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10 hrs ago | Marietta Times
Two Washington County public school districts are losing students and the funding that comes along with them in Ohio as part of the state's open enrollment policy.
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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.
Students in schools across Ohio were crouching down in hallways and safe rooms to practice tornado safety during the statewide tornado drill Wednesday morning for Ohio's Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week.
Eleven group tour operators arrived in Marietta Wednesday for a two-day Familiarization Tour of the Marietta and Parkersburg areas.
An ice storm that struck late Sunday morning played havoc with traffic in Marietta and surrounding areas where dozens of minor vehicle accidents were reported.
Charles Davis, of 1094 Core Road, Parkersburg, was sentenced to 90 days in the Washington County Jail, and one year of community control on Friday in Judge Randall Burnworth's court.
A Parkersburg man suspected of dealing huge quantities of synthetic marijuana in the area was arrested Friday morning after selling a pound of the drug to an undercover agent with the Major Crimes Task Force in Washington County.
A New Matamoras man who reportedly stole thousands of dollars of glassware from a Grandview Township home where his mother was housesitting was indicted this week by a Washington County grand jury.
The Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau's annual meeting held its annual meeting Feb. 18 in the Marie Antoinette Ballroom located inside the Comfort Inn.
The Belpre Women's Club is trying to raise $50,000 to build a bandstand/pavilion in Civitan Park to commemorate the Belpre Bicentennial.
This year's goals for the Southeastern Ohio Port Authority include naming a new director and finalizing some ongoing projects, including the purchase of the Army Reserve Center on Ohio 7. The search for a director has been ongoing since Terry Tamburini announced his retirement from the director's position in late 2013.
Being separated from their families, even for a short time, can be frightening for children entering foster care.