Schools

Bloss, Neuman named Marion valedictorians

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion High School has announced its co-valedictorians and saluatorian. School officials have provided the following information on each student. Trinity Bloss Co-Valedictorian Trinity…

Marion Honor Roll

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion School District has announced the Marion Junior-Senior High Third Quarter Honor Roll: 4.0 GPA 6th Grade: Cody Barron, LeeLyn Collige, Gabriella…

Sports

Lady Eagles earn share of conference title

Lady Eagles earn share of conference title

by Aaron Michell Sports Writer Following sweeps of Mason County Eastern and Big Rapids Crossroads, the Marion Softball team earned a share of the West Michigan D…

Eagles sweep Crossroads, split with Baldwin

by Aaron Michell Sports Writer After sweeping Baldwin on Friday, the Marion baseball team split with Big Rapids Crossroads on Monday, falling 5-4 in the opener before…

Obituaries

Mayetta Louise Michell

Mayetta Louise Michell

Dowagiac, Michigan- Mayetta Louise Michell, of Marion, went to be with her Lord Wednesday, April 3, 2019 at the Timbers in Dowagiac. She was 95. She was…

Shirley Louise Watt

Shirley Louise Watt passed away on April 22, 2019 in Lincoln, California. She was 80. Shirley was born on August 7, 1938 in Ashland, Ohio. She enjoyed being a…

Letters to the Editor

Ghosts of Local Sheep Lore and History

Ghosts of Local Sheep Lore and History

Dear Editor, I read the May 3, 2019 article in the Marion Press, The Ghost of Main Street, regarding the sheep history in the Marion area. It…

Why, Oh Why Do People Act This Way?

Why, Oh Why Do People Act This Way?

Dear Editor: 1) Why do people burn wet leaves that cause white smoke to billow out covering their neighbors homes and yards? Don’t people realize dry leaves…