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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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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