Marion campus awards $13,500 in scholarships to middle school “mathletes”

Middle schoolers from Cardington, Elgin, Highland, Grant, North Union, Pandora Gilboa, Pleasant, Ridgedale, and River Valley, descended on the Marion campus Friday, May 5, 2017 to put their math skills to the test. Marion Technical College and The Ohio State University at Marion awarded a combined $13,500 in scholarships to top three scorers in grades […]

Local school districts hit hard by tougher state report cards, RV highest with C

The state’s grades for school districts took a mostly-expected plunge for the second year in a row on new state report cards released Thursday. With state tests changing and with the state raising test score expectations for schools and districts, the days when 75% of schools would receive an A or B are long gone. […]

United Bank gives awards to 10 Marion County high school seniors

United Bank hosted the Annual Academic Awards Breakfast at the Marion Chamber of Commerce on May 10, 2016. Each year the breakfast is held to honor seniors from the county high schools. They are chosen by their administration according to their academic records, extracurricular activities, and their overall achievements. Featured guest speaker, Kristi Wink, former […]

Women’s Business Council to feature live music, networking at December meeting

You are invited to join the members of Marion Women’s Business Council for a luncheon and private concert by the River Valley’s Music Company. The event will be Monday, December 14, 2015 from 11:30am – 1:00 pm on the second floor of META Solutions (formerly TRECA) at 100 Executive Dr. in Marion. River Valley’s Music […]

Voters say no to River Valley, approve two other issues

Voters once again said no to a new tax levy for the River Valley School District during the Special Election held on Tuesday, May 5, 2015. Voters however approved tax renewals for the Village of Prospect and the Marion Township Fire Department. The following are the final, unofficial results reported by the Marion County Board […]

Election Day – Three issues on the ballot

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 is Election Day across Ohio. Voters in Marion have just three tax issues to consider and no contested races. Voters in affected areas of Marion will be able to vote on: Marion Township Fire District – 7.7 Mil / 5 Year / Renewal – Commencing in 2015 Prospect Village – 4.3 […]

River Valley awarded Ohio EPA Clean Diesel School Bus Grant

The Ohio EPA said grants they have awarded to school districts in Marion and Seneca counties will help reduce air pollution emissions from school buses. A total of $58,478.80 was awarded to reduce children’s exposure to the harmful pollutants in diesel exhaust. River Valley Local Schools will receive $51,808.80 to install emission control equipment on […]

One week left to register to vote in May 2015 Special Election

April 6 is the voter registration deadline for the May 5, 2015 Special Election in Marion County. There are just three issues on the ballot which affect only Marion Township, Village of Prospect, and the River Valley School District. Anyone qualified may register to vote at the Marion County Board of Elections Office, 222 W. […]

River Valley High School to present “The 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 […]

City, RV Schools would be boosted under governor’s education spending plan, others would be cut

Gov. John Kasich said he doesn’t consider his new school funding plan to be a redistribution of income, even as it sends more money to poor districts and less to richer ones. “It is a conservative point of view in that every kid should be in a position to thrive,” Kasich said. “I don’t see […]