Marion Harding student among winners of statewide MLK oratorical contest

Ohio students inspired by the lessons and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. presented original speeches on his teachings during the 16th Annual Statewide MLK Oratorical Contest held last week in Columbus. Twenty-two regional contest winners from grades kindergarten through 12 spoke before family, friends and judges at the King Arts Complex. Speakers were […]

Marion retirement community awarded for service by parent company

Mark McNeary, Chief Legal Officer for Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. and Sandra Rowe, Executive Director for Primrose Retirement Community of Marion.

Primrose Retirement Communities, L.L.C. has named Primrose of Marion as one of its Retirement Communities of the Year.  The announcement was made on April 15th, during the company’s annual Leadership Conference in San Diego, CA. “The Marion Primrose has continued to be one of our best performing communities,” said Primrose Retirement Communities President BJ Schaefbauer. […]

ODOT seeking more volunteers to help reduce cost of litter pickup

Each year, the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is forced to spend $4 million on litter pickup – a persistent and preventable problem. “Not only is litter expensive, but it takes us away from more important roadwork,” said ODOT Director Jerry Wray. Statewide last year, ODOT spent $4 million picking up 42,572 bags of trash. […]

ACLU, Husted settle lawsuit over early voting schedule

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A settlement for a voting rights lawsuit filed Friday in federal court will preserve a ban on the so-called “Golden Week” but will establish evening and Sunday hours for early voting for several weeks before next year’s presidential election and through 2018. The settlement, announced by Secretary of State Jon Husted and by the American […]

Free documentary showing and discussion to highlight issues surround drug addiction

The House I Live In

The Crawford-Marion ADAMH Board in partnership with Marion Correctional Institution, Marion County Family Court, Marion County Court of Common Pleas and Marion Municipal Court are presenting The House I Live In documentary at the Marion Palace Theatre on Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 5:30 pm. The program is free and open to the public but […]

Harding High School students spread out across Marion for day of service

Marion Harding High School students are on a mission to pay it forward. Nearly the entire student body is expected to again dedicate a day to community service on Friday, April 17, 2015, its second annual United Service Day. They will take part in service projects throughout the district and community as well as at […]

2015 spring hydrant flushing to start

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Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, April 20 through Friday, April 24, 2015 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. “Flushing is an important part of our system’s regular maintenance program. It ensures hydrants and valves are working properly and helps prevent sediment buildup,” said Don […]

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