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The Marietta Times
Rev. Jack E. TurrillRev. Jack Eugene Turrill, 84, of Belpre, went to be with his Lord and Savior on
Rev. Jack E. Turrill
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 hours ago
Rev. Jack Eugene Turrill, 84, of Belpre, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday July 24, 2016, at Ohio Valley Health Care. Jack was born September 23, 1931 in Marietta, Oh the son of the late Alonzo "Cade" and Hilma Farley Turrill. He was a... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre City Council recognizes local police officersinvestigations, breaking and entering investigations and in one case helping wi
Belpre City Council recognizes local police officers
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 hours ago
investigations, breaking and entering investigations and in one case helping with a newborn baby. Several members of the Belpre Police Department were recognized by city officials during Monday’s meeting of Belpre City Council. From left are... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Programs important in fighting drug abuseSchool's cafeteria. There, Sistersville Police Chief Rob Haught will present "H
Programs important in fighting drug abuse
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 hours ago
School's cafeteria. There, Sistersville Police Chief Rob Haught will present "Hidden in Plain Sight." Then, on Thursday, Belpre City Schools will present a program in the high school gym from 6 to 8 p.m. and the Washington County Sheriff's Office... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Around TownBelpre Homecoming entertainment - VIP tickets which admit holders to special fr
Around Town
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 hours ago
Belpre Homecoming entertainment - VIP tickets which admit holders to special front-of-the-stage viewing are on sale now at Belpre Area Chamber of Commerce office, 713 Park Drive, for the Anthem Lights performance at Belpre Homecoming Friday, August... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Belpre recognizes city police for service to othersother business, Lorentz reminded council members about a drug awareness program
Belpre recognizes city police for service to others
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 hours ago
other business, Lorentz reminded council members about a drug awareness program scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Belpre High School. The program is sponsored by the Belpre Rotary Club, Belpre Police Department and Belpre City... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Vienna Family Fun Dayfeel welcome." Jackson said her children enjoyed the bubbles and the shower.
Vienna Family Fun Day
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
feel welcome." Jackson said her children enjoyed the bubbles and the shower. First time attendee Mickey Simmons, of Belpre, said he had not heard of the . "We just got here and it looks like a lot of fun,"' he... Read more
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The Marietta Times
MMH sees changes in services under ACAchanges in the number of people seeking care and the amount of uncompensated ca
MMH sees changes in services under ACA
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
changes in the number of people seeking care and the amount of uncompensated care provided at facilities in Marietta and Belpre, said Memorial Health System President and CEO J. Scott Cantley. "The idea behind the Affordable Care Act is... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Cruise-In CalendarBELPRE — The Pioneer Antique Auto Club will hold its Belpre Homecoming Cruise I
Cruise-In Calendar
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted yesterday
BELPRE — The Pioneer Antique Auto Club will hold its Belpre Homecoming Cruise In from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 5. The registration cost is $10 and T-shirts will be given to the first 100 registrants. The event is sponsored by Leavitt Funeral Services.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
BOE decision applaudedLetter to the Editor. Submit your letter online with our Virtual Newsroom. Par
BOE decision applauded
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Letter to the Editor. Submit your letter online with our Virtual Newsroom. Parkersburg News and Sentinel Congrats to the Belpre Board of Education for their passage of random drug testing for extra curricular activities. I am sure it will not go... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre Homecoming Festival is slated to run Aug. 4-6show will feature songs like "Don't Stop Believin,'" "Wheel in the Sky," "Light
Belpre Homecoming Festival is slated to run Aug. 4-6
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
show will feature songs like "Don't Stop Believin,'" "Wheel in the Sky," "Lights," "Separate Ways" and "Faithfully." For Belpre Homecoming's Youth Night on Aug. 5, Christian group Anthem Lights will take the stage at 8:30 p.m. VIP tickets... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Memorial Health System sees changes in serviceschanges in the number of people seeking care and the amount of uncompensated ca
Memorial Health System sees changes in services
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
changes in the number of people seeking care and the amount of uncompensated care provided at facilities in Marietta and Belpre, said Memorial Health System President and CEO J. Scott Cantley. "The idea behind the Affordable Care Act is... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Vienna Family Fun Day proves a hit with familiesfeel welcome." Jackson said her children enjoyed the bubbles and the shower.
Vienna Family Fun Day proves a hit with families
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
feel welcome." Jackson said her children enjoyed the bubbles and the shower. First time attendee Mickey Simmons, of Belpre, said he had not heard of the Vienna Family Fun Day. "We just got here and it looks like a lot of fun,"' he... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Armeda Enoch Mooreby three daughters, Donna Allen (Carl) of Washington, W.Va., Marcella Moore of
Armeda Enoch Moore
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 4 days ago
by three daughters, Donna Allen (Carl) of Washington, W.Va., Marcella Moore of Parkersburg and Marcia Metz (Bruce) of Belpre, Ohio; a sister, Irene Keller of Belpre, Ohio; five grandchildren, Christie Brown of Belpre, Ohio, Kevin Allen (Teri)... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Police reports published July 22had occurred. This case is marked closed, unfounded. Matthew E. Deem, DBA HHI
Police reports published July 22
The Marietta Times / Posted 4 days ago
had occurred. This case is marked closed, unfounded. Matthew E. Deem, DBA HHI Company Inc., 1915 Washington Blvd., Belpre, reported Monday that damage had been done to a BMW 325. This case remains under investigation. William Ruggieri, of... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Tigers hire new golf coachon other days." Marietta is scheduled to tee off its season in the Washington
Tigers hire new golf coach
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
on other days." Marietta is scheduled to tee off its season in the Washington County Championships at Oxbow Golf Course in Belpre Aug. 5. "I feel good about this team," Deem said. "We had a fundraiser at a tournament at the (Marietta) Country Club... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Phyllis A. SimsPhyllis Ann Sims, 69, of Belpre, passed away July 19, 2016, at her residence.
Phyllis A. Sims
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
Phyllis Ann Sims, 69, of Belpre, passed away July 19, 2016, at her residence. She was born in Parkersburg, January 5, 1947 a daughter of Juanita S. Emrick of Belpre and the late Ray C. Emrick. Phyllis had worked for Belpre City Schools for over... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Marietta police officer enters not guilty plea to harassment chargesrepeated texting to his estranged wife, according to documents from Marietta Mu
Marietta police officer enters not guilty plea to harassment charges
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
repeated texting to his estranged wife, according to documents from Marietta Municipal Court. Robert L. Ellenwood, 46, of Belpre, was formally charged on June 27 by the Washington County Sheriff's Office, which had received complaints from Shara... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Former ’Jacket standout Chad Deem to guide Tiger golfersis scheduled to tee off its season in the Washington County Championships on Au
Former ’Jacket standout Chad Deem to guide Tiger golfers
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
is scheduled to tee off its season in the Washington County Championships on Aug. 5 at Oxbow Golf Course in Belpre. "I feel good about this team," Deem said. "We had a fundraiser at a tournament at Marietta Country Club two weekends... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Wise Choiceinto a danger and distraction for even students who stayed on campus for the fu
Wise Choice
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 5 days ago
into a danger and distraction for even students who stayed on campus for the full day. But with this and other changes, Belpre City Schools is taking another step to keep students as safe as they can. Parents should breathe a little easier, and... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Belpre High School closes lunch for studentsSuperintendent Tony Dunn spoke about the change during Monday's Belpre Board of
Belpre High School closes lunch for students
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
Superintendent Tony Dunn spoke about the change during Monday's Belpre Board of Education meeting, saying lunch would be closed to all students this fall. Last year officials phased in the open lunch for seniors and then juniors, but said concerns... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Local swimming pools see a jump in attendancefor the local swimming pools has been up due to mostly hot, dry weather. Bishm
Local swimming pools see a jump in attendance
The Marietta Times / Posted 5 days ago
for the local swimming pools has been up due to mostly hot, dry weather. Bishman oversees management of pools in Beverly, Belpre, Williamstown and the Marietta Aquatic Center, among others. The attendance numbers may be especially important for... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Local pools see a jump in attendancefor the local swimming pools has been up due to mostly hot, dry weather. Bishm
Local pools see a jump in attendance
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 days ago
for the local swimming pools has been up due to mostly hot, dry weather. Bishman oversees management of pools in Beverly, Belpre, Williamstown and the Marietta Aquatic Center, among others. The attendance numbers may be especially important for... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Fort Frye football team camp underway; players prepping for seasonschools in exhibition games in August. Fort Frye is scheduled to be on the road
Fort Frye football team camp underway; players prepping for season
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 days ago
schools in exhibition games in August. Fort Frye is scheduled to be on the road for its first two games of the season, at Belpre Aug. 26. and at Newcomerstown Sept. 2. Kickoff times for all regular season games this year will be 7 p.m. The Cadets... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Belpre closes lunch for studentsSuperintendent Tony Dunn spoke about the change during Monday's Belpre Board of
Belpre closes lunch for students
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 days ago
Superintendent Tony Dunn spoke about the change during Monday's Belpre Board of Education meeting, saying lunch would be closed to all students this fall. Last year officials phased in the open lunch for seniors and then juniors, but said concerns... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre High School to have closed campus this fallSuperintendent Tony Dunn spoke about the change during Monday's Belpre Board of
Belpre High School to have closed campus this fall
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
Superintendent Tony Dunn spoke about the change during Monday's Belpre Board of Education meeting, saying lunch would be closed to all students this fall. Last year officials phased in the open lunch for seniors and then juniors, but said concerns... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Drew Michael Ward-Nestor, 22, of Belpre, Ohio, died on July 17, 2016. He was born in Parkersburg on Au
Drew Michael Ward-Nestor
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
, 22, of Belpre, Ohio, died on July 17, 2016. He was born in Parkersburg on August 16, 1993 and was the son of Carl (Andy) Nestor of Vienna and Brooke Michele Ward of Belpre. He was the senior manager of the family business... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Belpre BOE approves drug testing for students in extra-curricular activitiesThe Belpre Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the new policy whi
Belpre BOE approves drug testing for students in extra-curricular activities
The Marietta Times / Posted 6 days ago
The Belpre Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the new policy which allows for random drug testing of students in grades 7-12. Superintendent Tony Dunn said the policy is a response to a continuing drug epidemic in the area which has... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Belpre BOE approves drug testingThe Belpre Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the new policy whi
Belpre BOE approves drug testing
The Marietta Times / Posted 7 days ago
The Belpre Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the new policy which allows for random drug testing of students in grades 7-12. Superintendent Tony Dunn said the policy is a response to a continuing drug epidemic in the area which has... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Washington County school districts prepare for new yearBeth Brown will be the new principal at New Matamoras Elementary and Jeff Kisne
Washington County school districts prepare for new year
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
Beth Brown will be the new principal at New Matamoras Elementary and Jeff Kisner will be the new assistant principal at Belpre Elementary. Brown said she is ready to meet new faces, and learn a lot this school year. "I plan to learn a lot and... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre Board of Education approves policy for random drug testing of studentsThe Belpre Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the new policy whi
Belpre Board of Education approves policy for random drug testing of students
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 7 days ago
The Belpre Board of Education on Monday unanimously approved the new policy which allows for random drug testing of students in grades 7-12. Superintendent Tony Dunn said the policy is a response to a continuing drug epidemic in the area which has... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Five for Monday: Five stories to look for in the July 18 issue of The Daily Jeffersoniana pair of accidents involving motorcycles Sunday including a crash on Route 555
Five for Monday: Five stories to look for in the July 18 issue of The Daily Jeffersonian
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 7 days ago
a pair of accidents involving motorcycles Sunday including a crash on Route 555 in Washington County that killed a Belpre man. The second accident occurred on U.S. 40 in Belmont County and injured three individuals. The man killed in... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Violet E. Ringwill be held at a later date. Memorial Contributions may be made in her memory
Violet E. Ring
The Marietta Times / Posted 8 days ago
will be held at a later date. Memorial Contributions may be made in her memory to Pleasant Ridge Cemetery Fund, c/o Willis Anderson, 1201 Putnam Howe Dr., Belpre, OH 45714. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.LeavittFuneralHome.... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Motorcyclist killed in collision on Ohio 555 SundayThe accident happened on Ohio 555 near Welch Road in Decatur Township where Dre
Motorcyclist killed in collision on Ohio 555 Sunday
The Marietta Times / Posted 8 days ago
The accident happened on Ohio 555 near Welch Road in Decatur Township where Drew M. Ward-Nestor, 22, of Belpre, driving a 2013 Yamaha FZ6R motorcycle south on Ohio 555, was killed after colliding with a 2002 Dodge Durango operated by Matthew S.... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Broughton Ice Cream social in Marietta raises money for Building Bridges to Careershas a broad outreach in Washington County. It's nice and hot today and a good d
Broughton Ice Cream social in Marietta raises money for Building Bridges to Careers
The Marietta Times / Posted 8 days ago
has a broad outreach in Washington County. It's nice and hot today and a good day to eat ice cream." Adrian Riddle, 8, of Belpre, liked the young calf that was at the social. Landon Pugh, 5, Jason Voshel, 36, and Caiden Pugh, 7, all of Marietta... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Broughton's Ice Cream Social sweetens Sunday in MariettaI was little and after the boys were born, I started bringing them each year,"
Broughton's Ice Cream Social sweetens Sunday in Marietta
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
I was little and after the boys were born, I started bringing them each year," said Kari Voshel. . Adrian Riddle, 8, of Belpre liked petting the young calf. He was there with his grandmother, April Riddle of Marietta. "I love it. I come every... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Broughton's Ice Cream Social sweetens Sunday in MariettaI was little and after the boys were born, I started bringing them each year,"
Broughton's Ice Cream Social sweetens Sunday in Marietta
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
I was little and after the boys were born, I started bringing them each year," said Kari Voshel. . Adrian Riddle, 8, of Belpre liked petting the young calf. He was there with his grandmother, April Riddle of Marietta. "I love it. I come every... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Belpre man dies in accidentThe accident happened on Ohio 555 near Welch Road in Decatur Township where Dre
Belpre man dies in accident
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
The accident happened on Ohio 555 near Welch Road in Decatur Township where Drew M. Ward-Nestor, 22, of Belpre, driving a 2013 Yamaha FZ6R motorcycle south on Route 555, was killed after colliding with a 2002 Dodge Durango operated by Matthew S.... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Former STA great Ranalli goes into Stark Prep Football HOFVincent-St. Mary) and Walsh Jesuit, and the third one was Claymont.” St. Thoma
Former STA great Ranalli goes into Stark Prep Football HOF
The Alliance Review / Posted 9 days ago
Vincent-St. Mary) and Walsh Jesuit, and the third one was Claymont.” St. Thomas ran the playoff table in 1984, defeating Belpre 40-24, Mogadore 41-0 and Hartley in the state final at Ohio Stadium in Columbus. “Looking back, that tie helped us,”... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Irene Elizabeth Sees, 95, of Belpre, Ohio, died at her residence surrounded by her family on July 1
Irene Elizabeth Sees
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
, 95, of Belpre, Ohio, died at her residence surrounded by her family on July 15, 2016. She was born in Akron, Ohio on June 26, 1921 and was the daughter of the late Walter Alonzo and Althea May Clark Carmichael. She had worked... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Mabel AmosW. (Patricia) Amos of Novi, Mich.; five daughters, Helen (Richard) Sutton of Wa
Mabel Amos
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 10 days ago
W. (Patricia) Amos of Novi, Mich.; five daughters, Helen (Richard) Sutton of Washington, W.Va., L. Sue (Sam) Moore of Belpre, Martha Cade of Elizabeth, Deanna Parker of Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio and Delores Thompson of Belpre; nineteen... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Wood County GOP's Rob Cornelius, Mid-Ohio Valley residents weigh in on Trump, Pence'build a wall' and people are buying it." It's going to be a difficult decisio
Wood County GOP's Rob Cornelius, Mid-Ohio Valley residents weigh in on Trump, Pence
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
'build a wall' and people are buying it." It's going to be a difficult decision come election day, Etta Skarzo of Belpre said. "My husband and I have been following the election closely, bouncing back and forth between Trump and Clinton.... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Vienna officials updated on water filtershaving to pass out water. Rapp said the system Vienna is getting courtesy of C
Vienna officials updated on water filters
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 11 days ago
having to pass out water. Rapp said the system Vienna is getting courtesy of Chemours is the same as the one installed in Belpre 10 years ago. "Once it's in it's pretty much automatic," he said. "If it weren't for the fact they have to change the... Read more
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The Marietta Times
John Leroy Marlowand also was owner/operator of Marlow's Fisheries. He served with the National
John Leroy Marlow
The Marietta Times / Posted 12 days ago
and also was owner/operator of Marlow's Fisheries. He served with the National Guard, attended the Celebration Center in Belpre, Ohio and enjoyed farming and fishery. John is survived by his wife, Vonda L. Cox Marlow; a son, Michael J. Marlow... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Simulator drives home its pointI will look and typically they have a phone in their hand," White said. Luke S
Simulator drives home its point
The Marietta Times / Posted 12 days ago
I will look and typically they have a phone in their hand," White said. Luke Smith, Supervisor of Clinic Operations at the Belpre Campus, said it showed realistically how people can be distracted by their phones. "It was pretty real, showing all... Read more
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The Marietta Times
1st anniversaryof support from the community. McNeil said she has patients come in every day c
1st anniversary
The Marietta Times / Posted 12 days ago
of support from the community. McNeil said she has patients come in every day congratulating her. Amanda Hudnall, 41, of Belpre and Kristen Bolian, 30, of Belpre married a few months after the same-sex ruling was passed, on Aug 7, 2015. Hudnall... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Washington County school administrators excited about jobsBeth Brown will be the new principal at New Matamoras Elementary and Jeff Kisne
Washington County school administrators excited about jobs
The Marietta Times / Posted 12 days ago
Beth Brown will be the new principal at New Matamoras Elementary and Jeff Kisner will be the new assistant principal at Belpre Elementary. Brown said she is ready to meet new faces, and learn a lot this school year. "I plan to learn a lot and... Read more
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The Marietta Times
New school administrators excited about jobsBeth Brown will be the new principal at New Matamoras Elementary and Jeff Kisne
New school administrators excited about jobs
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
Beth Brown will be the new principal at New Matamoras Elementary and Jeff Kisner will be the new assistant principal at Belpre Elementary. Brown said she is ready to meet new faces, and learn a lot this school year. "I plan to learn a lot and... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Warren boys track coach Al Riffey announces retirementthe longtime Warren boys' track and field coach celebrated his 67th birthday, g
Warren boys track coach Al Riffey announces retirement
The Marietta Times / Posted 13 days ago
the longtime Warren boys' track and field coach celebrated his 67th birthday, golfing at Oxbow Golf & Country Club in Belpre. Before that, on Wednesday the 6th, he announced his retirement as the Warrior thinclads boss. "It's time to go,"... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Arlene Sue Full Fox, 73, of Belpre, Ohio, died Monday, July 11, 2016, at Marietta Memorial Hospita
Arlene Sue Full Fox
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
, 73, of Belpre, Ohio, died Monday, July 11, 2016, at Marietta Memorial Hospital. She was born in Parkersburg, a daughter of the late Glenn and Bessie (Robinson) Full. She worked at Forma Scientific for 28 years. She was a member... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
Warren’s Al Riffey calls it quits as boys track coachthe longtime Warren boys track and field coach celebrated his 67th birthday, go
Warren’s Al Riffey calls it quits as boys track coach
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
the longtime Warren boys track and field coach celebrated his 67th birthday, golfing at Oxbow Golf & Country Club in Belpre. Before that, a week ago on Wednesday, he announced his retirement as the Warrior thinclads boss. "It's time to go,"... Read more
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