Barber submits resignation as City Schools’ superintendent, headed to Tiffin

Marion City Schools Superintendent Gary Barber has announced his intention to resign at the end of his current contract year on July 31, 2017. “When I came to Marion four years ago my assignment was to bring change to the district and put in a framework for achievement, and I think we have accomplished that […]

Pay It Forward named United Way Community Partner of the Year

The United Way of Marion County awarded The Ohio State University at Marion’s Pay It Forward Program with its Community Partner Award at the organization’s Annual Meeting and Celebration, held Wednesday, March 15, 2017. Through Pay It Forward, students in Ohio State Marion English courses learn about the needs in Marion County, but also go […]

Modern Woodmen, members contributed nearly $1 million to central Ohio in 2016

Residents and community organizations in central Ohio benefited from $996,552.73 in assistance from Modern Woodmen of America and its local community partnerships in 2016, according to recently released results from the fraternal financial services organization. These dollars support social, educational, volunteer and fundraising activities in the region. The contribution includes $629,753 raised locally by Modern […]

Concealed carry law takes effect, expanding places where guns can be carried

A new Ohio law began Tuesday, allowing employees to bring guns to company parking lots and licensed Ohioans to carry concealed guns to more places. Employers can still ban weapons inside their businesses, but they can no longer prohibit concealed carry permit holders from leaving firearms locked in their personal vehicles parked on company property. […]

Ohio Attorney General warns of increase in reported tax scams as filing deadline nears

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has warned that more consumers are reporting tax-related scams with about four weeks remaining until the April 18 filing deadline. In 2017, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office has logged more than 150 tax scams thus far in March, compared to 80 in January, and 175 in February. “As we get […]

Singer Jasey Schnaars and “La La Land” to entertain theatre-goers at the Palace

Patrons will have the opportunity to attend two separate events this weekend at the Marion Palace Theatre. Gifted international singer and former Marionite, JASEY SCHNAARS comes to the May Pavilion on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 7:30pm to perform his most requested and most covered songs including Eddie Rabbitt’s “Nothing Like Falling In Love,” The […]

Rep. Goodman to hold district office hours in Mt. Gilead

State Representative Wesley A. Goodman (R-Cardington) announced that he will be holding district office hours on Friday, March 24, 2017 in Mount Gilead. The office hours will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Mount Gilead Public Library Annex Meeting Room located at 35 East High Street, Mount Gilead, Ohio 43338. No […]

News is sponsored by…