Washington County Newswire (Page 7)

Washington County Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Washington County, OH. (Page 7)

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  1. Tornadoes fall at Waterford, 37-7Read the original story

    Oct 15, 2016 | Tri-County News

    For nearly 20 minutes the Tornadoes proved they could play with league-leading Waterford, but then the Wildcats proved why they're at the top of the Tri-Valley Conference Hocking Division. Nineteen minutes into Friday night's TVC Hocking showdown in Washington County, the Waterford and Southern football teams were tied at seven.

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  2. Habitat helping Mid-Ohio familiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Congratulations to the Mid-Ohio Valley Habitat for Humanity, which recently completed its first home since the Wood and Washington County chapters of Habitat merged. The two chapters merged last April in an effort to better coordinate Habitat's mission of providing affordable housing to families currently living in substandard housing.

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  3. Pot policies formingRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Marietta Times

    With the recent legalization of medical marijuana in Ohio through House Bill 523, businesses and local governments in Washington County are forming opinions on the topic and how they will approach this new law. While the law may say use is OK in certain circumstances, some municipalities and employers are weighing whether they may say otherwise.

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  4. Coins for Cancer driveRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... S combined. Two bids have been placed to reconstruct the 60-year-old porch on the criminal division of the Washington County ...

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  5. Students explore career pathsRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Marietta Times

    PEYTON NEELY The Marietta Times Marietta High School freshman Destiny Baker, 15, talks with Medical Billing Specialist Instructor Tassy Yates from the Washington County Career Center Thursday at the Family Career Awareness Day. At the Family Career Awareness Day hosted by Building Bridges to Careers on Thursday they got to better explore opportunities offered in the area.

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  6. 5-year forecast for Career CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Marietta Times

    The Washington County Career Center has achieved a large measure of financial stability over the last several fiscal years and continues to have surplus balances through fiscal year 2019, according to a five-year forecast presented to the Career Center board Thursday. "This year our enrollment is at 485 students, which has caused an increase in our revenue from this fiscal year into fiscal year 2017," In fiscal year 2017, the Career Center is expected to receive additional revenue due to enrollment growth.

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  7. ODOT looks ahead to winterRead the original story

    Oct 13, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... procedures. "Our cost per ton of salt this year will only be $52.74 compared to last year's $77.36," Washington County alone has 24 snow plows, 38 drivers, three mechanics and 587 lane miles in the county that is covered by ODOT. Workers drove more ...

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  8. Candidates at forumRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Marietta Times

    HANNAH KITTLE The Marietta Times Washington County Commissioner Democratic Candidate Donn Kerr speaks with Dan Harrison, chairman of the Marietta Area Chamber of Commerce, after the forum on Wednesday. Questions about the area's drug epidemic, the economy and the oil and gas industry dominated a political forum held with local candidates Wednesday at the Marietta Country Club.

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  9. Badges make a statementRead the original story

    Oct 12, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... the office while wearing their pink badges in honor of breast cancer awareness month on Wednesday. The Washington County Sheriff's Office is pretty in pink as they sport bright pink badges to show their support this October for Breast Cancer ...

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  10. Judge to decide who pays in ongoing Peters Creek church disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2016 | The Almanac

    It will be up to a Washington County judge to decide who is going to pay up in the ongoing financial dispute between Peters Creek Evangelical Presbyterian Church and the Washington Presbytery of Pennsylvania. The church formed in 2008, when the majority of the congregation of Peters Creek United Presbyterian Church voted to leave Presbyterian Church USA in favor of the more conservative Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

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  11. Man who stole from employer sentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Marietta Times

    A Newport man was sentenced in Washington County Common Pleas Court Tuesday to 60 days in the Washington County Jail and three years of community control for stealing from his employer. Richard W. Evans, 53, of 70 Maple St., Newport, was sentenced to one count of grand theft, a fourth-degree felony, for embezzlement of funds upwards of $12,000 from Honest Fred's Flooring in Parkersburg.

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  12. Habitat's newest house a milestoneRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... away from the busy side of Belpre. Habitat's next three homes are currently under construction, but not in Washington County. They are looking for property to purchase and build on in Washington County and there is always a need for volunteers. For ...

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  13. Fashion historian attends Marietta DAR meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... ters this summer. They plan to continue this project on Sept. 27. The next meeting will be held on Oct. 1. Washington County Harvest of Hope will hold its annual Yard Sale on Friday, Oct. 7, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and ...

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  14. 2 want to replace longtime treasurerRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2016 | Marietta Times

    As local residents make their way to the polls they will be checking a mark on their ballot for a new Washington County treasurer. The two candidates running for the position are Republican Tammy Bates, 46, of Beverly and Democrat Carolyn Dempsey, 57, of Devola.

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  15. Lady Tornadoes top Waterford, 3-1Read the original story

    Oct 11, 2016 | Tri-County News

    The Southern volleyball team - which dropped a 3-1 decision to Waterford on September 19, in Racine - avenged that setback on Monday night in Washington County, defeating WHS 3-1 and moving into a tie for first place in the league. Southern led 8-to-3 in the opening game, and expanded the advantage to 14-8.

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  16. Relay For Life kickoffRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... fundraising requirement or entry fee. We're just happy for the support and whatever you can raise." In Washington County, funds raised go to help local programs and services, including; Look Good, Feel Better, a program of the Memorial Health System ...

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  17. Garden Party focuses on pollinatorsRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2016 | Marietta Times

    Pollinators include more than just honey bees and the Washington County Master Gardeners are eager to spread the word at their 34th Garden Party on Saturday, which will be focusing on the importance of pollination. "There will be a main speaker and there will be an opportunity for people to go to other sessions throughout the afternoon; it's like a mini seminar or conference."

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  18. WCCC Ffa elects officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Marietta Times

    The FFA organization of the Washington County Career Center elected 2016-17 chapter officers recently. Members participating in the FFA organization are students from the Landscape Construction & Turf Management program.

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  19. Sentence ordered for drug traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Marietta Times

    A Marietta man was sentenced Thursday to 31 days in the Washington County Jail and two years of community control for trafficking prescription drugs. David A. Ward, 50, of 202 Tennis Center Drive, Apt.

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  20. Harmar Hill water issues explainedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Marietta Times

    ... by Safety-Service Director Jonathan Hupp that the city utilizes, The Marietta Times, Facebook and the Washington County Alert system, available to all residents, for just that purpose. "All residents who need help signing up for that program are ...

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