Palace Theatre offering discounted movie and free hot chocolate this weekend

Polar Express

The Marion Palace Theatre will present the popular 2004 Christmas movie, The Polar Express on December 19, 20 and 21. Movie-goers have five opportunities to see this family-friendly film and to get free hot chocolate. Show times are Friday at 7:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Theatre management has reduced […]

Police arrest man for Thursday robbery of Marion restaurant

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The Marion Police Department says they arrested a man for robbing a restaurant early Thursday morning by knife-point. On December 18, 2014 at about 8:00am, officers responded to the Subway on Delaware Avenue for the report of an armed robbery where the suspect brandished a knife and demanded money. The suspect took the entire cash […]

State issues warning over employment scams

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) is reminding Ohioans to be wary of unsolicited job offers, online business opportunities, work-at-home promises, and websites or help wanted ads that request personal or financial information. The agency’s OhioMeansJobs.com website aggregates nearly all online help wanted ads posted in Ohio, and ODJFS has noticed an […]

Ohio Governor promises more tax changes, crack down on charter school, more

Gov. John Kasich on Thursday pledged to get tough next year on Ohio’s underperforming charter schools. “We will not tolerate people coming into this state, making money at the expense of great education for our kids,” Kasich said in a year-end speech before Ohio Chamber of Commerce members. “And the legislature’s going to have to […]

Marion Police Department honors Officer and Civilian of the Year

The Marion Police Department named Officer Robb Reed as the 2014 Officer of the Year and Diane Patrick as the 2014 Civilian of the Year.

The Marion Police Department has recognized Officer Robb Reed as the 2014 Officer of the Year and Diane Patrick as the 2014 Civilian of the Year. Reed and Patrick were selected for the honor by their peers at the department. Officer Reed began his career with the Marion County Sheriff’s Office before joining the Marion […]

Court: Former Cardington employee not entitled to whistleblower status

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An employee of the Village of Cardington who claimed he was fired for reporting problems at the local wastewater treatment plant did not establish that he qualified as a whistleblower under state law or that his employer committed any crimes, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday. Donald Lee, who worked at the plant, was “instrumental” […]

Ohio redistricting reforms heading to voters for final approval

The Ohio House on Wednesday gave final approval to a bipartisan plan changing how the state draws its legislative districts, sending the measure to voters to consider next year. The House voted 80-8 to approve changes made to House Joint Resolution 12 by the Senate early Friday morning. Changes to Ohio’s redistricting process have been […]

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