Etta Express Wins BIG + All Out Clean Out + Bridge Of Heroes

Hello Marietta! I’m here in your inbox this morning to tell you everything you need to know about what’s happening in town. I hope you are all having a good day. I’ll go.

First, today’s weather forecast:

Scattered morning fog; hotter. High: 84 Low: 60.

Here are the best stories in Marietta today:

  1. Marietta College’s Etta Express won its first super regional game on Saturday. They beat Oswego State 13-2. They play two games today, if they win one, they advance to the NCAA Division III baseball championship in June. (Marietta College)
  2. Marietta Mayor Josh Schlicher is asking people to take advantage of the All Out Clean Out program. People can dispose of unwanted non-hazardous household items at city expense for the next two weekends. (Facebook)
  3. The Marietta Noon Lions worked hard to decorate a local bridge with Americana. The Bridge of Heroes will be inaugurated on Monday. (Facebook)
  4. The Washington County Health Department will be closed on Memorial Day. (Facebook)

Today in Marietta:

From my notebook:

  • Harmar Village – Marietta, Ohio: “Saturday May 28, 2022 BRIDGE OF HEROES via the Marietta Noon Lions. “Our club has been working on a passion project, which is now on display. Individual sponsorships are… available by contacting: [email protected] 740-891-6067” (Facebook)
  • Main street of Marietta: “Thank you to the Marietta Noon Lions for this incredible tribute to our military men and women.” (Facebook)
  • Marietta College: “It was great to have three of the former Etta Express major leaguers in the park today for the Super Regional win over Oswego State. Duane Theiss (Braves), Jim Tracy (Cubs) and Kent Tekulve (Pirates). #LongBlueLine #EttaExpress #Pawn…” (Facebook)
  • Marietta College: “Valentine responds on the mound as Marietta wins first super regional game #EttaExpress #PioNation #d3baseball #BringForthAPioneer” (Facebook)
  • The Castle – Marietta, Oh: “We want you…to be part of our museum! Discover the history of our beautifully preserved 1855 neo-Gothic house by visiting our site. Discover fascinating stories from the local history of one of the oldest regions from the North…” (Facebook)
  • Marietta/Belpre Health Department: “Holiday weekends are the perfect time to grill! There’s nothing quite like a great burger or steak straight off the grill! Here are some helpful tips for safe grilling! Check out the websites below for more tips and information! #mymbhd…” (Facebook)
  • Marietta/Belpre Health Department: “Memorial Day weekend is one of the busiest river weekends in the area! We can get excited and forget some of the most important rules when boating! Here’s a quick reminder! Check out the links below to learn more about the laws of Ohio, WV…” (Facebook)

Alright, so good for today! I will see you soon.

Christopher Schmitt

About me: Hi, I’m the Community Editor for I have lived in Marietta most of my life. I graduated from Ohio University’s EW Scripps School of Journalism in 2014. I wrote for a community newspaper before moving to New York to be a national correspondent for IHeartRadio. I look forward to bringing my experience home and providing Marietta with the exceptional journalism she deserves. You can email me at [email protected] or call me at 740-516-4969.

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