Tom Ballard leaned back into his chair, his loafers resting on the desk surrounding his hefty figure. His office door tells visitors he’s the CEO of Grant County Rescue Mission in downtown Marion.
Engineer ousts incumbent Cornelious By Lucas Sweitzer, Local Editor Rodney Tobias was elected to the Madison-Grant United Schools’ Board of Trustees last Tuesday. Tobias won by just 18 votes, 1,366-1,348. Tobias ran against incumbent Tammy Cornelious, and although Cornelious beat Tobias in Grant County 900-817, Madison County heavily supported Tobias […]
When Susan Ancil started the Holiday Arts and Crafts Fest last year, she envisioned an event that could promote local vendors in Marion while also providing a service to the community. Now the festival is back Nov. 3 at the Lightrider Gray Barn.
By Kristi Schweitzer, Contributor Oct. 26, 2012 Looking for a job? Think First Marketing recently moved into a building on Berry Avenue in Upland. Vice President of Marketing, Kristen Raikes says they secured the space a couple of weeks ago and are glad they could find a spot in town. […]
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Judge from ‘So You Think You Can Dance’ offers dancing lessons
Farmers, citizens to feel effects of this summer’s drought
Taking time to honor the king of cool, Fairmount prepares for the 37th annual James Dean Festival By Katelyn Irons, Copy Editor Wearing a leather jacket with a flipped-up collar, white T-shirt and devil-may-care attitude, he was the personification of cool. The Fairmount Historical Museum honors former Grant County […]
A network of 60 wind turbines throughout the east side of Grant County has Taylor faculty and staff working with the community in the name of research and education.
Chappy’s is a “drive-through convenience store” — it says so right on the sign, but it’s more than a business. It’s a place to gather for this small community of regulars.