Courtney Knoch

The Rage Room

“Man, wouldn’t it be cool to have that in the MOV?” Locals are well versed in the “what-if” of this area, but over the past few years, the Mid-Ohio Valley h...

Second Annual Paranormal Expo a Success

Psychic readings and table-tipping, EVPs and tales of hauntings, and all things that set up an aura of the paranormal were particularly fitting for the haunted Lafayette Hotel, the gem of Marietta that played host to this year’s Paranormal Expo. The...

A Melting Pot of Fun

"This festival is a real melting pot of fun!" Graffiti Magazine Bollywood music plays throughout City Park while smells of Stromboli and hand-squeezed lemo...

Uplifting Marietta, Ohio

Earlier this month, community members came together to make sure the leaves were swept up, trash thrown away, weeds pulled, and storefronts were all shining. Our historic brick streets welcomed locals and visitors alike. And on April 6th, the visitor...

World Hijab Day

For Muslims in America, particularly women, stereotypes and stigmas are showing themselves in ugly ways. Many women following Islam choose to wear a hijab, a sc...

AcroYoga

AcroYoga, What Is It? The easy answer: Remember when you were little, and your parents would lie on their backs and balance you on their feet? Playing airplan...

History by Candlelight

15.7 miles. That’s the distance from downtown Marietta Ohio to Blennerhassett Island. Many locals who have lived in the MOV their whole lives never see some of the awesome things that the area has to offer. But a 20 minute drive up the road offers th...

Courtney Knoch

Author

Courtney Knoch is a Marietta-native with a love for all things MOV! This Marietta college grad stays as involved as she can with the downtown scene and has a never-ending hunt for the perfect cup of coffee. She lives in Marietta with her partner and her daughter Juniper, and loves taking her two corgis to all the amazing events in the area!

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