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(front row, left to right) Velma Kroeker, Esther Yordy, Liz Williamson, Janie Kesler, (back row, left to right) Lou Roth, Ruth King, and Marian Heacock meet every Monday morning.

Glory, Glories, hallelujah

Monday mornings with Upland’s Morning GloriesBy Brianna Kudisch | Echo It is not a coffee club or a baking league. There are no agendas, no set rules and no requirements. The Morning Glories simply meet once a week to talk and laugh. Every Monday morning at 9, they gather in […]

by · March 11, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Features
Food off the chain

Food off the chain

Nearby hidden restaurants to tryBy Sarah Davis | Echo   Oriental Pearl – Gas City Off the road and tucked behind a Dollar General is a little place still adorned with Christmas decor. If you can get past the present bows on the walls and buffet-table-turned-fish-tank, you’re in for a […]

by · February 19, 2016 · Comments are Disabled · Life & Times
38 N. Main Street was deemed unsafe. It will soon be demolished.

Taylor donates building to town

9,600 square-foot space to be razed in the springBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Factory. Car dealership. Gas station. Electronics manufacturer. Taylor now is in possession of a building that was reportedly all these things. And it’s about to change hands again. In June 2013, Taylor University purchased the dilapidated building that […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Habeckers light Upland's Christmas tree

Habeckers bring light to Upland

Depot Tree-Lighting ceremony honors Taylor’s president and first lady By Natalie Nohr | Contributor President Eugene Habecker and First Lady Marylou Habecker will light the Christmas tree at the Upland Depot Tree-Lighting ceremony on Sunday at 5 p.m. at the town depot. Along with the tree-lighting and a Santa Claus […]

by · December 4, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · News
Bucky Walker and sister Freda Sexton started delivering 125 Thanksgiving meals to individuals in Grant County 30 years ago. Last year they served 10,000 meals.

No more noodles

Community ministry no longer serving thousands of Thanksgiving mealsBy Cassidy Grom | Echo This year is the first in thirty years that cars won’t roll out from the old West School with the scent of turkey, noodles and gravy clinging to the clothes of volunteer drivers. Despite 30 years of diligent […]

by · November 20, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News

Chickens across the road (almost)

Twenty-eight thousand chickens almost move in across the street from EastbrookBy Cassidy Grom | Echo Pencil shavings, sweaty gym socks and half-baked pizza are all typical smells in high school. The aroma of twenty-eight thousand chickens was almost added to that concoction for Eastbrook Junior/ Senior High School students. This week, […]

by · November 6, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News
Upland Update

Upland Update

New faces run for office and revitalization plan wins award By Cassidy Grom | Echo Yard signs dot Main Street in Upland, but they aren’t advertising rummage sales or free kittens. Ivanhoes’ 25-year-old manager Heath Slain is running for a spot on Upland town council. Instead of a mayor, a […]

by · October 23, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Local/Indiana, News, The Echo
A band for the American family

A band for the American family

Denver & the Mile High Orchestra concert on Saturday By Danielle Barnes | Echo There’s something delightfully inspiring about being present at a live music event. It allows people to make unspoken connections with the artists and create lasting memories. Denver & the Mile High Orchestrahopes to inspire during its […]

by · September 25, 2015 · Comments are Disabled · Arts & Entertainment
Paving the way

Paving the way

Plans to build bike paths across Upland will increase the connection between Taylor and the local community, as well as ensuring the safety of walkers, bikers and runners.

by · October 24, 2014 · 0 comments · News
Upland under construction

Upland under construction

Taylor isn’t the only place making renovations around here. The town of Upland has new strategies up its sleeves to redevelop and boost the town’s economy, development and sense of community.

by · May 2, 2014 · 0 comments · News