Washington County Newswire

Washington County Newswire

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  1. Family will continue salsa-making tradition to honor dadRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Marietta Times

    Made with homegrown peppers, Ohio tomatoes andwell, the rest is a secretCliffie's Salsa had been a favorite of local families since it hit the shelves in 1998. On Feb. 9, Clifford Schultheis, founder of Cliffie's with his wife, Linda, died at age 70. The Wingett Run business was a second act for Schultheis, who had worked as a hospital engineer before moving to Washington County, where his father and grandfather were from.

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  2. Students get revved for SkillsUSA CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NewsandSentinel.com

    Photo by Doug Loyer Senior Seth Rhoades of the Washington County Career Center took third place in the SkillsUSA competition on Saturday. Photo by Doug Loyer Meigs High School student Dane Thomas looks underneath a car at the Vehicle Inspection/Safety Station during the SkillsUSA competition.

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  3. Volunteers help downtown Marietta shops prepare for high waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... in her store, moved shelving out and carried large furniture up the street to Putnam Community Church. The Washington County Alert System sent out a text just after noon Saturday stating that the Ohio River's crest prediction was raised to 40.1 feet ...

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  4. Shop owners, volunteers make way for higher waterRead the original story

    Saturday | Marietta Times

    ... in her store, moved shelving out and carried large furniture up the street to Putnam Community Church. The Washington County Alert System sent out a text just after noon stating that the Ohio River's crest prediction was raised to 40.1 feet and ...

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  5. Around TownRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Marietta Times

    ... For example, for every 1 to 5 girls, one adult must attend the sleepover. The thrift store of the Western Washington County Food Pantry at 18 High St., Vincent, will be having a $2 a bag sale from now until March 1. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...

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  6. Information available about HEAP winter crisis programRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marietta Times

    ... interviews are required for the Winter Crisis Program/Emergency HEAP and will take place at the Washington County office located at 218 Putnam St., Marietta, or at the Morgan County office located at 50 W. Third St., Malta. Hours of operation at ...

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  7. Rising WatersRead the original story

    Friday | Marietta Times

    JANELLE PATTERSON The Marietta Times The Marietta College Men's Crew Team loads shells onto the team trailer Friday as the Muskingum River rises to meet the boathouse. As the waters of both the Ohio and Muskingum rivers rose Friday residents across Washington County got busy making preparations.

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  8. Ohio suit v. DuPont is broadRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Marietta Times

    ... and the schedule of the court, those are the two big ones." The Attorney General filed the complaint in Washington County Common Pleas Court on Feb. 8. Tierney said the case was filed in the Marietta court because it's the nearest part of Ohio to ...

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  9. Washington County braces for floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... River rises. MARIETTA - As the waters of both the Ohio and Muskingum rivers rose Friday residents across Washington County got busy making preparations. The Ohio River was predicted by the National Weather Service to crest at 38.6 feet Sunday at 1 ...

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  10. Likely target of Washington County shooting arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | NewsandSentinel.com

    The likely victim in a shooting in New Matamoras Thursday was arrested on an outstanding warrant out of Pennsylvania Friday. Lionel Justin Gore, 30, of 130 Cemetery Road, New Matamoras, was booked into the Washington County Jail on a charge of fugitive from justice, a felony.

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  11. New Fishing Regulations for 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... Beech Fork Reservoir, also known as Staunton Reservoir, in Powell County and Willisburg Park Pond in Washington County. Beginning March 1, there will be a 15-inch minimum size limit for largemouth bass and a 15-fish daily creel limit on bluegill on ...

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  12. Washington County authorities investigating gunfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 16 | NewsandSentinel.com

    But law enforcement, also including New Matamoras Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol, was unaware Thursday of who the victim or assailant could be. "Both took off and we haven't confirmed either identity.

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  13. CVB plans shared with commissionersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 15 | Marietta Times

    The Washington County Commissioners heard an update from the new executive director of the Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau following their regular weekly meeting Thursday. Deana Clark met with the commissioners to discuss how the bureau is planning to bounce back after suffering losses last year.

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  14. Old gas and oil wells a concernRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Marietta Times

    With more than 100 years of drilling not only across the state but in Washington County, the number of local abandoned wells is estimated to be more than the 37 documented by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. The Ohio Senate is set to consider a bill sponsored by Thompson that passed unanimously in the House concerning idle and abandoned oil and gas wells last month.

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  15. Committee to focus on blightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Marietta Times

    ... Streets Committee also moved to authorize City aLaw Director Paul Bertram to provide an offer to the Washington County Commissioners. The offer is concerning an easement disagreement along the outskirts of a county supply yard along the planned path ...

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  16. 2-15TRAINING3Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Marietta Times

    A new project brewing at the Washington County Career Center will take students in the adult education industrial programs out of the classroom for training in conditions that closely mimic the workplaces they are likely to encounter when they get hired. The Outdoor Industrial Training Facility was an idea that came about in discussions between faculty at the career center and its advisory council, which includes representatives of major industrial installations in the area, the employers who hire many of the program's graduates, said Derrick Lemley, industrial and customized training manager for adult education at the career center.

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  17. AEP, - Sslip repair close Veto RoadRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Marietta Times

    ... additional road and power line work. With more than 100 years of drilling not only across the state but in Washington County, the number of local ...

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  18. Senior's 30 points lead Warren past Marietta, 73-43Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 14 | Marietta Times

    ... who improved their record to 16-5. The royal blue and white cagers also earned a sweep of their big school Washington County rival, downing the Tigers, 80-66, in Vincent on Jan. 9. "Clay (Miller) played great off the bench. He rebounded well and did ...

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  19. Washington Street Bridge: - SOld design, still usefulRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Marietta Times

    ... why ODOT oversaw it. It is a city bridge though, meaning routine maintenance is their responsibility." Washington County Engineer Roger Wright further explained the difference in the two federal designations for bridges that can raise some eyebrows. ...

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  20. County sophomores tour Career CenterRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 13 | Marietta Times

    ... a recently repaired, shiny red Corvette stood waiting to be picked up by its owner. On Tuesday, the Washington County Career Center held another Hands On Tour for Sophomores, allowing students from Belpre, Marietta and Waterford high schools to get ...

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