Friday, May 07, 2021
Thursday, May 06, 2021
An Indianapolis woman was seriously injured following a two-vehicle crash on Interstate 69 Thursday afternoon, according to Indiana State Police (ISP) Sgt. Tony Slocum.
The Marion High School music department has earned the Indiana State School Music Association’s (ISSMA) highest honor, the Total Department All Music Award, one of only seven schools in the state to earn the award this year.
The month of May is known for racing in the Hoosier state, but it is also dedicated to motorcycle safety awareness. With temperatures on the rise and motorcycles out in greater numbers, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) and Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) want to remind dr…
Purdue University’s Center for Commercial Agriculture will host a free, monthly corn and soybean outlook webinar series for the remainder of 2021. Each webinar will follow the release of that month’s updated U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and D…
Productions by Taylor University students have received a record 17 nominations for Student Production Awards by the National Association of Television Arts and Sciences, Lower Great Lakes Chapter, the regional Emmy organization.
On April 17, 1952, then-President Harry Truman signed a bill proclaiming a National Day of Prayer must be declared by each subsequent president at an appropriate date of his choice.
Grant County officials are beginning to narrow in on their plans for the approximately $12.7 million in COVID relief funding coming as part of the American Rescue Plan’s (ARP) passage in March.
After months of meetings and drafting from the Marion Common Council Public Safety Committee, a new proposed motorized scooter ordinance made its first appearance before the full council Tuesday.
Wednesday, May 05, 2021
Indiana Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell recently announced the CollegeChoice Faces of 529 Day Contest to celebrate National College Savings Plan Day on May 29. CollegeChoice 529 will award one winner with a $529 CollegeChoice account contribution for sharing a photo of who they are saving …
Marion General Hospital (MGH) was recently named a five-star hospital by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a federal agency located within the United States Department of Health and Human Services. MGH is ranked in the top 8% of hospitals statewide and 7% for hospitals nationwide.
Rep. Victoria Spartz (R-Indiana Fifth District) and Rep. Sylvia Garcia (D-Texas 29th District) introduced the bipartisan Elder Abuse Protection Act recently to shield American seniors from criminals and fraudsters.
Fairmount resident Reilly Vore is a self-described lifelong bookworm. After spending years reading stories as other people told them, she took the narrative into her own hands.
Working in schools and helping today’s youth grow and learn is a passion for most educators. Marion Community Schools Principals Olivia Wright (Kendall Elementary), Ashlee Dixon (Riverview Elementary) and Rianne Aguilar (Frances Slocum Elementary) feel that passion with the additional benefi…
Tuesday, May 04, 2021
David Shaw and his late wife, Dolores, have been long-lived "doers" in the Marion community, having devoted decades volunteering for Meals on Wheels, cleaning up areas within the city together and helping maintain their church grounds.
Two men were arrested following a vehicle pursuit with reported speeds of more than 100 miles per hour Monday night, according to Marion Police Department (MPD) Deputy Chief Stephen Dorsey.
On May 2, 2021 Lydia Welch received the Catherine Booth Award, the highest award in The Salvation Army Girl Guard program in the United States. Captain Breanne Bowers traveled from the Indianapolis Divisional Headquarters to present the award to Lydia at the Marion Salvation Army and stated …
A Marion man was arraigned Monday on drug dealing and firearm-related charges stemming from a traffic stop for a burnt out license plate light near 38th and Illinois streets late last week.
Grant County residents now again have the option to have emergency alerts and notifications from the Grant County EMA Department sent straight to their phones.
With the school year nearing its end, Marion Community Schools has several opportunities for families and friends to come out and support young artists and musicians.
After months of design, engineering and construction work, the first Regal Home is complete in Marion. This newly constructed modular home sits on a corner lot in Southeast Marion. Its owner, Tasha, is a lifelong resident of Grant County who has always dreamed of becoming a homeowner. Tasha …
Grant County may receive additional federal funding to help defray the cost of COVID-19 related expenses, according to EMA Director Bob Jackson.
Keneisha Townsend saw the need to bring a more urban style to the city of Marion. After spending time as an online-only operation, Townsend’s Uplyft U Boutique now has a place to call home.
Grant County Sheriff Reggie Nevels and other officials updated Grant County commissioners Monday on the current plans and procedures while juvenile offenders are housed out-of-county.
Monday, May 03, 2021
A month-long investigation into a tip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children resulted in the arrest of a Grant County man late last week.
If one were to look around at this weekend’s grand opening celebration at Gillman’s Do It Best Home Center in Gas City, past the man carving with the chainsaw and Bruce “Gatorman” Mitchell from The History Channel’s Swamp People, they might notice the Gas City Police Department and volunteer…
Saturday, May 01, 2021
Friday, April 30, 2021
A federal judge recently sentenced a Kokomo man to 35 years in prison in a “sextortion” case that started with the help of the Peru Police Department.
What started as a few patients sick with the novel coronavirus quickly turned into a situation nobody working at Marion General Hospital had experienced before.
The Marion Community Schools board Tuesday approved a $1,500 stipend for each district employee for the additional work and effort during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Thursday, April 29, 2021
The Community School of the Arts’ Theatre compANY will finally get its opportunity to perform “Matilda The Musical” tonight after production was brought to a halt just weeks before opening night last year.