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These marion, OH based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around marion..
Briefs: Speaking Volumes fundraiser, Marion gospel concert, Naloxone kits at rest areas
California author to headline Speaking Volumes event. Author J. Ryan Stradal will visit Marion on Oct. 27 for the seventh annual Speaking Volumes event held at Marion Public Library. Speaking Volumes is a fundraising event coordinated by the BookMarks, a separate nonprofit organization devoted to supporting Marion Public Library. The volunteer-run group raises money through a variety of events, including an annual book sale held at the Library. All proceeds go to support the operations of the Marion Public Library.
Commodore sentenced to prison
BUCYRUS—Dakota Commodore,30, of Bucyrus, appeared Monday in the Crawford County Common Pleas Court for a pretrial on charges he violated a civil protection order and a probation violation. Commodore’s legal ordeal began on July 17 when Crawford County Common Pleas Court Judge Sean Leuthold sentenced Commodore to 60 days...
MORROW COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CALLS
Animal Call, St. Rt. 309/St. Rt. 61, Washington Twp. Assist Other Unit, Rd.21/St. Rt. 229, S Bloomfield Twp.
Marion Senior Softball Association postseason results
Marion Senior Softball Association 50-and-Over Tournament. Fisher Excavating 18, Josh Daniels Dumpster 6: Fisher (Todd Kellogg WP, triple; Jeff Ash, Ron Ambrose HR, single; Noel Hammermiller, Shawn Wilson double, single; Brian Delawder 3 singles; Dale Filby 2 singles); Josh Daniels (Steve Zonnevylle HR, single; John Miller 3 singles; Jeff Carver, Kevin Knickel, Will Ogden 2 singles).
UCSO Reports – September 25, 2023
A deputy met with a resident from the 21000 block of State Route 47 to investigate a dispute between an estranged husband and wife. No report was taken. A deputy responded to the intersection of US Route 42 and Industrial Parkway to investigate a property damage crash involving a 2022 Kenworth dump truck that was struck by a 2008 Honda CR-V. A crash report was taken, #80-23-392.
Harvest Saturdays now in full swing at Lawrence Orchards in Marion County as fall begins
You know the fall season is officially underway in Marion County with the busy schedule of events on the calendar at Lawrence Orchards. Harvest Saturdays at Lawrence Orchards have been in full swing since late August and will continue each Saturday through the final weekend in October. The next big event on the calendar is Applefest, which is set for Sept. 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $5.
Briefs: New Tri-Rivers facility, RR crossing work in LaRue, United Church Homes director
Tri-Rivers Career Center unveils expanded adult education facility. Marion Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors recently gathered for the official open house and ribbon cutting ceremony for Tri-Rivers Career Center's newly-acquired and remodeled facility at 2227 Marion-Mt. Gilead Road, across the street from the main campus. The building will be for use by Tri-Rivers' Adult Education programs.
TEACH grants impacting local students
MARION — “Just because someone is nonverbal does not mean they have nothing to say,” said Emily Leader, intervention specialist at River Valley’s Heritage Elementary School and mother of a nonverbal child. This simple concept was the impetus for Leader, teacher Cassy Lutz, and speech-language pathologist...
Marion County Board of Elections adds two more polling locations for general election
The lineup of polling locations for the Nov. 7 general election will look different with two longtime locations no longer being used, according to Marion County Board of Elections officials. The changes to polling locations follows the consolidation of precincts ahead of the general election in November 2022. At that...
Local couple invests in students with new scholarship fund
MARION—A retired Marion Technical College dean and her husband are investing in supporting students and second chances. The Debbie and Treg Stark Scholarship Fund prioritizes applicants who are formerly incarcerated and those majoring in business and IT. “Reducing recidivism means they end up not going back to their old...
Girls Best of the Week: Pleasant wins Elgin Classic, snaps a Highland conference streak
Pleasant went undefeated at the Sherril Appelfeller Elgin Classic to win the volleyball championship there on Satruday. The Spartans beat Ridgemont and Toledo Notre Dame 2-0 apiece and North Union in the final 2-0. Pleasant got 64 assists from Emerson Williams over the three matches, while Kamryn Cocherl produced 28...
Bucyrus Police reports Sept. 26 & 27
BUCYRUS — Bucyrus Police officers filed these reports from Sept. 26 and 27. 8:49 a.m. A report of a breaking and entering in the 500 block of E Rensselaer St was investigated. 9:13 a.m. An E Rensselaer St resident reported vandal to her vehicles. 9:38 a.m. Officers investigated a...
Marion Tech launches programs to prepare workers for careers in semiconductor industry
As the semiconductor industry experiences significant growth in Ohio, Marion Technical College unveiled new programs and career pathways designed to fast-track workers needed for the industry. “Intel will be hiring and we are working to make sure they have the skilled workforce ready to go. We want local students to...
Letter: Library helpful to older patrons
The Cardington Public Library has become the tech center for older patrons. My husband and I need tech help on a regular basis. That service is important to the village. Over the years, the library has struggled to keep up with changing technologies, so it is important to support our library by voting YES for additional funds. Libraries today can offer much more than books and videos.
Crawford County Football Power Poll: Eagles still perched at the top
A tough week in Crawford County with just one team picking up a win and our lone perfect team perfect no longer. Let's see what changes there are in this week's Power Poll. 1. Colonel Crawford (5-1, 2-1) Undefeated no more, the Eagles suffered their first loss of the season...
Update on police, fire activity in village
Police Chief Adam Lakey reported on police department services from Sept. 6-17 at the Mount Gilead Village Council meeting Sept. 18. Officer Jason Robinson is now a sworn-in member of the department, and they are now waiting on the state to release his certificate so he can begin patrolling in uniform.
Northmor grad takes 1st at Big E
Over the weekend, 2022-23 senior Jed Adams, our former Northmor FFA president, competed in the Prepared Public Speaking CDE at the Big E (Eastern States Exposition). The Big E is an invitation only event in which speakers and other CDE participants from eastern states, as well as a few midwestern states, are invited to compete against some of the best speakers in the region.
READY FOR HIRE programs to continue
Last June, the Ohio Department of Education selected and awarded $89 million in Summer Learning and Afterschool Opportunities Grants to 161 community-based partners out of more than 700 applications from across the state. Locally, $1.9 million was awarded in two grants to Succeed, Prosper, Ashland, Richland, Crawford (SPARC ) Council, one to create summer programming in summer 2022, 2023, and 2024, and one to create after-school programming, with fiscal oversight from Mid-Ohio Educational Service Center.
Edison changes Trick or Treat date
Edison Village Council on Sept. 11 approved a resolution establishing a variable date for the village’s Trick or Treat festivities that are normally held on Oct. 31. Fiscal Officer Bruce Seaburn said this will keep the village from being locked into a specific date and allows the council to set the date for Trick or Treat every Halloween at the September meeting.