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Mid-Ohio Valley veterans salute Gold Star Families

VIENNA — This past weekend veteran organizations, joined by community members, have taken the time to honor their fallen brothers and sisters in arms for National Gold Star Family and Mother’s Day. “No one wants to be a Gold Star Family,” read Jason Lowe, Senior Service Commandant ...

Barlow Independent Fair wraps up its 150th year

BARLOW — The Barlow Independent Fair wrapped up celebrating their 150th year full of activities and attractions Sunday evening. The weekend saw activities like animal showings, tractor and truck pulls, magic shows, live music, cake and pie contests, a pageant, goat yoga and fireworks. On ...

Authorities probing reported fight between Belpre High School principal, student

BELPRE — Posts have been circulating social media platforms in the area that alleged a fight breaking out between the Belpre High School Principal Samuel Pepper and a student with special needs. Belpre Police Department Sgt. Heddleston confirmed Sunday evening that he did respond to the High ...

Complete the Mission reports Marietta operation a success

MARIETTA — This weekend’s Complete the Mission Food Drive was considered a success by all involved. Veterans groups set up tents in The Marietta Times parking lot and goods and monetary donations were given to the Gospel Mission Food Pantry. More than a truckload of food and personal ...

Dozens turn out for Fun Day at Camp Kootaga

WALKER — More than 60 Cub Scouts, kids who want to be Cub Scouts and adults attended the Kootaga District Fun Day at Camp Kootaga Saturday. Director Michael Cidor said that the “Fun Day” is a traditional fall one day activity for kids, that gets them outdoors learning and having ...