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God is all-powerful - and also incapable of telling a lie

Q: Some friends and I were talking about God the other day, and we decided to ask you a question: Is there anything that God can’t do? I said He couldn’t tell a lie, but someone else said that since God is all-powerful, He can do anything He wants to . . . more »



Marion Police Department
4:30 a.m., Thursday, 2500 block of West 26th Street, theft. A report was filed for the theft of two mobile phones and two packs of cigarettes.
8:23 a.m., Thursday, 300 block of South Branson Street, missing adult. A woman reported that . . . more »



Marion Fire Department
2:32 p.m., Thursday, 703 Hunter’s Run Dr., ambulance assist. Clear: 2:48 p.m.
7:56 p.m., Thursday, 604 S. Gallatin St., ambulance assist. Clear: 8:06 p.m.
11:27 p.m., Thursday, 509 E. Bradford St. 105B, ambulance assist. Clear: 11:38 p. . . . more »


No charges in dead dog case

By Brian Powers - Bpowers@chronicle-tribune.com
There will be no charges filed in the Jan. 6 case involving the corpse of a dog, according to a statement released by Marion Police Department on Friday.
The case began when the body of a dog was discovered dead in a . . . more »


Marion man shot twice on Thursday

By Brian Powers - Bpowers@chronicle-tribune.com
A Marion man was shot twice Thursday evening.
Marion Police Department Deputy Chief Stephen Dorsey released a statement Friday confirming a Thursday evening shooting. According to Dorsey’s release, officers resp . . . more »



State reps visit Marion
This morning, from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m., the Marion-Grant County Chamber of Commerce will host a Third House Session at City Council Chambers at City Hall. State representatives will be on hand discussing the current legislative period. The s . . . more »


Brain Kitchen builds confidence, life skills

By Kaitlin Gebby - Kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com
Allen Elementary students struggling in school have found freedom and confidence in the kitchen.
The Brain Kitchen is a non-profit program that has been in action for two years. Students studying social work or other . . . more »


Sunday alcohol sales getting closer

By Kaitlin Gebby - Kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com
A bill allowing Sunday alcohol sales in Indiana is likely to go to a vote next week, according to legislators.
On Jan. 10, the Indiana Senate voted 12-1 in favor of a bill that would allow for alcohol to be sold in gr . . . more »


Eastbrook ends drought against M-G

By Spencer Durham - Sdurham@chronicle-tribune.com
It’s been a long time for the Eastbrook boys’ basketball team – ten years and 17 consecutive losses to Madison-Grant. Friday night marked the end of the drought and the Panthers did it in convincin . . . more »


Rest assured, God is not deaf to your prayers

Q: How do I know God even hears my prayers? Sometimes it’s as if He’s turned a deaf ear to me. I’m beginning to wonder if it’s even worthwhile praying. – Mrs. E.C.
A: One reason we know God hears our prayers is because He . . . more »


Justice Intermediate honor rolls

Second quarter 
All ‘A’
Fifth grade
Nathaniel Alan Beck
Emma Grace Bento
Maddox James Bento
Ronald Leroy Boothby
Mariah Leigh Brading
Preston Michael Carter
Grace Riley Chandler
Morshawn Darion Cotton
Andres Damian DeLuna
Joselyn Guadalupe Garcia
T . . . more »


Indiana legislators push bipartisan bill into law

By Brian Powers - Bpowers@chronicle-tribune.com
The Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act, sponsored by Rep. Susan Brooks, R-5th Dist., was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Jan. 11.
Brooks hopes to see a more emotionally and . . . more »



Marion Police Department
3:28 a.m., Wednesday, 2600 block of South Western Avenue, intoxicated driver. A woman was arrested for driving under the influence.
9:04 a.m., Wednesday, 900 block of West Third Street, child molest. A report of child molestation was fi . . . more »



Marion Police Department
3:29 a.m., Wednesday, Ind. 9 N. and 26th St. One vehicle accident involving Stephanie Bailey, 27, Marion. No injuries reported.
11:35 a.m., Wednesday, Ind. 18 E. and 600 E. Rd. Two vehicle crash involving Terry Myers, 58, and a parked v . . . more »


Two arrested on multiple drugs charges

By Brian Powers - Bpowers@chronicle-tribune.com
A man and a woman were arrested Wednesday on multiple drugs charges, including dealing in heroin.
On Thursday, members of the Marion Police Department’s Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant at 1920 . . . more »



Man dies from apparent overdose
Marion police officers were called to 1620 W. Jeffras Ave. to assist ambulance crews on Wednesday morning. The call was placed at 11:01 a.m., where they found the body of David Allan Rust, 51, of Marion, dead from an apparent ove . . . more »


Northview students explore STEM field

By Kaitlin Gebby - Kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com
GAS CITY -- Robots are taking over the classroom at Northview Elementary School.
Fourth and fifth grade students at Northview are learning about computer coding and programming used to operate robots like Sphero. Sphe . . . more »


Woman charged with welfare fraud

By Spencer Durham - Sdurham@chronicle-tribune.com
A Gas City woman was arrested Wednesday and charged with welfare fraud.
Rhamey Tubbs, 38, of Gas City, was arrested after a several months long investigation by the Investigations and Compliance Division of the Indi . . . more »


Reckless driving is more than a social issue

Q: My uncle is active in his church and all that, but when he gets behind the wheel of his car he’s an absolute maniac. Maybe you could say something about the need for safe driving. We’re afraid he’s going to kill someone one of these days. &# . . . more »


Oak Hill High School honor rolls

All ‘A’ Honor Roll
Shelby L. Hipp
Grace M. Lowe
Riley A. Marshall
Madeline G. Nall
Marissa R. O’Blenis
Lena A. Pederson
Ashley S. Rice
Kaylee A. Stowe
Victoria A. Templin
Leslie A. Tibbets
Morgan N. Wallace
Colin M. Harts
Elizabeth . . . more »



 Marion Police Department
10:23 a.m., Tuesday, 1000 block of West Spencer Avenue, theft. A purse was taken from an unlocked vehicle and was later found in an alley south of the theft location.
11:34 a.m., Tuesday, 700 block of East Charles Street, theft. A lic . . . more »



Marion Police Department
8:17 a.m., Tuesday, West 38th and South Poplar streets, two vehicle accident involving Samuel Morrison, 34, Gas City, and Gregory Paul, 65, Marion. No injuries.
8:50 a.m., Tuesday, West 10th and Lenfesty streets, two vehicle accident involv . . . more »


Officers recognized for life-saving actions

By Kaitlin Gebby - Kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com
Three members of the Grant County Sheriff’s Department were recognized for their quick, life savings actions.
On Wednesday morning, Grant County Sheriff Reggie Nevels presented pins and certificates of achieveme . . . more »



By Spencer Durham - Sdurham@chronicle-tribune.com
In a Jan. 17 edition of the Chronicle-Tribune, Howard County Superior Court judge William Menges was misidentified. The C-T apologizes for the error. . . . more »


Motion to dismiss denied

By Spencer Durham - Sdurham@chronicle-tribune.com
The ongoing lawsuit regarding funds for the old YMCA renovation will continue to include the City of Marion’s former financial adviser after Superior Court I Judge Jeffrey Todd signed an order Jan. 5, denying . . . more »


Council approves hiring deputy prosecutors

By Spencer Durham - Sdurham@chronicle-tribune.com
The Grant County Council approved filling two deputy prosecutor positions Wednesday night, but not before another long discussion concerning the financial state of the county.
Grant County Prosecutor Jim Luttrull re . . . more »


Don't dismiss friends whose motives you don't understand

Q: I’m tired of Christian “friends” who are constantly telling me how I ought to live. I’ll run my life any way I want to. It’s none of their business what I do, as long as I’m not hurting anybody. – W.W.
A: I . . . more »



Marion Police Department
1:47 p.m., Monday, 3700 block of South Adams Street, theft. A theft was suspected from Save-On.
2:09 p.m., Monday, 400 block of East 23rd Street, theft. A woman reported that someone stole a large amount of tools from her in November.
3 . . . more »



Marion Police Department
11:38 a.m., Sunday, Nebraska and 26th streets, two vehicle accident involving Gabrielle Fallen, 21, Evansville, and Neil Ainsworth,47, Marion. No injuries reported.
3:39 p.m., Sunday, 36th and Carey streets, one vehicle accident involvi . . . more »



Man beaten, robbed
A man was beaten and robbed on Monday afternoon. Markisus Christopher, 20, of Marion, was attacked by two individuals who struck him in the back of the head and continued to strike him while he was on the ground as well as taking $200 . . . more »


Growth council presents ideas for 2018

By Kaitlin Gebby - Kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com
The Grant County Economic Growth Council presented two projects designed to provide a positive narrative about life in Marion that reverberates throughout the county.
Mikayla Marazzi, marketing committee member with t . . . more »


Woman arrested in botched firebombing

By Brian Powers

A woman was booked into the Grant County Jail on Monday for her alleged involvement in a July 23, 2017 attempt to burn down a Circle K convenience store at 33rd and Washington streets.
Kimberley Fritch, 34, of Sweetse . . . more »


Community members honored at annual dinner

By Kaitlin Gebby - Kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com
The Grant County YMCA hosted its annual dinner honoring members, volunteers and community partners on Tuesday night.
Kyle Strohman, director of the Grant County YMCA, said they have a lot to be thankful for in both th . . . more »


Attorney to complete re-entry court

By Spencer Durham - Sdurham@chronicle-tribune.com
Local attorney Beau White was sentenced to a Howard County reentry court program stemming from a probation violation.
Superior Court III Judge Warren Haas took the recommendation of White’s probation officer, . . . more »


Despite past faults, you can always turn to God

Q: I have some serious health problems because of alcohol. My doctors warned me, but I was too stubborn to listen, and anyway I thought I’d be the exception. But I’m not. I’ve stopped drinking, but it’s probably too late. Is it too late t . . . more »



Marion Police Department
1:00 a.m., Saturday, 1500 block of South Washington Street, motor vehicle theft. A sliver 2003 Pontiac Grand Prix was stolen.
9:26 a.m., Saturday, 400 block of East Bradford Street, theft. Two vehicle batteries were reported stolen in t . . . more »



Marion Fire Department
2:15 p.m., Saturday, 2900 S. Carey St., alarm. Clear: 2:24 p.m.
2:16 p.m., Saturday, 1797 W. Kem Rd., ambulance assist.
8:18 p.m., Saturday, 1501 E. Bradford St., alarm. Clear: 8:42 p.m.
9:57 p.m., Saturday, 419 W. 30th St., ambulance ass . . . more »



 Cash 5 10-12-22-32-37
Daily Three-Midday 7-0-6, SB: 4
Daily Three-Evening 2-2-6, SB: 4
Daily Four-Midday 9-6-5-7, SB: 4
Daily Four-Evening 5-1-6-0, SB: 4
  . . . more »


Today's weather

High: 14
Low: 9
Last January 16
High: 46
Low: 29
Record since 1900
High: 62 (1953)
Low: -16 (1972) . . . more »


Area Grains

Corn $3.51
Soybeans $9.22 . . . more »



Aluminum 1.00
Lead 3.21
Gold 1,340.80
Zinc 1.55
Silver 17.36
Platinum 998.00 . . . more »


Woman charged with DUI with children in car

By Brian Powers - Bpowers@chronicle-tribune.com
A woman was arrested early Saturday evening after driving her car into a vehicle and leaving the scene.
Heather Holland, 38, of Marion was driving on the 2400 block of West Second Street when she police say her car st . . . more »


To Do

Jan. 18
Chapter 503 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees: will meet at noon at the Sirloin Stockade. Speaker is Valerie McHarry, CPA, Financial Advisor with DWD. She will discuss changes to the upcoming tax season.  All active and retired feder . . . more »


Remembering MLK

By Kaitlin Gebby - Kgebby@chronicle-tribune.com
UPLAND — Students and faculty members at Taylor University spent their time on Monday remembering the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and passing on his message through community service.
Tali Hairston, direc . . . more »



CSA awarded 10K
The Community School for the Arts has been awarded $10,000 from the Indiana Arts Commission for the development of a program at Kendall Elementary in 2018-19.
The purpose of the program is to develop quality musicianship, intentional curriculum and . . . more »


Ole Miss approves trap shooting team

By Brian Powers - Bpowers@chronicle-tribune.com
GAS CITY — The Mississinewa school board unanimously approved of a high school trap shooting team Monday night.
The topic was originally discussed at the board’s final meeting of 2017. According to Steve Q . . . more »