Patrol: Young Girl Struck by SUV in Hit-Skip

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a hit-skip injury crash that occurred on Friday evening. The vehicle involved has not been located and investigators are looking for help in identifying it. The incident occurred on April 18, 2014 at approximately 9:00 PM on Schell Drive north of Grandview […]

Youth Can Gain Valuable Experience through Summer Employment Program

Marion County Job & Family Services (MCJFS) has kicked off the 2014 Summer Youth Employment Program. The TANF Summer Youth Employment Program (SYEP) enables low income TANF-eligible Marion County youth, age 16-24, to gain valuable work experience while earning a paycheck to help meet basic needs. Youth may work part time or up to 35 […]

Free Tobacco Cessation Program Offered to Marion Residents

Marion Public Health

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, tobacco use is the most preventable cause of death in the United States. It is estimated that one in five cancer deaths in this country is associated with tobacco use. Marion Public Health reports that even though Marion County suffers from a higher incidence of smoking […]

Marion Police Make Quick Arrest in Downtown Robbery

Marion Police Department

The Marion Police Department reported making a quick arrest after a downtown business was broken into early Friday morning. On April 18, 2014 around 5:01 a.m., the Marion Police Department responded to a breaking and entering in progress at Just4Kids, 220 North Main Street in downtown Marion. Officer Pahl arrived in 15 seconds and observed […]

Palace Theatre Launches Annual Membership Drive Challenge

Marion Palace Theatre

With each spring comes a new beginning at the Palace Cultural Arts Association (PCAA), better known to the community as the Marion Palace Theatre. Along with the planning for the new season ahead, it is the start of the PCAA Annual Membership Campaign. Theatre leaders say annual membership dollars are needed to help maintain the […]

Sims Offers Free T-shirt & More to Celebrate Earth Day

Nick (left) and Chelsea Sims Van Meter show off the Free T-shirts being given away at all Sims Brothers Recycling locations.

To celebrate Earth Day 2014, Sims Brothers Recycling is making it easy to show off your green – and get more green, too. Starting Monday, April 21st, when customers bring in their scrap metal into any Sims location in Marion, Delaware, Columbus and Bellefontaine, they will receive cash, Sims Savers Reward points, and a free […]

Free Show Highlights Reclaimed and Restored Art

Mid-Ohio Fine Arts Society

The Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society will present Reclaimed and Restored (a one day, one person showing) featuring the art of Steve Roseberry on April 18, 2014 from Noon to 6:00 pm. A regionally well-known artist, Steve integrates found, reclaimed, and recycled materials into much of his work. The showing is one of a monthly series […]

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