career Center’s Adult Technical Training Center recently honored the Surgical Technologist program graduates. Graduates of the Surgical Technologist program completed one year (1,100 hours) of training that focused on: basic anatomy and physiology, microbiology, medical terminology, ...

Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks speaks to the Belpre Rotary Club.

Belpre Rotary hears from sheriff, mayor

Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks explained to Belpre Rotary Club members at the Sept. 13 meeting that methamphetamine has become an increasing problem in the county, adding to the challenge of heroine use and trafficking. Sheriff Mincks described the department’s efforts to battle ...

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Belpre Chamber’s 80th annual dinner is Oct. 26

Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce announces its plans and speaker for the 80th Annual Dinner, set for Thursday, October 26, at Grand Pointe Conference and Reception Center, 1500 Grand Central Ave., Vienna. Presenting his ideas regarding Legacy to the Community and Careful Estate Planning, ...

Marietta Noon Lions to host golf scramble

The Marietta Noon Lions Club, in partnership with the Townhouse, is holding their fifth annual golf scramble on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Oxbow Golf Course. Planning for the outing has been a yearlong process. “We’re hoping to have the best turnout and event that we’ve had ...

Youth hunters wanted to help thin herd during gun season

The Washington SWCD is looking for kids to join our youth hunting program FYI. Every year the Washington Soil & Water Conservation District holds a youth program called Farmer Youth Initiative (FYI) during Ohio’s two day youth gun season. The FYI program allows youth to assist landowners ...

Royalty crowned Friday

From local reports Friday night Homecoming royalty: Williamstown High - Susan Fauber was named queen while Blake Neely was honored as king during Williamstown High School's homecoming football game Friday evening. Williamstown rolled past visiting Ravenswood High School, 52-14. Frontier ...

Births

Heiss George and Chrisy Heiss of Waterford announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Rose Heiss. She was born at 7:50 p.m. July 27, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 19 inches long. The baby has two siblings, Emma and Stephen ...

Births

Brown Chris and Stacey Brown announce the birth of their son, Chase Edwin Brown. He was born at 1:36 p.m. July 11, 2017 at Marietta Memorial Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long. The baby has one sibling, Connor Michael. Grandparents are Lois and Edwin Arnold of Waterford, ...

Photo by Donna Murphy, teacher, Frontier High School
The Frontier Homecoming Court, standing behind the fence: King candidates: Reese Amos, Toby Minder, Brent West and Andrew Kiggans. In front of the fence: Jr Attendent Jarred Farnsworth, Queen Candidates Kylie Daugherty, Samantha Farnsworth, Shelby Armstrong, Alexis Scadden and Sophomore attendent Jaycob Seevers; sitting: Junior Attendent Isabella Rinard, Freshman Logan Haught, Breckin Hoff, Sophomore Attendent Emily Bookman.

Frontier homecoming

Photo by Donna Murphy, teacher, Frontier High School The Frontier Homecoming Court, standing behind the fence: King candidates: Reese Amos, Toby Minder, Brent West and Andrew Kiggans. In front of the fence: Jr Attendent Jarred Farnsworth, Queen Candidates Kylie Daugherty, Samantha Farnsworth, ...

Washington County Career Center Students of the Month

The Washington County Career Center honors its September Students of the Month, Sarah Slater and Benjamin Erb. Sarah Slater is a Belpre senior enrolled in the Graphic Design & Video Production program, and she is the daughter of Jeff and Mary Slater of Belpre. At the Career Center, ...

HVAC program installs air conditioning at area church

The HVAC program at The Career Center – Adult Technical Training recently completed installation of a new furnace and air conditioning system in both the sanctuary and fellowship hall at Rosemar United Methodist Church in Vienna. Rick Waybright, church member, worked with the HVAC students ...

The Williamstown High School Homecoming Court, front row: Emily Pickering, Susan Fauber, Meredith Davis, Skylar Watson; second row: Nate Suprano, Austin Sovil, Isaiah Yeater, Blake Neely.

Williamstown H.S. homecoming

Homecoming will be celebrated this week at Williamstown High School with a variety of activities as we ready to take on the Ravenswood Red Devils. At 1:45 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21, we have the parade and pep rally scheduled. Our Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned Friday evening during ...

Seated, from left: Hannah Davis, Joyce McSherry and Camryn Irving; standing, from left: Emily Browning, Jillian Shockley, Hannah Headley, Sydney Lewis, Madelyn Goff and Bailey Jackson.

Wood County Christian homecoming

Homecoming week activities for Wood County Christian School began on Monday, Sept. 18, with the homecoming varsity soccer game played on Friday evening beginning at 5 p.m. against Grace Christian School. Varsity volleyball followed at 6:30 p.m. The 2017 homecoming court is: Ninth grade princess ...

From left, Andrew Sheanshang and Teresa Caldwell, Athens SWDC; Brad Miller, Monroe SWCD; Katie Marks, Washington SWCD; Dale Dietrich, Buckeye Hills RC&D.

Buckeye Hills RC&D Council celebrates 50 years

The Buckeye Hills Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council recently celebrated 50 years of serving southeast Ohio. In honor of this monumental celebration, Buckeye Hills RC&D awarded four grants totaling $2,400 from the RC&D “Natural Resources Conservation and ...

Washington County Fair Results/Goats

Junior Fair Goat Department Market Goat Showmanship (Sunday) Overall Showmanship: Logan Renner, Warren FFA Judges: Robby Curry Junior Division: First Place: Jenna White, SL Homemakers LS Boys Second Place: Cody Schaad, Churchtown Shinining Stars Third Place: Abigail ...

Free community meals

¯ 5 to 6 p.m., first Tuesday of each month, at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 320 Second St., Marietta. ¯ 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., fourth Tuesday of every month, First Presbyterian Church, corner of Fourth and Wooster streets, Marietta. ¯ Daily Bread Kitchen, 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., every ...

Club news

Trail Blazers The Trail Blazers 4-H Club met at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at the Barlow Fairgrounds. There were 18 members and 15 guests present. They had a report on the canoe trip. A report on the non-livestock skillathon and a report also on the on the livestock skillathon. Aug. 30 and 31 was ...

dog park help

MC students help out at Marietta dog park

Members of the Marietta College Excel Leadership class of 2021 volunteer with community members to spruce up the Marietta Community Dog Park. Volunteers installed three new benches, weather-sealed fencing, spread top soil, grass seed and straw. The college effort was one of many throughout ...