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  1. 2 plead guilty to trafficking in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Two men charged with trafficking in heroin and cocaine between January and May of this year are facing multi-year prison terms after entering guilty pleas in Washington County Common Pleas Court Wednesday. Jamal Fuller, 21, of 406 South Harris Ave., Columbus and Tytus Shields, 26, of 906 Fifth St., Marietta, appeared before Common Pleas Judge Randall Burnworth, who scheduled sentencing for both on Dec. 19. Fuller, who pleaded guilty to one fifth-degree count of trafficking in cocaine and a fifth-degree count of trafficking in heroin, faces up to two years in prison and a maximum fine of $5,000.

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  2. PoliceRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... after it started. A 16-year-old Lower Salem resident was backing her vehicle out of a stall Friday at the Washington County Career Center when her front driver's side bumper struck the rear passenger side fender of a Hyundai sedan being driven by ...

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  3. Warren student honored for helping 2 who OD'dRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | Marietta Times

    In October 2013, then-Warren High School sophomore Virginia Offenberger made a decision that law enforcement said might have saved the lives of two of her peers. To be recognized for that decision, Offenberger, 17, was asked to come straight to Warren High School Wednesday after she finished her school day as a cosmetology student at the Washington County Career Center.

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  4. Old vs. new in Ohio House raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2014 | Marietta Times

    With less than two weeks until Election Day, all Washington County residents will be choosing between a House of Representatives candidate that is a multi-term incumbent and a political newcomer seeking change. In the western two-thirds of Washington County that choice is between Marietta resident Andy Thompson, the Republican incumbent seeking a third term at the state house and St. Clairsville Democrat Charlie Daniels, trying for a second time to unseat Thompson in the house.

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  5. News, Sports, Jobs, Ohio, Community InformationRead the original story

    Sep 9, 2014 | Marietta Times

    October 27, 2014 Switzerland of Ohio Local Schools is the largest school district in the state geographically, operating three high schools, five elementary schools and its own Swiss Hills Career Center across 546... more>>>> October 23, 2014 With less than two weeks until Election Day, all Washington County residents will be choosing between a House of Representatives candidate that is a multi-term incumbent and a political newcomer... more>>>> October 21, 2014 It's been five years since a team of specialists were embedded with local public schools to help watch for and prevent child neglect and abuse problems.

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  6. Brush fire smoke closes 676Read the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... Watertown was closed early Tuesday afternoon due to a brush fire that's created heavy smoke in the area. Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks said a local resident was burning trash at 12995 Ohio 676 but high winds spread the blaze into nearby ...

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  7. Children Services levy would fund vital programRead the original story

    Oct 29, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Your one vote Tuesday can go a long way toward helping Washington County children at risk of failing to reach their full potential. We urge you to vote for the 0.55-mill Washington County School Outreach Prevention Program.

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  8. Homeschool co-op expands learningRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... said. For the first time, the Marietta Salvation Army is offering a homeschool co-op, a weekly program for Washington County homeschooling families that incorporates elective classes, collaborative teaching, field trips, athletic activities and a ...

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  9. Bed tax reallocation debatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Relocating its Tuesday afternoon finance committee meeting due to massive public attendance, Marietta City Council heard public comments at Lookout Park as it first broached the possibility of reducing the amount of bed tax revenue the city shares with the Marietta-Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau . Close to 40 people had crowded into the tight committee room at 304 Putnam St. before councilman Tom Vukovic, chair of the committee, recommended adjourning and relocating to the larger meeting space.

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  10. Red RibbonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... about staying drug and alcohol free. Marietta City Schools, in partnership with the Right Path for Washington County, is participating in a week's worth of events designed at teaching young people to stay drug and alcohol free and to be active ...

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  11. Family dispute sparks Warren lo...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Barlow-Vincent Elementary and Warren High schools were placed on lockdown Monday while authorities searched for an armed Barlow man who allegedly threatened to shoot his ex-wife, an Athens resident, and to assault his sister, from the Veto Lake area. Clarence W. Leedy, 34, last known address 9550 Ohio 550 in Barlow, made the threats on Sunday during a domestic dispute with his current wife, according to Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks.

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  12. Ohio 676 re-opensRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... is now open after being closed to traffic due to a brush fire that's created heavy smoke in the area. Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks said a local resident was burning trash at 12995 Ohio 676 but high winds spread the blaze into nearby brush ...

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  13. Family dispute sparks Warren lockdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Barlow-Vincent Elementary and Warren High schools were placed on lockdown Monday while authorities searched for an armed Barlow man who allegedly threatened to shoot his ex-wife, an Athens resident, and to assault his sister, from the Veto Lake area. Clarence W. Leedy, 34, last known address 9550 Ohio 550 in Barlow, made the threats on Sunday during a domestic dispute with his current wife, according to Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks.

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  14. Plea deal on hold as man changes his storyRead the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Marietta Times

    A Marietta man who was scheduled to plead guilty to a fourth-degree felony count of pandering sexually-oriented material involving a minor was returned to the county jail Monday after denying he viewed child porn on his laptop computer. Robert J. Huffman, 33, of 797 Channel Lane, was originally indicted in September by a Washington County grand jury on two fourth-degree felony counts of pandering sexually oriented material involving a minor in July of this year, both with specifications that Huffman was on post-release control for a prior sex crime when the most recent incident occurred.

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  15. Armory's ground floorRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... a bid. The representative from Kinsale also noted that the bid specified preference would be given to Washington County contractors, which discouraged the Pomeroy company from trying, added Noland. Noland also has meetings scheduled today with the ...

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  16. Domestic situation prompts lockd...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Barlow-Vincent Elementary and Warren High schools were placed on lockdown at 9:31 a.m. today while authorities searched for an armed Barlow man who allegedly threatened to shoot his ex-wife in Athens and to assault his sister who lives the Veto Lake area. The lockdown was lifted about 12:30 p.m. Clarence W. Leedy, 34, last known address 9550 Ohio 550 in Barlow, made the threats on Sunday during a domestic dispute with his current wife, according to Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks.

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  17. Domestic situation prompts lockdown; officials seek suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Marietta Times

    Barlow-Vincent Elementary and Warren High schools were placed on lockdown at 9:31 a.m. today while authorities searched for an armed Barlow man who allegedly threatened to shoot his ex-wife in Athens and to assault his sister who lives the Veto Lake area. Clarence W. Leedy, 34, last known address 9550 Ohio 550 in Barlow, made the threats on Sunday during a domestic dispute with his current wife, according to Washington County Sheriff Larry Mincks.

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  18. YMCA CorporatYMCA Corporate Cup event makes a comebacke Cup event makes a comebackRead the original story

    Oct 26, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... a little bit more." Companies participating in the Corporate Cup Memorial Health Systems, Thermo Fisher, Washington County Career Center, Peoples Bank, CRJ Vending, Marden Rehabilitation, Schwendeman Insurance and Washington State Community College. ...

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  19. 1990 cold case:Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Marietta Times

    ... is among the local cold cases that have recently come back to light after last month's arrest of former Washington County deputy Mitchell Ruble, charged with the 1981 murder of deputy Lt. Ray "Joe" Clark. Lt. Jeff Seevers with the Washington County ...

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  20. Judge won't toss evidence from ex-judge's chambersRead the original story

    Oct 23, 2014 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    A judge says he won't throw out evidence collected from the chambers of a retired Western Pennsylvania judge accused of stealing cocaine seized in police investigations. The Washington Observer-Reporter reports Thursday the judge ruled investigators didn't need a warrant to search ex-Washington County judge Paul Pozonsky's chambers because the items involved were missing court exhibits, not personal property.

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