MarionMade! to lead 2018 Popcorn Parade as grand marshal

The 2018 Marion Popcorn Festival Parade will step off at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 6, and receiving the honor of Grand Marshal and leading the 2018 parade will be MarionMade! MarionMade!, an initiative led by Marion Community Foundation, is about loving our Marion area’s people, places, products and programs; about acting like someone who […]

Fogle appointed to Marion Technical College Board of Trustees

The Marion Technical College (MTC) Board of Trustees recently appointed Kit Fogle as its newest member. Fogle, a life-long Marion County resident, currently serves as a Senior Vice President for Merrill Lynch. “MTC is very important to the industry and businesses of Marion County in providing a well-trained workforce. I’m looking forward to being a […]

Women’s health and wellness is subject of September WBC meeting

Set for Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:30 a.m., Dr. Coleen Denton (Prater) is back by popular demand as the featured speaker and will again focus on the unique aspects of women’s health and wellness. This time, she’ll be bringing her husband and colleague, Dr. Tim Prater, to help cover the top topics chosen by […]

Road closures for 2018 Popcorn Festival start Tuesday evening

The City of Marion is announcing that detours in the downtown Marion area will get underway at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 to accommodate activities for the upcoming Marion Popcorn Festival, being held September 6-8. Downtown streets will remain closed until the festival’s conclusion at midnight on Saturday and will remain closed into […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]