ADAMH Board Executive Director set to retire after 40 year career

Jody DemoHodgins

Those who know her describe her as passionate, energetic, committed, loyal, hard-working, and action-oriented.  They say she is determined to make a positive difference, and that is exactly what Jody Demo-Hodgins, executive director of the Crawford-Marion Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services has done in our community.  And now, after 40 years’ […]

BookMarks fundraiser to feature bestselling author Anne Perry

Anne Perry

The BookMarks, a Friends group of the Marion Public Library, will host a fundraising event on Friday, November 11, 2016 at 7:00 p.m., titled Speaking Volumes.  Internationally bestselling author Anne Perry will be the featured guest, delivering a talk and signing copies of her books for attendees. Organizers say this after-hours event at Marion Public […]

“The Light Between Oceans” to play on the Palace Theatre screen


On September 30, October 1 and 2, 2016, the Palace will present the romantic drama ‘The Light Between Oceans,’ starring Academy Award nominee Michael Fassbender (Steve Jobs, 12 Years A Slave) and Academy Award winner Alicia Vikander (The Danish Girl). Rachel Weisz co-stars in this adaptation of the bestselling novel by M.L. Stedman. Tom (Fassbender) […]

State per capita tax revenue up, ranks low among other states

The state of Ohio took in more tax money in 2015 than the previous year, but still ranks among the lowest taxing states, according to new estimates released Monday by the U.S. Census Bureau. Ohio took in $28.3 billion in 2015, which on a per capita basis amounted to $2,437 – up about $100 per […]

Lill family honored with 2016 Conservation Farm Family Award

conservation award 2016

The Ohio Department of Agriculture today recognized five families representing each region of the state as winners of the 2016 Conservation Farm Family Awards at the Farm Science Review in London. This was the 33rd year of the awards program. “Farmers were the first conservationists, and to this day the conservation efforts they employ will […]

60s folk rock band, The Lovin’ Spoonful, to perform greatest hits at Palace Theatre

Lovin Spoonful

Concert-goers will have the opportunity to take a fun-filled trip back to the carefree days of AM radio and see the legendary 60s Folk-Rock band, THE LOVIN’ SPOONFUL perform live at the historic Marion Palace Theatre on Friday, October 14 at 8pm. With a historic sound that became known as “Good Time Music” to masses […]

Attorney General offers consumer tips following Yahoo breach announcement

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has offered tips for consumers following the recent announcement by Yahoo of a data breach affecting some 500 million user accounts. Yahoo has reported that the information was stolen in late 2014 and may have included names, email addresses, telephone numbers, dates of birth, “hashed” passwords, and some security questions […]

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