Pool Update, Peaceful Movements, Food Assistance, and a New Addition to Marshall Illinois

All Hope is Not Lost for the Opening of the New Community Pool To the great dismay of much of the town, it was recently announced that the Marshall city pool would not be opened for the remainder of 2020 in order to adhere to the state-mandated guidelines due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. But now, some hope exists as the town is desperately looking for a loophole to open the community pool. We would love to see our kids and … Read More

Supporting Local Business as We Come Closer to Reopening

While everyone is hopeful that, slowly but surely, Illinois and the rest of the country will see its businesses reopen, and life return to normal. In the meantime, our local businesses are in sore need of our support. Many of our local eateries and shops are hanging in there because the people of Marshall, Illinois, as a community are doing what they can to help them survive the crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic. We all miss breakfast, lunches, and dinners … Read More

History and Whimsy in Marshall, Illinois

If you love history or art, there’s no need to travel to Chicago—the small town of Marshall, Illinois is perfect for a weekend retreat. After all, where else can you pose for a selfie with 27 different lion statues?   Yes, the county seat for Clark County is not only home of the Marshall High School Lions, but this town is also so proud of its Lion mascot that over two dozen lion statues can be found around town. These fun … Read More

An Inside Look at the Parks of Marshall, Illinois

When is a park more than just a park? While you may not have given much thought to parks before, rest assured, there is a reason community parks play a critical role in both the current liveability and future of a town. The residents and leaders of Marshall, Illinois, understand the importance of parks, which explains why this small community has nine different parks for their citizens and visitors to enjoy. A park is not just an area of natural … Read More