The Barking Cow ice cream shop explores unique flavorsBy Becca Eis | Echo Sick of soft serve from the DC? Want to avoid seeing everyone you know and their brother at Ivanhoe’s? A tucked-away ice cream shop located in Gaston, Indiana boasts small town pride and unique flavor options at […]
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Taylor community reaches out to elementary students in Hartford CityBy Annabelle Blair | Echo “What we want is people’s hearts to recognize the need and be willing to be the hands and feet of Jesus for a community that’s seven miles away.” – Thaddeus VanOverberghe, freshman Three Taylor students recently […]
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 […]
Marion Open Air Market offers all things localBy Anna Oelerich | Echo For Amie Pearson, it all started with soap. The co-founder of Mama Pearson’s Soaporium in Marion and mother of three remembers searching for an outlet to sell her homemade soap and other natural skincare. When she couldn’t find […]
Church receives roomy donationBy Katherine Yeagar | Contributor There is a concrete wall covered in names, in stories and in prayers. It sits, silent and resolute inside an empty factory off South Main Street in Upland. Scriptures written by 90-year-olds and pictures drawn by 3-year-olds plaster the structure, a symbol […]
Mick’s Flea Market and its cool collectiblesBy Gracie Fairfax | Echo It’s a hipster’s paradise and a history junkie’s hideaway. Looking for an old record, a bowl with a beaver on it or a unique lamp to illuminate your living room? Mick’s Flea Market may have just the thing. Mick […]
Great places around Taylor to get locally grown food By Lindsay Robinson | Echo Being in the middle of cornfields influences the culture at Taylor. With an increase in health-conscious living, buying local produce is a growing trend across America. In the heart of farm country, Taylor students are also […]