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15 min ago | Marietta Times

Who is caring for your loved ones?

Though they received an state overhaul just over a year ago, there may still be cracks in the rules dictating necessary background checks for homemakers, home aides and home nurses.

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Related Topix: Whipple, OH, Prison, US News, US Federal Bureau of Investigation

3 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Fun and games: Washington County Fair

Youth were leading goats, feeding turkeys and brushing cows, rides were being inspected and vendors were getting set up at the Washington County Fairgrounds Friday night.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Life, Beef, Food, Meat, Home Gardening, Home

3 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

Groups set up for fair

Youth were leading goats, feeding turkeys and brushing cows, rides were being inspected and vendors were getting set up at the Washington County Fairgrounds Friday night.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home

3 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Don't miss the Washington County Fair

Yes, everyone loves a parade, but that's just the beginning of what the 2014 Washington County Fair has to offer.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Agriculture, Science

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Marietta Times

Riverfront fun ahead

While the Washington County Fair is this weekend, right around the river bend is the time for sternwheelers of all sizes to line the banks of the Ohio and people to crowd the streets of Marietta.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Zanesville, OH

Marietta Times

Marietta Fire Dept. works to prepare for the worst

Marietta Fire Department has been a long-standing member of the Washington County Local Emergency Planning Committee .

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Related Topix: Fire

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Marietta Times

Man admits he drove ATM robber

A Marietta man who acted as driver in a pair of knife-point ATM robberies pleaded guilty Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court and agreed to testify against the Marietta woman accused of carrying out the robberies.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Marietta Times

Vietnam memories

Among the 59,272 names on the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall are 30 Washington County veterans who didn't return from the 14-year Southeast Asian conflict.

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Related Topix: Beverly, OH, Marietta, OH, US Military, US Marine Corps, Monroe County, OH

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Marietta Times

November election races set

There were no last minute surprises locally as the deadline wound down Monday to submit write-in candidates for the November ballot.

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Related Topix: Representative Bill Johnson, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marietta, OH

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Marietta Times

New county home administrator jumps into job

Having a background in health care and experience with nursing homes helped catapult Jeff Campbell, 67, of Marietta, to the top of the list of 31 contenders for the Washington County Home Administrator position.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH

Marietta Times

Ice bucket challenge

If you thought the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge phenomenon was slowing down, you would be in for a surprise if you visited a number of local colleges, universities and schools.

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Related Topix: Marietta College, Marietta, OH

Marietta Times

Spanning time

Just off of Hills Branch Road, snuggled in between Zion Ridge Road and Ohio 26, rests a 19th century beauty suspended over the Little Muskingum River.

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Related Topix: Fairfield County, OH, Athens County, OH

Marietta Times

New rabbit and poultry barn is ready

Rabbits, chickens and turkeys will have some more comfortable quarters during the 2014 Washington County Fair.

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Marietta Times

Smart Networks plans regional growth

Though times have been tough for Smart Networks in recent months, with the company being evicted and facing complaints about service, the services provided by the company are soon expected to expand within Washington County and beyond.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH

Marietta Times

Certainty of death and taxes, but why taxes?

It is merely an anecdote of which I speak of to you today. A recent warning was issued to those in Washington County.

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Marietta Times

EVE auction tops $28,000

About 250 people packed the ballroom at the Lafayette Hotel Friday evening for the 32nd annual EVE, Inc. Benefit Auction, and though attendees said the event is always a great time, the auction also serves a larger purpose.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH, McConnelsville, OH

NewsandSentinel.com

Twin Rivers Baptist finally finds home

Hidden back from Ohio 821 at 110 D.A.V. Road lies Twin Rivers Baptist Church, which was founded nearly 20 years ago.

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Related Topix: Whipple, OH, Lower Salem, OH, Devola, OH

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Marietta Times

Treatment facility planned

The Washington County Behavioral Health Board is trying to drum up support for its planned residential treatment facility on Fifth Street in Marietta, with less than two weeks to go before it appears before the Planning Commission for needed approvals.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Drugs, Healthcare Law, Law, Home Listing, Home

Marietta Times

Animals, teen boy removed from home

A teenage boy and a dozen animals were removed Thursday from a Belpre home that authorities say was covered in feces and urine.

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Related Topix: Belpre, OH

Marietta Times

Military gear available to police

Law enforcement agencies in and around Washington County make sparse, if any use of the Defense Department's hand-me-down program that allows state and federal agencies to freely acquire excess or decommissioned military equipment.

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Related Topix: Marietta, OH, Belpre, OH, Noble County, OH

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