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Faces In the Crowd: Ted and Linda Parkhurst

Faces In the Crowd: Ted and Linda Parkhurst

By Aaron Michell Correspondent There’s a little shop on the west end of Main Street in downtown Marion called Artist on Duty. And as the name suggests, that shop is…

School Board selects Arrington as new superintendent

School Board selects Arrington as new superintendent

By John Raffel Correspondent The Marion Board of Education hired Chris Arrington as its new superintendent during Tuesday’s meeting. Interim superintendent Greg Mikulich said Arrington would also be the elementary…

Ghosts of Main Street

Ghosts of Main Street

By Julie Traynor Correspondent There was a time in the not so distant past when there were no empty stores in northern Michigan towns. From the fundamentals of groceries, clothing,…

Old Fashion Days brings Marion alive

Old Fashion Days brings Marion alive

By Steve Landon Correspondent Michigan’s on going heat wave has kept many people cuddled up around home air conditioners or making waves staying cool playing in area lakes, however this…

Faces in the Crowd: Abe and Nora Ashby

Faces in the Crowd: Abe and Nora Ashby

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Sometime around 1950, Nora Overholt met Abe Ashby. Nora, the daughter of Warren and Pearl Overholt, was curling her mother’s hair at the family’s 5th Street…

Marion’s oldest residence revisited- Chadwick House

Marion’s oldest residence  revisited- Chadwick House

By Julie Traynor Correspondent No matter what we may call it, 7th of August Homecoming, Old Fashioned Days or Marion Days, Marionites have been celebrating this place and coming home…

4H’ers hog raises $11,500 for friend with cancer

4H’ers hog raises $11,500 for friend with cancer

By Pat Maurer Correspondent When her friend Harley Crawford was diagnosed with cancer in May, Mia Fetzer decided to do a little more to help her Farwell High School teammate…

Mud Bog to benefit Moored family

Mud Bog to benefit Moored family

By Aaron Michell Correspondent On Saturday, September 15th, the Country Boyz will host their annual fall mud bog – and this year it will be for a very special cause.…

Faces in the Crowd: Julie Berry Traynor

Faces in the Crowd: Julie Berry Traynor

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Fortunately, for readers of The Marion Press, this week’s Face in the Crowd doesn’t really need an introduction. She’s a familiar face, the one behind the…

Faces In The Crowd: Don Gillmore

Faces In The Crowd: Don Gillmore

By Aaron Michell Correspondent Around 1904, a local barber by the name of Benjamin “BJ” Gilmore was elected Marion Village Council President. Some fifty years later – in the 1950s…

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