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Marion Fair Treasurer Arrested for Embezzelement

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Rebecca G. Johnson, 43, of Marion was arraigned in 77th District Court this afternoon (Feb. 26) on a felony charge of embezzlement over 20,000 less than…

Spring like weather fails to stop Snowfest

Spring like weather fails to stop Snowfest

By Steve Landon Correspondent In 2015 weeks of subzero temperatures and biting cold wind proved great for building the ice oval at the Marion Fairgrounds/Veterans Memorial Park. Fortunately old Mother…

Student count up in Marion, down in McBain

By John Raffel Correspondent The spring student count, as announced by area school districts, had some minor differences compared to the fall count, local superintendents have reported. “Marion’s fall count…

Marion eyes playground improvement

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion Elementary School is partaking in the Together Counts program, with the goal of making improvements to the playground. Marion staff member Heather Deighton noted she…

Wanted: Baby faces

Wanted: Baby faces

We sure would like to see some pretty baby faces on our Marion Press Facebook page. Currently we are running a competition to select a baby as the Cutest Baby…

Longtime racer reflects on Snowfest challenges

By John Raffel Correspondent Mitch Kintigh is among the vintage snowmobile racers who drove many miles to the Marion race on Saturday. He finds it relatively easy to eplain why.…

My Guy and I dance is a hit!

My Guy and I dance is a hit!

On February 20, 2016 from 6-8PM the Marion PTO organized the My Guy and I Dance. This was an event for Preschool-5th grade girls and their male role models. This…

Local poet makes MHS presentation

By John Raffel Correspondent Marion High School hosted poet Terry Wooten for a presentation on Feb. 17, a staff member reported. Wooten has been speaking in front of K-12 schools,…

Ina Store honored by Kubota

The Ina Store, of Tustin, was recently awarded the Premier Award of Excellence by the Kubota Tractor Corporation. This award recognizes dealers who provide the “ultimate Kubota experience” to it’s…

Crazies, not guns kill in mass

As police try to figure out what made Jason Dalton snap in Kalamazoo, and go on a killing spree that ended with six people dead and one hanging on for…

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