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Our Newest Neighbor: The Perdue Soybean Processing Facility

Written by Jack Ries Some of you may have noticed we have a new neighbor just a few miles north of Marietta, just outside of Bainbridge. Many of you may already know that this is the new Perdue Agribusiness soybean processing facility. There has been a lot of talk in our area about this new

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Recumbent Bike Store Coming to Marietta

Written by Steve Ulrich In a few months, a new business will move to Marietta. Its home will be inside a building that has been vacant for over 30 years. You can’t miss this building when you drive through town. It is directly across the street from the landmark Famers First / First National Bank,

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Promoting our Town and Trail

Over the next year, you might notice film crews and drones hanging around town and the trail. Don’t worry… they are all part of a project with MRA and Steve Ulrich’s team at Wilkum Studios. Partnering with MABA, MRA was recently awarded a Susquehanna Riverlands mini-grant to develop a series of videos to inform and

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The Paintings of Marietta Artist Marita Hines on Display at Heart Café

If you’ve seen a woman on the sidewalks of Marietta, intently painting the scene in front of her, you have probably witnessed Marita Hines at work. Hines is out in all kinds of weather, working with fast forceful strokes to capture her subject first hand. She prefers this direct approach to what she calls “the

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Food for Thought: A Tribute to the Chefs of Marietta

Written by Ed Lincoln This piece is a tribute to those Generals who you rarely get a glimpse of as you wine and dine in the comfort of climate controlled rooms, all the while being doted- over to your whims. These men and women work long, hot hours, ensure quality and safety when preparing their

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Upcoming Events: Save These Dates!

Sun. 9/10 – Marietta Garden Tour & Pork BBQ Marietta Community House Sun. 9/24 – Pig Iron Fest Car Show 11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Musselman Vesta Iron Furnace Center Fri. 10/13 – Cat on a Hot Tin Roof – Play Starts Sat. 10/14 – Fall Pub Crawl Tues. 10/31 – Trick or

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Heart Cafe Now Open in Marietta

Something new is brewing in old Marietta. Heart Café, 17 East Market Street, now occupies the first floor of what was the Marietta Hotel during the 19th and early 20th century. This cafe was conceived as a community gathering place in the heart of town – a place where one could enjoy a cup of

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Fall Into the Season: Fun and Creative Things to do During Fall

Written by Trisha Ries The leaves will soon be turning to their beautiful red, brown, and orange hues. The smell of pumpkin spice and cinnamon will be in the air. Football will be on every television set or being played at the local high school stadium, and everyone will be adorned in their favorite hoodie