Picnic on the Porch Kicks Off Domestic Violence Awareness Month

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In recognition of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Turning Point will be holding their annual Picnic on the Porch on October 3rd from 11:00-1:00. They are also celebrating 35 years of protecting victims of domestic violence. “Domestic violence is one of the most horrific of crimes in that it is perpetrated by someone who professes […]

Local “Taste of the Harvest” to Benefit WOSU Public Media

The 13th Annual Taste of the Harvest wine tasting benefit will be held on Monday, October 6, 2014, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. in the Guthery Community Room in Maynard Hall on the campus of The Ohio State University at Marion. Benefiting WOSU Public Media and WOSB-FM, the evening will feature heavy hors d’oeuvres and […]

New Phone System Launched by City of Marion

The City of Marion recently upgraded to a new automated phone system. When a citizen calls the City at 387-2020, they will be greeted with an automated message with menu options helping to direct them to one of several city departments. This new system will automatically connect various departments without using a live person. The […]

Court Issues Stay in Ohio Early Voting Ruling, Voting Now Set to Start Next Week

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Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted said he will revert back to the early, in-person voting hours he set in June after the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday granted a last-minute stay of a lower court’s order to expand early voting hours. In a statement released Monday afternoon, Husted said the hours were approved by […]

Marion Man Arrested for Attempted Murder

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On Sunday, September 28, 2014 at about 5:49am, the Marion Police Department received a call reporting a shooting at 611 South Prospect Street. Officers found that a male had been shot multiple times. The victim was transported to Marion General Hospital and then flown to Columbus by helicopter. Police said that he was listed in […]

Tri-Rivers Students Providing Day of Service Throughout Marion

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United Way of Marion County will work with more than 200 Tri-Rivers Career Center students on Monday, September 29, 2014 as a part of its LIVE UNITED volunteer activities designed to make an immediate and positive impact in the Marion community.  On the 29th, every senior class at Tri-Rivers will blitz the community with a […]

Marion Curves for Women Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

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The Marion Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently joined Cindi Bentley, owner of Curves for Women, her staff and customers for a Ribbon Cutting kick off for their 2nd anniversary in the Marion community. Curves for Women, 1199 Delaware Ave., Suite 111, is hosting a Happy Birthday Open House featuring special promotional prices through the […]

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