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Refocusing missions locally

Refocusing missions locally

Our ViewBy Editorial Board | Echo All kinds of missions experiences can be meaningful. Nevertheless, there is a disconnect if we fail to recognize the importance of local, long-term missions. What did you do over spring break? One hundred twenty members of the Taylor community went on Taylor World Outreach-sponsored […]

by · April 6, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Editorials
High school and college students will perform in the same concert on Thursday, March 15. (Photograph by Alicia Garnache)

Combining the making of music and memories

College and high school collide in concertBy Ethan Rice | Echo The Taylor Wind Ensemble will be welcoming some new members to its upcoming concert. On Thursday, March 15, the Ensemble will be joined by the inaugural Grant County High School Honors Band in concert in Rediger Auditorium. The collaboration […]

by · March 9, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
The CHARM Grant, starting in March, will allow Grant County to make cosmetic changes. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Works like a CHARM

New grant will spruce up local businessesBy Hope Bolinger | Contributor One often doesn’t think of the words makeover and building paired together. But, thanks to the CHARM Grant, starting March 7, smalls businesses in Grant County will have the opportunity to receive a paint job, sidewalk repairs, façade improvements, […]

by · February 23, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · News
Just one of the hidden gems of Grant County, Kammy’s Kafe is open to anyone who wants a nostalgic atmosphere and scrumptious meal off-campus.

Five little-known places you should visit in Grant County

One student’s suggestions for your spring bucket listBy Cassidy Grom | Contributor When everyone left Taylor last May, I stuck around. On the recommendations of locals, I went on several (cheap) mini-adventures around the county. Here are my top five activities that will make you feel like a Grant County local. […]

by · February 2, 2018 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
The Bridge is one of the small businesses participating in Small Business Saturday. (Photograph by Ellie Bookmyer)

Small Business Saturday

Support Grant County in the season of givingBy Emily Rachelle Russell | Echo On Saturday, Nov. 25, local businesses in Grant County will be participating in a special national sales event known as Small Business Saturday. Founded by American Express and scheduled between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Small Business […]

by · November 17, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Dr. Jacob Kendall, Sydney Wagoner, Grace Elenbaas, Cathy Weatherspoon, Rachel Houck and Michaela Shake celebrate their grant approval in Marion (Photograph provided by Grace Elenbaas)

A great grant for Grant county

$10,000 grant awarded to beautify Marion By Gabby Carlson | Echo Last week, four social work majors wrote a grant to enable the beautification of the Marion downtown district. The group received a $10,000 grant for a project that will ultimately cost around $100,000. Their grant pays for a corner […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
Dean's iconic image - seemingly far from his true self. (Photograph provided by Pixabay)

Laughter without a cause

The joy of James Dean off-screenBy Katherine Yeager | Echo “We better not go that way again,” young James “Jimmy” Dean said to his cousin Eula Davis after the two narrowly escaped a swarm of bees. The two only children had taken a pony ride in the land surrounding Dean’s […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
(photo by Natalie Nohr)

Communities come together in Take it to the Hoop

Taylor hosts Special Olympics basketball tournamentBy Natalie Nohr | Contributor The KSAC bustled with the energy of 350 athletes and their families, supported by approximately 150 Taylor student volunteers at Take it to the Hoop, an annual Special Olympics basketball tournament. The tournament ran for over 13 hours, with the help […]

by · February 10, 2017 · Comments are Disabled · News
The line to vote stretched to the poll location door at times (Photo by Naomi Page).

Decision Grant County

A local election briefBy Annabelle Blair | Echo Residents of the Upland area directly surrounding Taylor’s campus voted at Upland Community Church––the poll location for Jefferson 1st and 3rd precincts. The poll location remained open between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Tuesday, with some election officials beginning work at […]

by · November 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · News
Shall we gather?

Shall we gather?

A glimpse at local church life By Anna Oelerich | Echo In honor of Local Church Week, here are four lesser-known Grant County churches Taylor students call home. Lakeview Wesleyan Church, Marion Denomination: Evangelical, Protestant Pastor: Tim McClellan Service Times: Sunday at 10:30 a.m., with young adult Sunday school at […]

by · September 23, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana