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Booms, Philo crowned at Marion prom

Booms, Philo crowned at  Marion prom

By John Raffel Correspondent A major highlight of April for Marion High School was its annual prom. Stacy Baker, advisor for the high school’s junior class, said the crowning ceremony…

Osceola County tourism subject of workshop

By Rosemary Horvath Correspondent Osceola County community developer Dan Massy said a workshop last week left a group with food for thought. The workshop that was cancelled in March because…

Lawmakers should address ridiculous laws, not make new ones

I don’t think there should be any fulltime legislatures in the United States- not in California, nor New York, nor Alabama or Michigan. You see I’ve been there, served for…

It’s not the size of the catch that counts

Mom Nature may be trying her best to cut lose with spring, but what she’s dishing up sure makes us wonder what her real motives are. Sooner or later the…

How big are your feet?

An opportunity has just come your way. All you have to do is accept and the position is yours. One phone call and a whole new world of work or…

What’s Cooking?

What’s Cooking?

YUMMY SUMMER PICKLE SALAD from Pat Makowski 4 thinly sliced cucumbers 1      lg. sliced red onion 1      lg. sliced green bell or red bell pepper 1      Tbsp. salt 2     cups white vinegar 1…

Our Schools Need Us!!!

Dear Editor, What are we thinking??  OUR school needs us!!!  We all need to look at the big picture.  A school is so much to a small community.  It is…

Ladies Spring Luncheon set for May 7

By Randy Johnston The date is set for a highly anticipated women’s event—the annual Ladies Spring Luncheon hosted by Marion Baptist Church. This year’s luncheon will take place on Saturday, May…

Community Events April 29, 2016

Spectrum Health Reed City National Diabetes Prevention Program To help community members make lifestyle changes to prevent type 2 diabetes, Spectrum Health Reed City Hospital is hosting the National Diabetes…

Bowman 60th Anniversary

Willis and Jane Bowman will be celebrating their 60th wedding anniversary on May 4th. They were married at the Methodist Church in Marion on May 4, 1956. On Sunday, May…