Free trap shooting class to beginners the basics

Trap Shooting

The Meeker Sportsman Club is offering a Beginner’s Trap Shooting Class on September 4, 2016. The class is free and everything needed to shoot is provided. No experience necessary. Preregistration is highly suggested, classes are limited to 20 participants. Walk-ins will only be accepted if spaces are available. Suggested minimum age is 12 years. Minors […]

Marion Public Library announces September 2016 activities

The Marion Public Library has announced the following events will take place in September 2016. Thursday, September 1st, 6:30 pm Family Fun Night Families with young children are invited to an evening of stories, crafts, and fun that will celebrate the upcoming Marion Popcorn Festival. Monday, September 12th, 6:30 pm Family Fun Night Families with […]

Registration begins for yoga classes at Palace Theatre

The Marion Palace Theatre offers Yoga classes for adults year round. The next session of Yoga will begin September 12, 2016 for beginning students and September 14 for advanced students. Class size is limited. Interested participants are asked to register by phone or in person at least one week before the first class. Yoga students […]

State Street overpass to re-open early Monday evening

Road Closed Sign

The Ohio Department of Transportation says that the State Route 4/423 bridge, better known as the State Street overpass in downtown Marion, will open Monday, August 29, 2016 at 5 p.m. The bridge closed earlier this month after ODOT inspectors and engineers discovered some ‘bad’ concrete on the 51 year old structure.  In order to […]

Cushing Scholarship Fund gets boost from auto auction

(L to R) Eric Barcus, President of Streetwise Motors, Stormy Cushing, Dean Jacob, President and CEO of Marion Community Foundation.

Streetwise Motors in Marion has made a substantial contribution to the Stormy Ray Cushing Scholarship Fund at Marion Community Foundation, announced Dean Jacob, Foundation President and CEO. The dealership raffled off a 1986 Pontiac Fierro during their annual Safety City car show and donated nearly $5,000 in proceeds to the Cushing Scholarship Fund. “We can’t […]

Riders sought for annual OhioHealth Popcorn 100 Bike Tour

The OhioHealth Popcorn 100 Bike Tour is set for September 10, 2016 beginning at 8:30 a.m. The family-friendly ride features three routes (35, 64, and 100 miles). The courses feature flat to rolling terrain in and around scenic Marion County with the longer routes venturing into surrounding counties. Each route will have well stocked aid […]

Illicit Fentanyl continues to fuel increase in drug overdose deaths in Ohio

The number of unintentional drug overdose deaths in Ohio increased again in 2015, driven by a sharp rise in fentanyl-related deaths, according to a new report released by the Ohio Department of Health (ODH). The number of fentanyl-related deaths in Ohio has increased from 84 in 2013, to 503 in 2014 and rose to 1,155 […]

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