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Put down the cell phone in the car
An ordinance that bans texting while driving, and use of all hand held devices while driving, became law in Marietta this week.
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Russell E. Woodburn
Russell E. "Rusty" Woodburn, 50, of McConnelsville passed away at 5:15 a.m. March 7, 2014 at the Morrison House In Zanesville following a short illness.
Snow doesn't cancel hunger
These winter days are interesting ones. They are full of snow, slush and very cold weather.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Lenten tradition honored at area churches and clubs
To mark the start of Lent this week, St. Mary Catholic School's Parish Center was filled with the sounds of sizzling fish and French fries and camaraderie Friday as volunteers served up about 900 pounds of fish for the school's first fish fry of the year.
Dr. Thomas C. McCurdy, age 83, died at his office on Front Street after practicing dentistry in Marietta for 48 years.
Mom, daughter held in drug case
A Columbus man suspected of dealing drugs from an area motel and a Marietta mother and daughter reportedly helping him were arrested early Thursday morning, along with a woman staying in a nearby motel room and wanted in Franklin County.
Meth maker is sentenced
A Marietta man was sentenced Thursday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to three years in prison-the minimum sentence available for his participation in a Beverly meth lab.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Pink Panther on MOVP stage
The show will be 8 p.m. March 7, 8, 14, 15, 21 and 22 and at 3 p.m. March 16 at the Players Theatre at Third and Putnam streets in downtown Marietta.
Veto stands unless votes change
Marietta Mayor Joe Matthews has made his veto official of an ordinance setting penalties for violation of the city's property maintenance code.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
69-year-old admits to drug dealing
A Marietta man who acted as the supplier during a handful of local heroin deals pleaded guilty Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court to selling and possessing the drug.
Eleven group tour operators arrived in Marietta Wednesday for a two-day Familiarization Tour of the Marietta and Parkersburg areas.
These are the moments I live for'
I've been sitting in the same seat for nine straight hours. No legroom, no elbow room, and no room to think.
Survey says ... W.Va., Ohio rank low in well-being score
Area residents say they think it's the economy and unhealthy lifestyles that likely play a large role in Ohio and West Virginia's continuing low scores in an annual well-being poll.
Marietta to back fracking lease ad
A majority of Marietta City Council members have indicated they will vote to approve legislation authorizing the city's safety-service director to advertise for bids to lease up to 95 acres of city property to oil and gas interests.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Marceline Mae Schneider
Marceline Mae Schneider, 82, of Newport, Ohio passed away Tuesday at Marietta Center for Health and Rehabilitation, Marietta.
1 arrest in Norwood bar brawls
Two 15-people fights at a Marietta bar Saturday night culminated in the arrest of a Parkersburg man who then allegedly assaulted two Marietta police officers and nearly kicked the window out of a police cruiser.
Blues festival coming March 14, 15
It's been 23 years since the first River City Blues Festival took place in Marietta.
With the opening of the The Veritas Academy in Marietta slated for the upcoming school year, parents will be given another private school option.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Swap Meet attracts hundreds of antique car fans
The Junior Fair Building at the Washington County Fairgrounds in Marietta was filled to near capacity as antique car - especially Ford - enthusiasts looked through the old car parts and memorabilia available Saturday.
Gun show held at the Legion
There was plenty to see during the second gun show to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County this weekend at American Legion Post 64 in Marietta.