Entries sought for Marion Popcorn Festival Fine Art Competition

Popcorn Festival

The 2015 Marion Popcorn Festival Fine Art Judged Competition, Show and Sale is being held September 10, 11, and 12 at Marion City Hall in downtown Marion. This event is held in cooperation with the Mid-Ohio Fine Art Society, Inc. Because the show is limited to 200 pieces, those interested artists should register their work […]

YMCA offering stroke clinic for high school swimmers

YMCA Red Logo

The Marion Family YMCA will offer a Stroke Clinic for high school swimmers September 8–10, 2015 from 5:00 – 6:00 pm. This clinic will offer stroke technique for every stroke.  There will be basic introduction to turns, starts and many different drills. If you have any questions, contact Debbie Sheehan, Aquatic Director at the Marion […]

Lincoln Highway to receive special Ohio license plate

Lincoln Highway license plate

A special license plate featuring the familiar red, white and blue Lincoln Highway logo has been awarded to The Ohio Lincoln Highway Historic Byway thanks to State Senator Clifford Hite, Findlay, who introduced the bill last year. The new plate will also include the declaration:  “America’s First Coast-to-Coast Road” The new vanity plate will be […]

Local Modern Woodmen members honor “Hometown Hero”

Bev Ford receives her award from Roger Ruth

Marion Palace Theatre Executive Director Bev Ford was recognized for countless hours of service to the community on August 18, 2015 by local Modern Woodmen of America members. Ford was honored through Modern Woodmen of America’s Hometown Heroes Program for unyielding dedication to preserving and promoting the historic Marion Palace Theatre. As part of this […]

State of Ohio reports the return of record amount of unclaimed funds

Fiscal year 2015 was another record setting year for the Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Unclaimed Funds, as $76 million was returned to Ohioans.  This was the second year in a row that the division topped its previous best, beating the record of $74.4 million set in fiscal year 2014.  This represents a 2% […]

Marion church celebrating 50th anniversary

The Richland Road Church of Christ is holding a 50th anniversary celebration on Sunday, August 30, 2015 and the public is invited to participate. Events for the day include: 9:30 AM – Fellowship time with coffee & donuts 10:00 AM – Bible classes with guest speakers Jeff Rich & Dave Gladwell 11:00 AM – A […]

MTC adds seven new certificate programs to its list of offerings

Marion Technical College

Marion Technical College proudly announces seven new certificate programs for those looking to jump-start a career or add new skills and certifications to a resume. The new certificates take just one year or two semesters to complete. At the end, take an external certification to add to your resume while knocking out requirements for an […]

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