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STAR Financial Bank currently has no plans for the building that houses the Upland branch after it closes. (Photo provided by Taylor Koegler)

Local bank branch to close

Upland loses STAR Financial By Marian Douglas | Echo The Upland office of Star Financial Bank will be closing its doors for the final time on June 9th. This upcoming closing will affect many Taylor students. STAR Financial’s branch on Upland’s Main Street, along with its ATM in the Hodson Dining […]

by · March 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Forty Indiana-based businesses set up stalls at last year’s Exaperience Indiana job fair, many of whom will return for this year’s event.

Experience Indiana

Indiana Wesleyan to host job fair by Marian Douglas | Echo With fewer than three months left in the school year, Taylor University seniors are making plans for the future. The Calling and Career Office recommends that seniors begin searching for a job during the fall, but even soon-to-be graduates can […]

by · March 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Pastor Rob Neel stands in front of Pierce-Governor’s safe room, UMC's future prayer room.

Pierce’s Potential

UMC’s new building is under constructionMarian Douglas | Echo After over a century in the same building, Upland United Methodist Church (UMC) is moving to a new location, the site of the former Pierce-Governor factory which closed in 2011. In an Echo article from last April, project director Tammara Neel said […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Night to Shine guest Melissa pauses from dancing to take a photo with her buddy, Taylor Freshman Analiese Helms.

“Night to Shine”

Local church joins world-wide event for those with special needsby Marian Douglas | Local News Editor  On Feb. 10, The River Community Church’s worship center turned into a dance floor. Balloons and paper snowflakes hung from the ceiling. Music pulsed through the room. Most importantly, the room was filled with […]

by · February 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
December meth lab raid

December meth lab raid

Taylor officers assist in Upland drug bustBy Marian Douglas |Echo Five Grant County residents were arrested in connection to a methamphetamine lab discovered in a downtown Upland apartment. Grant County’s Joint Effort Against Narcotics (J.E.A.N.) Team had been investigating a ring of methamphetamine distributors in Upland. Multiple agencies assisted in […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana
Aslan comes to life in CSA’s production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” this weekend.

Walking through the Wardrobe

Local theater group to present Lewis’ classic taleBy Marian Douglas | Echo Aslan comes to life in CSA’s production of “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” this weekend. Narnia is just a 30-minute drive away. Marion’s Community School of Arts (CSA) will perform “The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” […]

by · February 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana