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Local History

In Due Time

Marietta Crew Rows On, Nearly 150 Years After It First Began Eight oars dip into the muddy waters of the Muskingum River with a soft ‘cho...

Mounds of History

Marietta was founded in 1788 and was the first permanent settlement of the Northwest Territory.  We all probably know this fact by now – but...

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Music

the mid-ohio valley music scene

The Hardcore Scene Lives

“If music be the food of love, play on.” - William Shakespeare In a geography such as the Mid-Ohio Valley region that often favors a very n...

The Dividends

Sometimes a band steps on stage, and from the first note, they just click. There’s no forced smiling or uncomfortable tension. Each band mem...

Fashion

Summer Style

Some men, myself included, have difficulty piecing together a casual outfit while still feeling like they look stylish. A dressy outfit tend...

Modernized Vintage Fashion

When I think of fashion I tend to revisit the fashion over the years and how relevant each style and trend can be during present day.  I lov...

Film Reviews

Rogue One: A Review

Luke Skywalker, R2-D2 and Darth Vader have been household names since 1977. When audiences were introduced to an angsty Tatooine kid and a J...

Theatre

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

To the accompaniment of creepy, brooding music, the characters step out of the complete darkness. Enshrouded in fog with only their faces li...

Big Fish

Traveling salesman Edward Bloom and his lovely wife Sandra should be on top of the world. Their successful son Will is getting set to marry ...

Book Reviews

Hillbilly Elegy

J. D. Vance is quite vocal about being a hillbilly. He states it in the first page of his book, Hillbilly Elegy, and reiterates it several t...

Falling from Horses

Bud Frazer is a nineteen-year-old kid from Oregon who grew up on a ranch and he’s really good with horses. It’s 1938, the heyday of the movi...

Career

The Epicenter

After many years of deliberation and planning by the community, a new kind of business incubator has launched in Washington County. The Epic...

Dress to Impress

We live in a world today where everyone gets judged immediately upon being seen. We get only one shot to make a first impression and no firs...

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Herot Hall Farm

After the rainbows and butterflies of a wedding engagement pass, it is time for the bride to start sorting through the endless color schemes, floral arrangement...

MOV Rocks

Whether you are exploring historic downtown Marietta or enjoying dinner at a local restaurant, you may notice a uniquely painted rock at your feet. First and se...

Outlaw MAYhem

The most competitive and highest-paying late model touring series for Late Model racers, the World of Outlaws, made two stops near the Ohio Valley this weekend....

Rewind

Platform shoes, plaid and long hair dominated the trends while smooth ballads floated on summer breezes. Then, loud colors and loud music took over while big ha...

Ohio State Reformatory

As I was sitting on the couch watching Shawshank Redemption with my husband for the umteenth time, I happened to recall someone mentioning that the prison they ...

Build Up Marietta

Marietta Main Street, a local nonprofit in downtown Marietta, officially announced the launch of Build Up Marietta, a new facade improvement grant program offer...

Flying the Coop

While it's hard to tell whether the chicken or the egg came first, for Emmett and Mindi Moore, the coop definitely came before the chickens. The couple, who liv...

North Bend Climbing Guide

The Mid-Ohio Valley is undoubtedly a region marked by adventure. Trailblazers are taken back by the stunning views on the paths of the Rail Trails in West Virgi...

Summer Style

Some men, myself included, have difficulty piecing together a casual outfit while still feeling like they look stylish. A dressy outfit tends to be easier since...
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