Marion Community Unit 2 School Board Wednesday night named A.C. (Cliff) Storme as Marion High School principal to succeed William H. Bundy, whom the board appointed as assistant unit superintendent. The changes are effective July 1. Continue reading
At 9:22 a.m. Tuesday morning, November 25, 1947, the body of Pfc. Jewell Bethel Jr., who lost his life in the Battle of the Belgian Bulge, arrived in Marion for reburial. Bethel was the third of Marion’s World War II dead to be returned home. Continue reading
The following article was taken from a 1978 article written by Homer Butler and published in the Marion Daily Republican as follows. Additional notes were added for clarification.
Mrs. Ed Queen recently brought by some notebooks and documents handed down in her family and gave me an opportunity to learn at first hand something about the way of life the people who lived in the Marion area 125 years ago and more. Continue reading