Robert Turner and Shannah Morgan were high school sweethearts who grew up in Memphis, Tennessee. “Robert’s mom was the cook. She cooked in restaurants and for neighborhood kids who were hungry,” said Shannah. “Robert loves to cook. He always barbequed in the backyard.” “Cooking is my gift,” Robert said. “I get joy out of seeing […]
2021 Celebrate Marion Honorees
2021 Celebrate Marion Honoree Video
Learn more about the amazing people, places, products, and programs that make Marion a great place to live, work, play, and learn!
When tax time rolls around each year, many people greet it with a moan. One local agency has been helping Marion families, nonprofits, farmers and businesses get those taxes done right. “It takes a special person to enjoy doing taxes,” said Jean Obenour, owner and founder of Custom Professional Accounting, located at 1714 Marion-Waldo Road […]
Kasotis Family George Kasotis was a world traveler before he was born. His mother, Theodora “Dory” Kasotis, came through Ellis Island while pregnant with him. His father, James “Jim” George Kasotis, immigrated from Greece. He worked building railroad tracks to the Pillsbury Plant in Martel before serving in World War I. James survived an attack […]
Nearly 200 local students from five local school districts came to the Veterans Memorial Coliseum at the Marion County Fairgrounds to explore options for their future careers. Representatives from a variety of fields including manufacturing, small business owners, health, and law enforcement came to encourage these students to explore many possibilities. The event was the […]