Time Running Out to Get Discounted Popcorn Festival Ride Tickets

Popcorn Festival

The Marion Popcorn Festival will be offering discounted tickets for the Marion Popcorn Festival amusement rides through Tuesday, September 2nd, at the Marion Convention & Visitors Bureau, 1713 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road, bluefusion entertainment in the Plaza Shopping Center on Mt. Vernon Avenue, and both locations of the Marion Community Credit Union, 300 Barks Road and […]

Social Media 101 to Kick Off WBC Luncheons

Tarina Rose

Tarina Rose will kick off the 2014-2015 networking luncheons for the Marion Women’s Business Council with her exploration of Social Media 101. Rose is the owner/operator of Tarina Rose Social Media. Rose provides direct service and consultation to businesses on best practices and social media strategies. She personally manages and creates original content for social […]

Marion Police: Three Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully

On August 28, 2014 at approximately 1:29 p.m., Marion City fire fighters and officers from the Marion Police Department responded to 353 West Church Street in response to a call asking them to check the welfare of the resident there. An anonymous caller advised that they thought Ian Miller was overdosing on drugs inside that […]

Patrol Urges: Don’t Drive Impaired this Labor Day Weekend

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Labor Day weekend tends to see a spike in traffic incidents, so the Ohio State Highway Patrol is reminding motorists to buckle up, keep focused on the road, and not drive impaired. During last year’s four-day holiday reporting period of August 30 through September 2, 16 people lost their lives on Ohio’s roadways, with 8 […]

Labor Day Travelers to Encounter Major Road Construction Projects


Labor Day may not be cause for celebration for some: Swimming pools close, summer vacations end and schools return to session. But for the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), Labor Day means some major construction projects around the state – many that have been under construction for multiple years – are wrapping up and will […]

MARMET Makes “Major” Drug Seizure

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The MARMET Drug Task Force said they made a “major” drug seizure on Wednesday, August 27, 2014 when detectives made a traffic stop on State Route 4, just south of Barks Road. During the stop at about 11:30 a.m., a passenger in the vehicle, Anthony T. Washington was arrested on multiple charges. Washington, 19 from […]

Salvation Army Hosting Free Farmer’s Market on Friday

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Mid-Ohio Food Bank on Friday, August 29, 2014 will be bringing a truck loaded with produce to be distributed to income eligible households in Marion County. The distribution will take place at the Salvation Army, 317 West Church Street in Marion, from 11:00am to 1:00pm. To receive produce, attendees must bring IDs for everyone in […]

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