Harding Symposium to illuminate modern first ladies, former U.S. Chief of Protocol to speak

Capricia Marshall

President Warren G. Harding’s wife, Florence, is considered the first of the “modern” first ladies.  The role of the presidents’ wives from Mrs. Harding’s day in the 1920s forward will be the theme of this year’s Warren G. Harding Symposium at The Ohio State University at Marion, July 17th and 18th, 2015. Titled “The Modern […]

Severe Weather Awareness Week highlights need to be prepared for any storm

This winter, Ohio’s weather has yo-yoed between artic blasts with sub-zero temps to off-season warmth with temperatures in the 50s. Ohioans know from experience: When it comes to weather, be prepared for anything. Governor John R. Kasich, in a coordinated effort with the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness (OCSWA), proclaims March 1-7 as Ohio’s […]

Reports available for public viewing at auditor’s office

The Annual Cash Basis Financial Reports for 2014 have been completed, according to the Marion County Auditor’s Office. These reports are available for inspection at their office inside the County Building, 222 West Center Street in Marion, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday, per ORC Section 117.38 and the […]

River Valley High School to present “The Addams Family”

RV Addams Family

River Valley will perform their spring musical this weekend in the High School Auditorium. The Addams Family (A Broadway Musical) will take the stage on Friday and Saturday, February 27 and 28, at 7:30pm and on Sunday, March 1, at 2:00pm. The Addams Family musical features an original story, and it’s every father’s nightmare. Wednesday […]

Marion Boys & Girls Club name new interim director

Boys & Girls Club of Marion County

The Boys & Girls Club of Marion County has announced the appointment of an interim leader to steer the organization during the search for a permanent replacement following the resignation of their executive director. Scott Murphy resigned for personal reasons which require him to move out of state. His last day was February 20. The […]

Top High School musicians in state sought for State Fair Youth Band & Choir

The Ohio State Fair is looking for talented young musicians for membership in the prestigious All-Ohio State Fair Band and the All-Ohio State Fair Youth Choir, traditions that date back to 1925 and 1963, respectively. Dedicated high school musicians in grades 9 through 12 are encouraged to apply for membership, which is granted based on […]

Ohio campaign contribution limits rise for inflation

The amount that can be contributed to candidates, political action committees and political parties increased Wednesday to account for inflation. State law requires the secretary of state’s office to adjust campaign contribution limits for inflation in each odd-numbered year. Amounts were increased Wednesday by 3.1 percent — the change in the Consumer Price Index between […]

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