Marion Visitors Bureau Wins Award for Marketing

Diane Watson, Director of Marion Area Convention and Visitors Bureau recently participated in the Ohio Travel Association’s (OTA) 2014 Conference on Tourism in Springfield, Ohio. She brought back a Ruby Award for the bureau’s efforts in marketing the Marion area to potential visitors. Conference on Tourism is Ohio’s annual conference for the travel and tourism […]

Marion Church Holding Heroes Unmasked Event

Genesis Church in Marion is hosting Heroes Unmasked Sunday on October 26, 2014 starting at 10:00am. This is “a day where your kids can discover the Bible through a historical adventure where they get to meet Bible Heroes, enjoy treats, crafts and games.” The free event will be held at Tri-Rivers Career Center and is […]

Police Investigating Robbery at Marion Laundry

Marion Police Department

On Thursday, October 23, 2014 at approximately 10:30 pm, the Marion Police Department received a report of a robbery at Colonial Coin Laundry, 610 Bellefontaine Avenue. Police said the suspect walked into the store, advised that he had a gun, and told the clerk to fill a bag that the suspect had brought with him. […]

Ohio Identifies First Case of Chronic Wasting Disease on Private Preserve

The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Department of Natural Resources today confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state in a captive deer operation in Holmes County. The state continues to take quarantine action to control the further spread of the disease. There is no evidence that CWD […]

2014 Fall Hydrant Flushing Week 7 Schedule

Aqua Ohio

Aqua Ohio’s Marion Division will conduct water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, October 27 through Friday, October 31, 2014 between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. “Flushing is an important part of Aqua’s regular maintenance program. It ensures hydrants and valves are working properly and helps prevent sediment buildup,” said Don Scott, […]

Ohio’s Fall Colors at Peak Conditions

Time is growing short for anyone that wants to enjoy Ohio’s beautiful fall colors. Right now, pockets of spectacular fall color remain scattered throughout the Buckeye State, but peak season is beginning to fade, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Now is the time to get out and savor some of Ohio’s […]

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 […]

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