Earth-moving activity has begun on the six-acre lot owned by Marietta's Memorial Health System at the corner of East Eighth and Wayne streets just off Pike Street in preparation for the construction of at least two new office buildings.
Tue May 14, 2013
Murder case motions
A judge did not rule Monday on whether conversations accused murderer Mark F. Stevens had with a confidential informant can be included in his trial, saying more testimony is needed.
Sat May 11, 2013
Cone zone: Road construction season
It is shaping up to be a busy summer for crews from the Ohio Department of Transportation and the Washington County Engineer's Office.
Fri May 10, 2013
Storm tears through region, knocks out electricity
A storm early Friday evening knocked out electricity to thousands of Mid-Ohio Valley residents and had crews removing trees from roads.
3 suspected drug traffickers arr...
All three are accused of selling heroin to confidential informants from the Major Crimes Task Force over the past several months, according to a press release from the Washington County Sheriff's Office.
President's house open
The historic Wilcox-Mills House on Fifth and Putnam streets has been the home of Marietta College presidents for more than seven decades.
Thu May 09, 2013
Man sentenced out of violent ser...
A Marietta man accused of hitting a teenager with a vehicle he was attempting to steal was sentenced Wednesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court.
Sentences should punish criminals
Intermittent sentences, postponed sentences and furlough days for local offenders heading to jail seems to have become a regular part of sentencings in Washington County.
Wed May 08, 2013
Belpre church to host Dog Days
The Belpre Heights United Methodist Church, 720 Clement Ave., will observe Dog Days in May from noon 4 p.m. May 18.
Ohio high court hears Keck appeal
The Ohio Supreme Court heard oral arguments Tuesday in a Washington County case involving a local man found guilty of 29 child sex crimes who now hopes to get a new trial.
Tue May 07, 2013
Man OK to stand trial for crime spree
A Beverly man accused of a burglary spree that ended in one home allegedly being burned to the ground was found competent to stand trial Monday in Washington County Common Pleas Court.
Mon May 06, 2013
Cliffside Golf Course draws Gallia County tourism
They arrive in town every year at about this time. This year there were 36 of them, but there have been as many as 52.
Senior volunteers celebrated
National Senior Corps Week begins today and the folks at Marietta's Retired Senior Volunteer Program, better known as RSVP, are using the occasion to promote volunteerism throughout the community.
Sat May 04, 2013
iPads for autism grants available
Beth Ann Eddy's son, Craven, is usually limited in his verbal communication to two- or three-word sentences, often able to be understood only by people who know him.
May is time to recognize older Americans
The O'Neill Senior Center, often referred to as the O'Neill Center, is a nationally accredited, not-for-profit multipurpose senior center that has been privileged and honored to serve this area's older adults for more than 27 years, helping them live healthy, independent and productive lives.
Times past May 4-5
The Washington County Public Library will host a Friends of the Library book sale.
Fri May 03, 2013
Marietta man honored for service
A Marietta veteran who has received the Army Commendation Medal with the Valor Device for his selfless actions in the Vietnam War earned another prestigious honor Friday as he became the first Washington County veteran to be inducted into the Ohio Military Hall of Fame.
Times past May 3
Browning-Ferris Industries is asking to re-open its Marietta landfill and build a landfill on an adjacent 46-acre plot that will serve Washington County for the next 35 years.
Teen admits to facts in fatal collision
A New Matamoras teenager pleaded guilty and was sentenced Thursday in Marietta Municipal Court on charges of negligent vehicular homicide and assault, for his recklessness in an accident that killed a Newport Elementary School teacher and injured her now 3-year-old grandson just over a year ago.
Thu May 02, 2013
Edward G. Stephenson
Join us in the "Celebration of Life" for our dear friend Edward G. Stephenson, known to so many as "Big Ed," Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m., at Spagna's Italian Restaurant, 301 Gilman Ave.