Washington County Newswire (Page 4)

Washington County Newswire (Page 4)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washington County, OH. (Page 4)

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  1. Lots of summer funRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 6 | Marietta Times

    ... is our big festival season," said Christian Hudspeth, public relations coordinator for the Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau. "It will kick off with Red, White and Brews." This year will mark the 21st year for the Red, White ...

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  2. Sewage fees spark spirited debat...Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... if passed, would nullify a 40-year contract between the City of Marietta and the Board of Commissioners of Washington County. "This agreement was an act of good faith between the two parties, I'm outraged that we now have to be at this position to ...

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  3. Sewage fees spark spirited debate in councilRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... if passed, would nullify a 40-year contract between the City of Marietta and the Board of Commissioners of Washington County. "This agreement was an act of good faith between the two parties, I'm outraged that we now have to be at this position to ...

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  4. Man, girlfriend indicted in theft from elderly caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Norwalk Reflector

    Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that two Marietta residents are facing charges of theft from the elderly and receiving stolen property following an investigation conducted by the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation as part of the Ohio Attorney General's Elder Justice Initiative. A Washington County grand jury recently indicted both Kenneth W. Smith, 46, and Sheila M. Willeck, 42, on two felony charges of theft from the elderly and two felony charges of receiving stolen property.

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  5. Brother apologizes for beating; jail time orderedRead the original story

    Jun 4, 2015 | Marietta Times

    A Clarington man who asked a judge to hold him responsible for his actions was sentenced to six months in jail in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday. Chad E. Mick, 23, of 51962 Fishpot Road, Clarington, penned a letter to Common Pleas Judge Ed Lane prior to receiving his sentence on a third-degree felony charge of burglary for a March 2014 incident.

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  6. Storybook ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Marietta Times

    Fairytale characters will come to life in Marietta this Saturday, as the Washington County Public Library will once again be hosting Storybook Park, which aims to encourage youth reading. Julie Stacy, manager of youth services at the library, said the event would be three hours long and there would be no set schedule.

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  7. Washington County got $63,000 for inmate anti-addiction drugRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | WBNS

    The Washington County Detention Center has been awarded a $62,700 state grant to help inmates overcome their addictions to heroin and other opiates. The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown reports in a Tuesday news release from the Governor's Office of Crime Control & Prevention, the money is part of a larger $500,000 grant awarded to seven other detention centers and health departments across Maryland.

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  8. Electric co-op turns 75Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... informed in an emergency or repair situation. The co-op has expanded from a few hundred customers in Washington County to 10,700 in Washington, Morgan, Monroe, Noble, Athens and Guernsey counties. "Let's say there's a power line out in the west end ...

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  9. Woman sentenced for stealing jewelryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Marietta Times

    A Williamstown woman will spend 60 days in jail after being found guilty of stealing jewelry from an elderly woman in Marietta. Megan N. Wiggins, 25, of 204 E. Fifth St., Williamstown, was sentenced to 60 days in the Washington County Jail and three years of post-release community control Tuesday in Washington County Common Pleas Court.

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  10. Teen avoids trial, pleads guilty to rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Marietta Times

    A Newport man currently being held on bond at the Washington County Jail pleaded guilty to rape and unlawful sexual contact with a minor Tuesday afternoon in Washington County Common Pleas Court just a day before his case was set to go to trial. Dakota W. Gary, 19, formerly of 20 Charles St., Newport, entered a guilty plea in front of Common Pleas Judge Randall Burnworth Tuesday afternoon.

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  11. Back on trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2015 | Marietta Times

    When Coe Eddy, 11, of Lowell heard that the Boys and Girls Club of Washington County was in financial trouble earlier this spring he stepped up to the plate to help in his own small way. "He just came in after school that day and threw down a $5 bill right on the table," said Matt Barton, interim director for the club.

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  12. Man indicted for setting fire at homeRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2015 | Marietta Times

    A homeless man who allegedly set fire to his ex-wife's lawn furniture in April was among 23 people indicted by a Washington County Grand Jury last week. Michael R. Sobieski, 33, was indicted on one first-degree felony count of aggravated arson and one third-degree felony count of violation of a protection order after an April 4 incident.

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  13. Drumm dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... $50 (thousand), but they haven't been able to justify that, in my opinion," Davis said. Other schools in Washington County maintain their own field facilities, and many report that it is through the power of volunteers, the extra work of coaches and ...

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  14. 4-H volunteer for nearly 70 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | Marietta Times

    When she was a teenager, just leaving Washington County 4-H, Lowell resident Charlotte Wagner, 84, started volunteering with the organization. Now, nearly 70 years later, she's still working with 4-H as an advisor to the Lowell Lively Lassies and Laddies and has progressed to serving as the president of the 4-H advisory committee.

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  15. Pasta Dinner for the Secret Santa PrograRead the original story

    May 30, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... Secret Santa Program is a supplemental gift program that matches children of underprivileged families of Washington County with generous donors in the community willing to provide Christmas gifts .The money raised with the event will be used to buy ...

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  16. Lower taxes for Ohio farms come with a surprising priceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    ... to this year's framework are supported by the County Auditor's Association of Ohio as well as the Washington County Auditor's Office and are set to curb drastic tax increases that have taken place over the last several years. "Nobody likes to see ...

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  17. History programRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | NewsandSentinel.com

    A program on World War II from the Washington County perspective will be presented at the Washington County Historical Society at 7 p.m. June 1 at The Castle, 418 Fourth St., Marietta. The speaker is Scott Britton.

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  18. County, courts agree on wagesRead the original story

    May 29, 2015 | Marietta Times

    A dispute between Washington County Commissioners and Common Pleas Court judges found its resolution Thursday with commissioners granting additional appropriations to fulfill the court budget requests for the year. This resolution comes on the heels of notice last week of the judges' intention to file a mandamus action against the commissioners for failure to comply with either of the courts' budget orders filed on Oct. 10 and April 15. This would have been the start of a lawsuit against commissioners.

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  19. Farms to see lower taxes, but at a priceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... to this year's framework are supported by the County Auditor's Association of Ohio as well as the Washington County Auditor's Office and are set to curb drastic tax increases that have taken place over the last several years. "Nobody likes to see ...

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  20. Artsbridge receives $2,500 from Peoples Bancorp FoundationRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | Marietta Times

    ... Plan for the Mid-Ohio Valley. From that comprehensive plan emerged Artsbridge, the arts service agency for Washington County, Ohio and Wood County, West Virginia. Artsbridge supports and manages three main programs: United Arts Fund, Arts Services, ...

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