The old Blueberry Hill Pancake House space will soon be re-opened as the Country Cafe. The restaurant will be run by a seasoned restaurant owner new to Frankfort.
A hotel worker fell to his death Monday.
News of Reamey Bell’s early morning death spread quickly among her friends, teachers and classmates.
Kenneth “Kenny” Chambers, 49, Indianapolis, passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016. He was born in Marion, Ind., to Milly (Johnson) Chambers and Earl Chambers.
It has been more than a decade since the county first introduced a project that would cut into a Marion couple’s property.
WABASH — A crash in Wabash County that killed two Grant County women has resulted in multiple felony charges against a woman driving the SUV that collided with their car March 19.
Police are investigating a suspected carbon monoxide poisoning that has left two children and one woman in critical condition.
John Mark Holder, 67, Fairmount, son to the late John and Mary Anna (Fisher) Holder, died at 2:03 a.m. on Saturday, April 23, 2016, in Anderson.
Residents who leave trash outside their totes are receiving notices of violating the trash ordinance. The city started tagging violators in March and stopped collecting trash left on the ground on April 1.
Cindy L. Richards, 58, Fairmount, Ind. died Thursday, April 21, 2016 at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne.
A 16 year old was killed early Thursday morning after being struck and pinned between two vehicles in a hit-and-run collision.
St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital has welcomed a new orthopedic surgeon to its facility. Peter Torok comes to Frankfort with almost 20 years of experience in the orthopedic field with his most recent job in Lafayette.
12:50 a.m. Saturday, 800 block of W. Roberts Ave., burglary. A man reported that his residence had been burglarized.
A Fairmount woman died after police say she shot herself in the Fairmount Police parking lot Wednesday night.
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Police say they are investigating a Kokomo woman’s possible involvement in a bank robbery that took place in March after she led officers on a vehicle pursuit Wednesday.
When Ron Mowery speaks about April 26, 2006, he has to take a few seconds to compose himself.
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Michele R. Whitaker, 47, Marion, died at 8:43 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at Marion General Hospital. She was born in Marion, Ind., to the late Glen and Bobbie R. (Sanders) Whitaker.
A man suffered stab wounds in a fight that broke out among several people on West Euclid Avenue early Wednesday.
Oak Hill Youth League President Matt Hussong said he feels like the finishing touches have been put on the First Farmers Bank and Trust baseball/softball complex located behind Sweetser Elementary School.
Several reports of shootings kept the Marion Police Department busy this week.
WABASH — Dillon McCoy, the 19-year-old son of Lisa Pattison, told jurors Thursday that he only saw his mother bench press once in his lifetime.
Deborah Lee Clutter, 63, passed away peacefully on April 15, 2016 at Visiting Nurse and Hospice Home in Ft. Wayne, Ind. Born 1952, in Baltimore, Maryland, Debbie endured a life of abuse, addiction, and chronic pain. After the sudden loss of her sister, she moved to Indiana with her niece.
Summer travel plans increase traffic along the bypass, but Marion is not the only community dealing with construction along Ind. 9.
Presidential candidates are making their rounds statewide in the last full week of campaigning ahead of Indiana’s May 3 primary election and at least one may appear in Grant County.
Two high schools in Grant County were reconized one of the best high schools in the state and country, according to U.S. News and World Report.
Marion Fire Department
During an evening commencement ceremony Saturday at Indiana Wesleyan University, an octogenarian will walk with his fellow students across the platform and receive his master’s degree.
Gregory J. Buckler, 67, Swayzee, died at 4:30 a.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016, at University Nursing Center, Upland. He was born in Boone County, KY, to the late Frank L. and Wilma Sue (Poe) Buckler.
Charles R. Smith, age 69, of Marion, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016, in his home.
Amanda Abbott is seeking her second term as a Republican candidate for coroner. Abbott will be pitted against her former boss, Ed Cripe. Cripe was forced by term limits to leave the post, and Abbott won the seat from Cripe’s wife, Erin Cripe.
Paul E. Turner, 90, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ at 2:35 p.m. on Monday, April 25, 2016, at Marion General Hospital. He was born in Coalport, Kentucky, to Albert “Red” Turner and Georgia (Roark) Turner on March 14, 1926.
The only student who survived the April 26, 2006, Taylor University van accident that killed five people addressed the student body during Wednesday’s chapel service.
Myron Jay Fischer, 68, Jonesboro, died suddenly due to an accident at Hampton Inn in Marion on April 25, 2016. He was born in Gas City, Ind., to the late Walter J. and Kathleen (Swetnam) Fischer. He married Jolda Alleyne on Sept. 19, 1997, and she survives.
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Jerry Shepherd feels like the Marion community will have a very unique opportunity on Saturday.
One of Samuel Plato's handful of works in Marion is slipping in disrepair, and it has local historians and preservationists concerned.
Ten years ago, the Taylor University community lost five members in a tragic accident that garnered international attention when two families discovered their daughters’ identities had been switched.
Robert Jeffrey ‘Jeff’ Pearson, age 60, of Richmond, died Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at his home.
Rediscover Downtown Peru met at the Moose Lodge Friday evening to discuss the Main Street initiative and to help bring community leaders together to revitalize the downtown area.