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Marietta, Ohio is located in Washington County. Zip codes in Marietta, OH include 45750. The median home price in Marietta is $157,000. More Marietta information.

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39 min ago | Marietta Times

Donald R. Gregor, Sr.

Donald R. Gregor, Sr., 76, of Marietta, passed away Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, at 6:15 p.m., at Marietta Memorial Hospital, with family and friends by his side.

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4 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

Former Ohio deputy arrested in colleague's slaying

A former southeast Ohio sheriff's deputy has been arrested in the previously unsolved slaying of a fellow deputy 33 years ago. The Washington County Sheriff's Office in Marietta says 63-year-old Mitchell Ruble was arrested Tuesday and charged in the February 1981 shotgun slaying of Deputy Lt.

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9 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Harmar sidewalk work in limbo again

Initiated over four years ago thanks in part to money through the Community Development Block Grant, a Harmar sidewalk project that was later abandoned due to more pressing issues may have to be completed next spring in order to comply with expectations and ensure the city's favorable standing for future potential sidewalk grants from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development . If approved, the project would create a safer way for pedestrians and bicyclists to travel from Fort Street to Gilman Avenue by bypassing the busy intersection at the western foot of the Putnam Bridge in favor of a path underneath the bridge.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Marietta Times

Charles Barth

Charles Barth, 94, of Marietta, passed away on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at 12:15 a.m., at The Arbors.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Marietta Times

Notorious lots

Abandoned properties are scattered throughout Marietta, but some areas of the city seem to have more than others. At least five of 19 parcels currently identified as abandoned and nuisance properties are located within the city's 3rd Ward, and another five are in the 1st Ward.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Marietta Times

City eyesores

For many, seeing an abandoned property with its peeling paint, overgrown yard and generally run down appearance is something to mention in passing and move on. But for those living next to these eyesores, the matter is something that doesn't just go away.

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Marietta Times

Ohio voters picking sides for Nov. 4

As election season heats up for Ohio's gubernatorial candidates, with debates, advertising, and public appearances more critical to get their messages out, residents around the area are determining who to support. Republican Gov. John Kasich is set to go up against Democratic candidate Ed FitzGerald.

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Marietta Times

Marietta should get to host Ohio's high court

Chief Justice Thomas J. Moyer, Supreme Court of Ohio, wanted to honor the year of the bicentennial of the U. S. Constitution and initiated the educational program, Off-Site Court, which has brought the judiciary live and in person to local communities across Ohio for 26 years. Students from 11 high schools will attend arguments before the court at Ravenna High School in northeastern Ohio on Sept.

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NewsandSentinel.com

Preserving History

The new Collections Preservation Addition to the Farmers Castle Museum Education Center will be dedicated at a special ceremony which will kick off the center's Heritage Day program on Oct. 18. The annual fall heritage day event will begin at 11 a.m. with a flag raising ceremony by the Belpre Post of the American Legion. There will be exhibits, demonstrations with heritage artisans, and tours of both of the museum education center buildings offered until 4 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Marietta Times

Court records published Sept. 13

Jordan C. Vierheller, 24, of Marietta, and Jacob J. Snyder, 23, of Cheyenne, Wyo.., were granted a divorce Sept. 5. Denise A. Vigneron, 53, of Vincent, and Kenneth R. Vigneron Sr., 54, of Marietta, were granted a dissolution of marriage Sept.

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Marietta Times

Big Brother plain to see at recent sternwheel festival

This past weekend I had occasion to find myself on the Marietta side of the river for the sternwheel festival. I was dismayed and alarmed by what I saw.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Marietta Times

Sentenced for drug trafficking

A Marietta man was sentenced to six months in jail and five years on community control Friday on charges of trafficking in drugs and possession of drugs. Trent Offenberger, 38, of 306 Colegate Drive, was sentenced by Washington County Common Pleas Judge Ed Lane for two fifth-degree felony counts of trafficking in drugs related to incidents on Sept.

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Marietta Times

Empty and neglected properties have become a burden

Peeling paint, caved-in roofs and uncontrollable weeds are just a few notable features someone might use to describe a haunted house, but in plenty of neighborhoods, those sites can easily be found in a number of abandoned properties within Marietta's city limits. Some 19 properties in Marietta have been noted by both elected and health officials as abandoned-and that number only represents complaints.

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Deliberations continue in Blair trial

The jury in the Ira David Blair murder trial in Washington County Common Pleas Court continued deliberations well into Friday night, following closing arguments by the prosecution and defense that had ended around noon that day. The jury of nine men and three women began deliberations at 1 p.m. and had still not reached a verdict by 10:30 p.m. Blair is charged with one count of murder, an unscheduled felony, one count of second-degree felonious assault and a fourth-degree felony count of breaking and entering related to the beating death of 68-year-old Frank Stephens in Marietta on April 2, 2013.

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Police

A deputy requested summonses Saturday for Christopher A. Ramsay, 23, of 2335 Caywood Road, Marietta, and James E. O'Brien, 51, of 729 North Seventh St., Marietta, for disorderly conduct by fighting. The two were working in a barn at 700 Zimmer Road when O'Brien confronted Ramsay about his poor work habits and called him a little boy.

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Marietta Times

4 arrests tied to pot sales

Agents of the Major Crimes Task Force executed a search warrant at 1001 Third St. in Marietta at about 8 p.m. Wednesday, which resulted in the discovery of two jars containing a total of 56 grams of marijuana and a ledger with amounts of money owed to Curtis Lowers, 43, of 6370 N. Buttermilk Hill Road, McConnelsville. Lowers, along with two other residents, Roger W. Burkhart II, 29, and Mary E. Nicholas, 39, allegedly sold marijuana to confidential informants.

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Marietta Times

War on drugs

Specific plans were laid out to crack down on the local drug problem at the second meeting of the Washington County's Community Leaders Engaged Against Narcotics committee Thursday night in Marietta. Around a dozen people in attendance signed up for committees which will focus on tackling issues ranging from raising funds to creating awareness about the community's drug problem.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

WBNS

Oil & Gas Industry Fueling Meth Problems In Marietta

An industry known for providing jobs and lots of cash to rural areas is now being blamed for fueling another industry: the use of meth. On the banks of Ohio River where you can watch tug boats haul supplies sits the sleepy town of Marietta.

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Marietta Times

Committee backs 7th St. parking pad

After making an emotional plea to Marietta City Council's Streets and Transportation Committee Wednesday afternoon, a Seventh Street resident battling cancer is one step closer to being allowed to install a parking pad in front of her home, vastly improving accessibility. After much discussion over options, five Marietta City Council members said they would support Linda Morris' plan to create a curb cut and install a parking pad in the lawn strip in front of her home at 715 Seventh St. Morris' battle with cancer has caused extreme mobility issues.

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Marietta Times

Michael Shane Davis

Michael Shane Davis, 47, of Marietta, Ohio, passed away Monday, Sept. 8, 2014 at the Ohio State University Hospital, Columbus, Ohio.

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