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Treasurer Mandel tours Pioneer P...
A Marietta business' vocational training program for high school was the topic of discussion during a local visit by Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel Monday afternoon.
School districts up for $15M shared grant
Wolf Creek Local and more than two dozen other area school districts have been recommended to share in a $15 million grant to expand college credit opportunities and personalize learning.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Washington County Board of Elections will hold its regular monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Paying it forward: VISTA volunteer tackles homelessness
She became involved with Americore Volunteers In Service To America . She moved from Dayton to Marietta to become involved with VISTA's new program which focuses on tackling homelessness in Washington County.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Consider serving as big brother, big sister
The local chapter has been operating quietly, but now organizers are looking to expand here.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Slick roads, high water cause mess
A quick accumulation of sleet and snow took drivers by surprise Friday evening, scattering vehicles off the road in multiple places throughout Washington County and beyond.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Big Brothers, Big Sisters needed
They may be a little under the radar, but the Big Brothers Big Sisters program is active in Washington County and looking to grow.
Schools line up for virtual classrooms
Area schools are attempting to provide more educational options and recapture some of the students - and money - they've lost to online community schools in recent years by offering their own virtual classrooms.
Watching the weather
The Mid-Ohio Valley will likely escape the worst of a nasty weather system that has already dumped more than two feet of snow in some areas to the west.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Fire levels barn
A barn full of hay and farm equipment on the corner of Ohio 26 and Pleasant Ridge Road in Marietta Township was destroyed by fire Wednesday afternoon.
Thieves thrive on clues so they can get busy
With all the shopping to be done, cookies to be made and relatives to be visited, it is easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
New faces on fair board
For the first time in several years all 21 seats on the Washington County Fair Board have been filled, with seven new members joining the 2014 board.
Election results final for Barlow Twp., Frontier
The rosters for the Frontier Local Board of Education and Barlow Township trustees were finalized Tuesday after recounts required by their narrow margins.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Dale Eugene - Andy' Anderson
Dale Eugene "Andy" Anderson, went to be with his Savior on Saturday . Born July 12, 1928, in Fleming, Ohio, the son of the late Carl C. and Mildred V. Anderson, he was a graduate of Marietta High School.
West Side couple accused of anim...
A Marietta man and woman will be summonsed for animal cruelty after five dogs were confiscated from their home Friday.
Court denies Keck's sex case appeal
Multiple guilty verdicts against a Marietta man accused of sexually abusing young boys was upheld last week by the Ohio Supreme Court.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
For area families it is time to pick the perfect Christmas tree
For many area families, Friday marked the opening day of hunting season - the approximately month long Christmas tree hunting season that is.
Beverly, Waterford parade
The Village of Beverly put on its holiday best with the annual Beverly-Waterford Christmas parade and lighting of Dodge Park Sunday evening.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Washington County parades welcome Santa to the MOV
Marietta's annual Christmas Parade made its way through the downtown area at 1 p.m. under bright, sunny skies.
Grave matters: St. Jacob's
In the mid-19th century several German families settled in the hills of Washington County, which were no doubt reminiscent of the terrain in their Bavarian homeland.