A Marion man is facing charges including burglary following a Marion Police Department (MPD) investigation, according to MPD Deputy Chief Stephen Dorsey.
Wednesday, March 03, 2021
The halls of the former Southeast Elementary School on Lincoln Boulevard used to echo with the laughter and excited voices of the children that went there for K-5 classes.
Lakeview Christian School in Marion will be closing its high school in an effort to focus on K-8 education starting next school year, according to officials.
Tuesday, March 02, 2021
A Marion woman and a Converse man were arrested early Tuesday morning following a warrant service and search warrant execution by an Indiana State Police (ISP) trooper and Marion Police Department officers, according to ISP Sgt. Tony Slocum.
The Indiana State Police (ISP) is accepting additional applications for the 81st Recruit Academy. Individuals who are interested in beginning a career as an Indiana State Trooper must apply online at http://www.in.gov/isp/2368.htm. This website will provide a detailed synopsis of the applica…
Main Street Marion (MSM) recently accepted a Taking Care of Main Street grant for $15,000 from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs (OCRA) and Indiana Main Street.
High school students across the state could have access to fewer career and technical education (CTE) courses if provisions currently included in the state’s budget bill are passed into law.
Grant County Commissioners Monday joined a growing chorus of local officials in the region speaking in opposition to proposed legislation that would set out statewide wind and solar standards.
Monday, March 01, 2021
On Sunday, Greater Second Baptist Church commemorated the last day of Black History Month by honoring Martin Luther King Jr.’s memory.
Grant County and the Indiana State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) have reached an agreement to resolve issues with a tower location for the planned central dispatch tower project.
Saturday, February 27, 2021
Friday, February 26, 2021
On Wednesday, the Oak Hill community celebrated Bus Driver Appreciation Day by sharing encouraging messages on numerous signs and storefronts throughout the community.
The Grant County Prosecutor’s Office (GCPO) has concluded a Grant County Sheriff’s Department (GCSD) officer was justified in using deadly force in a police-involved shooting that occurred in January.
In the last year, the way Taylor University students have acquired meals has changed, especially for those in quarantine or isolation due to COVID-19.
After a busy 2020, Marion Utilities will focus in 2021 on the continued efforts to keep rivers and streams clear of contaminated water as well as replacing lead pipes in the system.
Thursday, February 25, 2021
Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) has opened new exhibits in its 1920 Gallery and Beard Arts Center showcasing “Black Presence” and “Sketching Sammy, Theo, and Mary.”
Oatess Archey was Grant County’s sheriff from 1999 through 2007, serving two of the most unlikely and history-making terms as sheriff in state history.
Marion Mayor Jess Alumbaugh gave updates on street paving, the ongoing Old Y litigation and continued business growth in the downtown area during the annual State of the City address Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
There was an upbeat feeling inside the Afena FCU Giant Esports Arena as the students prepared for their state championship match on Tuesday afternoon.
Grant County will stay in the yellow zone of the state’s COVID-19 metrics for another week as cases decrease and officials begin to shift focus toward long-term recovery from the pandemic.
On Feb. 27, Marion High School (MHS) and its Black History Club will present its annual Black History Month play in a reimagined virtual format.
Madison-Grant will begin offering a long-term virtual schooling option this fall after reaching an agreement with virtual learning business ACCEL Schools.
On Feb. 19 at 10 a.m., students at Indiana Wesleyan University (IWU) gathered to join Campus Intercessor Rev. Dr. Jim “Umfundisi” Lo, in celebration of his 1,500th prayer walk on campus.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
A bill at the Indiana Capitol, co-authored by Rep. Ethan Manning (R-Denver) and aimed at helping those with dementia, passed the House on Monday and is now headed to the Senate for consideration.
As the students sat inside room 123 at the Nussbaum Science Building on Taylor University’s campus Saturday, they were waiting on their hard work to literally go up in smoke.
The Indiana Region of the American Red Cross has launched a paper-based Condolence Care Toolkit in multiple languages – including French, Arabic, Hakha, Burmese and Spanish – to help grieving individuals and families navigate the details and cope with the stress of losing a loved one to COVID-19.