Three-Man Show Features Complete Works of Shakespeare


The Marion Palace Theatre will stage the comedy play The Complete Works of William Shakespeare-Abridged for three performances in the Palace Theatre May Pavilion.  Show dates are scheduled for Friday, October 24 and Saturday, October 25 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, October 26, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. This “fast-firing, gag-a-second comedy” covers all thirty-seven of […]

Chili Cook-Off to Benefit Cub Scout Pack 33

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The Friends of Pack 33 are each cooking their best chili to be voted upon by the public. The cook with the most donations in their bowl at the end of the dinner will be crowned Chili Royalty and will spend a whole day wearing the Chili crown and sash. Entrance is $3 per person […]

Ohioans Warned of Unclaimed Funds Scam

The Ohio Department of Commerce is warning Ohioans about a company that is mailing postcards to Ohioans asking them to call and search their name for unclaimed funds. The postcards have appeared in various colors including green, blue, yellow and orange. Regardless of the color, they are not being sent out by the Ohio Department […]

New Website Provides Employment Assistance to Ohioans with Disabilities

October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month, and Ohioans with disabilities now have a free, easy way to search for jobs and access information about a variety of work-related resources. Working in tandem with, will help job seekers with disabilities post resumes, search for jobs and more. “The Ohio Department of Job and […]

Marion Tallgrass Trail Awarded Another Major Grant, Set to Unveil Newly Paved Section

Work continues to extend the Tallgrass Trail by over three miles in October 2014.

This week the Ohio Department of Natural Resources conditionally awarded the Marion County Park District a $500,000 Clean Ohio Trails Fund grant. The grant will be used to extend the paved surface of the Marion Tallgrass Trail by an additional three miles in 2015, adding to what is being paved in 2014. The grant is […]

Marion County Unemployment Hits 7-Year Low

The unemployment rate for Marion County was 5.2 percent in September 2014, down from 5.4 percent in August. The rate is the lowest since October 2007, but comes with far fewer people in the available workforce and reporting as employed. In September 2014, the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services reported an available workforce […]

Two Weeks, Including Two Saturdays and a Sunday, to Cast Early Votes

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced that with two weeks to go before the 2014 General Election, nearly 810,000 Ohioans have already cast and/or requested an absentee ballot for the November 4, 2014 General Election. Based on an informal survey of Ohio’s 88 county boards of elections, as of Friday, October 17, 2014: […]

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