Fundraiser to Feature Food, Music, and the Chance at $10,000


Marion Matters is holding their first major fundraiser this Saturday, August 2, 2014 at the Marion Palace Theare’s May Pavilion. The Summer Bar-B-Q Bash kicks off at 5:00pm and will feature live music from The Menus along with pulled pork sliders, chicken quarters, and various side dishes. In addition to the food and music, attendees […]

Volunteers Needed for Saturday in the Park Festival

Saturday in the Park

The Saturday in the Park Committee is seeking volunteers in Marion – individuals, community organizations, community leaders, businesses, anyone wanting to make a difference – to help with inflatable bounce rides, sell tickets, work booths, and lend a hand to ensure the success of the 2014 event. Saturday in the Park returned to Lincoln Park […]

Section of Leader Street to Close for Repairs

Weather-permitting, an emergency closure on Leader Street will start at 7:00 am on Wednesday, July 30, 2014 and run through approximately 10:00 am Thursday, July 31, 2014. The closure will run between West Center Street and Silver Street. ODOT will be performing deep pavement repairs in the area under the railroad overpass. This will require […]

Family Inviting Community to Celebrate Basels’ 50th Wedding Anniversary

Duane and Lesta (Eblin) Basel

Duane and Lesta (Eblin) Basel will be celebrating their 50th Anniversary and their daughters are inviting the community to join them. A Celebration of Marriage will be held August 10, 2014  at the Fort Morrow Fire Station (306 North Main Street in Waldo) from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. Duane and Lesta were married August 1, 1964 […]

AAA Invites Local Caregivers to Free Summer Car Seat Check

Car Seat

Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for children, partly because nearly 75 percent of them are unbuckled or improperly secured. In an effort to keep local children safe, AAA is partnering with Safe Kids WorldwideTM to hold a summer car seat check for local parents and caregivers. On Thursday, July 31, 2014, caregivers […]

Oak Street School Alumni Holding First Annual Reunion

The first Oak Street School Alumni Reunion will be held on August 2, 2014 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm. The day will include a tour of the school. You are asked to bring your lawn chairs, picnic lunch, pictures, and memories. For more information, call Deb Honaker at 740-360-5474.

Registration Opening for Fall YMCA Programs


Fall is just around the corner and the Marion Family YMCA says that makes not a great time to get into shape for the holidays. The YMCA encourages everyone to make fitness an everyday commitment instead of just a New Year’s resolution. Registration for all classes at the Marion YMCA begins July 28, 2014 for […]

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