Mid-Ohio Energy donation helped power Elgin football games

A donation by Mid-Ohio Energy Cooperative covered the cost of powering Elgin’s home football games for the entire 2017 season. During the game with Upper Scioto Valley early in the season, Mid-Ohio Energy President & CEO John Metcalf presented Elgin high school principal Chad Cunningham (pictured) with a check for $1,000. The intent of the […]

Court rules that Marion Commissioners must accept annexation request

Marion County must approve National Lime & Stone Company’s request to have 224 acres of its industrial mining property annexed to the city of Marion, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled this week. The decision overturns a rejection of the move by the Marion County Commissioners. A Supreme Court majority agreed with National Lime’s position that […]

Boswell, Harbin attend Modern Woodmen seminar

Lynne M. Boswell and Colleen M. Harbin, both of Marion, administrative assistants for Modern Woodmen of America, have completed a four‑day educational program at the organization’s home office in Rock Island, Ill. The school provides experienced administrative assistants with an advanced understanding of the administrative assistant position and how it interacts with home office functions. […]

Credit Union hosting free community shred day

Do you have sensitive documents sitting around the house? Marion Community Credit Union encourages you to not take a chance on your information being stolen from the trash. You are invited to bring them to their Barks Road location on Saturday, October 21, 2017 between 10am and 12pm so they can be securely destroyed by […]

POET breaks ground on expansion that will more than double production at Marion plant

POET Biorefining – Marion broke ground Tuesday to expand its production capacity from 70 million gallons per year to 150 million gallons per year. The project will also increase production of dried distillers grains from the current 178,000 tons annually to 360,000 tons. With the groundbreaking, site work has officially begun, with project completion slated […]

United Bank promotes Ray and Spiegel

United Bank announced the promotion of two leaders, Heidi Ray and Jody Spiegel, after its most recent board meeting. The bank said that Ray and Spiegel each have outstanding experience in community banking and they thoroughly enjoy serving clients through all of our banking offices. Heidi Ray was promoted to Regional Branch Administrator. She has […]

Marion man advances to Top 15 in national credit union competition

Daniel Bradshaw, Business Development Officer at Marion Community Credit Union, recently advanced to the Top 15 in the CUES Next Top Credit Union Exec competition. “I’m thrilled to move forward with my project,” he says. “The support I received from the Marion community was incredible.” His project is the development of financial education lesson plans […]

Corporate America Family Credit Union joins Project Backpack for 14th year

Corporate America Family Credit Union (CAFCU) has begun its fourteenth year of support for Project Backpack, an annual school supply drive that helps families, students and teachers prepare for the school year. All CAFCU branches will be collecting items such as rulers, highlighters, calculators, binders, and other basic classroom tools to give to local schools […]

MCCU’s Bradshaw competing for national credit union award

Daniel Bradshaw is no stranger to the stage. The Marion native has been part of several productions at the Marion Palace and other area theatres over the last 15 years. Now, as Business Development Officer at Marion Community Credit Union (MCCU), he wants to bring the theatre into classrooms. He’s taking part in the CUES […]

Ruth achieves membership in Million Dollar Round Table

Roger L. Ruth, Marion, Ohio, a representative for Modern Woodmen of America, is one of a small percentage of life insurance agents worldwide to achieve membership in the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table (MDRT) this year. Founded in 1927, MDRT, The Premier Association of Financial Professionals®, is a global, independent association of more than 42,000 […]