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Schmidt Sentenced For Meth Making

Mugshot: Kelly Schmidt By Pat Maurer Correspondent Kelly Lynn Schmidt, of Marion, was sentenced November 25th by Circuit Court Judge Roy Mienk to serve from 14 months to 20 years…

Marion To Review Water Pipes

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Marion Village Council received a rundown from an official from the Watershed Commission on water pipes in town “We made a complete inventory…

Area Hit With Snow And Power Outages

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — Weekend storms dumped snow on the area and also left people throughout the county without power. Weather forecasts indicated a storm of sorts was…

Leslie John Lee

For more than 68 years family and friends have be graced by the love, earnestness, curiosity, creativity, humor and gentle nature of John Lee, of Rutherfordton, NC. His death Tuesday,…

Northern Michigan Christians Girls Prepare for Season Under New Coach

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer It is going to be a busy winter for new McBain Northern Michigan Christian girls basketball coach Rich Bennett. Bennett is both the varsity and…

Lady Ramblers Hope for Uptick in Wins

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer The McBain girls basketball team was split right down the middle last year, with an 11-11 record. The Lady Ramblers, under the leadership of second…

Lady Eagles Hope to Continue Improvements

by Ben Murphy Sports Writer From one season to the next, the win totals for the Marion girls basketball team have been steadily improving under fourth year head coach Matt…

Faces in the Crowd: Johnnie and Makayla Thompson

Makayla with her mom Toni Swiler. Makayla and Johnnie with Family at her September wedding. Johnny in his ’81 Chevy truck. If ever there was a Hollywood film about a…

Deputies Investigate Grader Train Accident

By John Raffel Correspondent MARION — The Osceola County Sheriff’s Department on Monday, at 11:21 a.m. investigated a grader-train accident locally. Meceola Central Dispatch received a call-in reference to a…

The Woman Who Saved Thanksgiving

By Roger Campbell Thanksgiving is usually the response of people to God’s faithfulness in times of extreme need. This was true when the Pilgrims celebrated the first Thanksgiving in 1621…

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