Marion General receives American Heart Association accreditation


OhioHealth Marion General Hospital has received the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® Heart Attack Receiving Center Accreditation. The accreditation program — sponsored by the American Heart Association and the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care —recognizes centers that meet or exceed quality of care measures for people experiencing the most severe type of heart attack, ST-elevation […]

Ohio is No. 1 in nation for Tree City USA Communities

Ohio was recognized as the leading Tree City USA state in the nation for the 35th consecutive year, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). The Buckeye State currently has 241 participating cities, villages and townships that have achieved the Tree City USA designation for 2015. “We are proud to once again be […]

Limited tickets available for upcoming KANSAS concert at Palace Theatre


The Palace Cultural Arts Association and Mid-Ohio Energy along with supporting sponsors First Citizens National Bank & Dr. David Foulk, Marion OB/GYN proudly present KANSAS in concert at the historic Marion Palace Theatre on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are selling quickly and patrons are encouraged to order tickets as soon as […]

Poppin’ Springfest is Saturday to benefit Popcorn Festival

The 2016 Marion Popcorn Festival Springfest will be held this Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Tri-Rivers Career Center. This free admittance event will be held from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. There will be over 60 vendors providing fun for everyone which includes a craft fair, flea market, food trucks, entertainment and pony rides.  There […]

Marion man arrested after detectives say drugs were found during a traffic stop


MARMET detectives arrested a Marion man after allegedly discovering he was carrying over 90 bindles of heroin. Investigators later allegedly discovered cash, a handgun, and even more drugs at the man’s apartment. Monday, April 25, 2016, at approximately 10:30am, detectives from the MARMET/METRICH Drug Task Force stopped a vehicle in the 300 block of Barks […]

Vietnam Traveling Museum holding open house in Marion

There will be a open house to see The Vietnam Experience Traveling Museum on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at the American Legion Post 584, 142 Olney Avenue in Marion. The open house will run from 3pm to 8pm and is free to the public. For more information, call 740-389-1394.

PUCO highlights the benefits of energy efficiency and conservation

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) reminds Ohioans that energy efficiency benefits you, your household and the environment. A few simple steps can help you to save money, help the environment and take better control of the energy used in your home. Save money The energy used to heat and run your home can […]

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