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Women’s Business Council 2018-19 Kick-Off Meet & Greet Set

The Marion Women’s Business Council will host an informal 2018-19 Kick-Off Meet and Greet for all members and potential new members on Monday, August 13, from 11:30 to 1:00. The location will be in the Guthery Room located on the second floor of Maynard Hall on The Ohio State University at Marion/MTC campus. Because of […]

Wyandot Snacks pledged $100,000 to Harding 2020

Wyandot Snacks has pledged $100,000 to support HARDING 2020. The funds are dedicated to restoring the original home of President Warren G. Harding, a long-time Marion resident elected as the nation’s 29th President in 1920, as well as constructing a new Presidential Center and seeding an endowment for future site operations. “History serves as our […]

Suspect identified in weekend shooting at Marion bar

On July 29, 2018 around 02:22 a.m., Marion Police Department officers responded to a shooting call at Gotham, a bar located at 137 W. Center St. in downtown Marion. Police said they found that the victim, JaShawn Ray, age 24 of Marion, had been shot multiple times in the bar. Ray was transported to Marion […]

Jolliff’s describe joys and struggles of raising son with CDH

The Jolliff family is the picture of living in the moment. Their life is equated by the day – maybe even the hour or the minute. Each moment holds a small miracle. His name is Cayden. Kevin and Gretchen Jolliff were married in June of 2014 and excited to grow their family. Kevin had a […]

Police investigating shooting at Marion bar

Click here for an update to this story. On July 29, 2018 around 2:22am, Marion Police Department officers responded to the report of a shooting at Gotham, a bar located at 137 W. Center Street in downtown Marion. Police report that the victim, JaShawn Ray, age 24 of Marion, had been shot multiple times in […]

Marion man seriously injured in motorcycle crash

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 8:08pm on County Road 175 near US 23 in Marion County. The crash involved a brown 1986 Honda Goldwing Aspencade ridden by Donald M. Jones, age 64, of Marion. Jones […]

Local FOP holding fundraising drive for “Cops and Kids” event

The Steve Young Lodge, Marion County Fraternal Order of Police #24 has started their annual telephone fundraising drive. Authorized callers will be asking the citizens of Marion County to help us again with raising funds to provide our annual “Cops and Kids” event in December and many other worthwhile causes the FOP supports throughout the […]

16-year-old Marion teen killed in crash

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said a fatal crash occurred on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 8:12 pm on State Route 4 near milepost 4 in Marion County. The crash involved a black 2002 Ford Mustang driven by Logan R. Stevens, age 16, of Marion. Stevens was northbound on […]

Ohio Bills would push schools to start classes after Labor Day

Two bills in the Ohio General Assembly would delay the school year from starting until after Labor Day. Senate Bill 34 and House Bill 549 are nearly identical. They would make state education funding contingent on school districts starting the school year after the September holiday. But the bill would allow schools to opt out […]

Libertarian Party gains official status in Ohio

For the first time in nearly four years, the Libertarian Party of Ohio has regained state recognition – though it remains to be seen whether the party can keep it past this year. Secretary of State Jon Husted announced Thursday that the Libertarians submitted 60,294 signatures – more than the 54,964 signatures they needed under […]