Following over 40 years of service, Mobile Meals to close

After forty-four years serving the residents of Marion and Marion County, Mobile Meals will close at the end of October. Their last delivery will be Friday, October 27, 2017. According to Dee Mackall, Executive Director, the decision to close Mobile Meals was impacted by several factors including other meal delivery programs now available to local […]

Five injured in weekend Marion County crash

Ohio State Highway Patrol

Troopers from the Marion Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol are investigating a serious injury crash that occurred on Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 1 :01 pm on State Route 98 at County Road 26 (Marseilles-Galion Road) in Marion County. The crash involved a red 1997 Ford Taurus driven by Stanley Hunt, age 28, […]

National School Bus Safety Week – “Stop on Red”

The week of October 16 through October 20, 2017, has been designated National School Bus Safety Week. This year’s theme, “Stop on Red,” reminds motorists and students about the dangers that exist outside of school buses. Troopers will increase visibility on school bus routes and school related safety zones by following or riding on school […]

Local girl benefits from Board of DD services through horse therapy

There’s something about a horse. It could be the large stature, long flowing mane, or the way they trot freely in an open field. To watch them in pasture is relaxing. Peaceful. Maybe that is why Micki Shelter loves horses so much – or maybe it’s because Micki and the horses at Providence Therapeutic Equestrian […]

Free seminar to focus on legal planning for seniors

As seniors age, difficult decisions may eventually need to be made. If they still have the capacity to deal with their financial, legal and healthcare affairs, legal planning for seniors should begin as soon as possible. Some of the legal documents that should be considered for seniors are: Living Wills, Last Wills, DNR, Medical POA, […]

Breaking the Silence: Sexual Abuse and Human Trafficking Conference

The numbers of real lives impacted from sexual abuse are astounding. What is more heartbreaking is when you realize a real person with real hurt is tied to every number. That is why we are bring international speaker and author, Nicole Braddock Bromley to Marion for a time of sharing and hope for those impacted […]

Fall colors reach near peak throughout the area

Ohio’s state parks, forests and nature preserves are always free to enter and are starting to display a dynamic palette of oranges, yellows and reds that provide the perfect backdrop for hikers enjoying the fall color this weekend. Near peak conditions are expected across most of northern Ohio stretching down into the central portion of […]

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