It’s hard to believe that another year has come and gone and we’re entering a new year with all its possibilities and opportunities. Here at the Marion Times Standard, we hope that everyone had a safe and enjoyable holiday season, and we look forward to providing our readers with the very best news and features in the year ahead. As 2024 draws closer, we plan to expand our coverage even further to ensure we’re giving you the reliable information you need and want to stay informed and up-to-date on what’s happening in our community. We will continue to cover local stories and important events, but we’ll also look to the future and examine trends and issues affecting Marion and beyond. Our goal is to remain true to our core mission of providing trusted, reliable coverage to our readers, while also exploring new and innovative ways of reporting. We want to tell stories from different perspectives, and we will remain committed to upholding the highest standards of journalism and integrity. We’re so grateful for our loyal readership, and we hope you’ll continue to stay along for the journey as we explore the year ahead. We encourage feedback and suggestions, and we hope you’ll follow us online and on social media for the latest news and features. Here’s to a new and exciting year in Marion and beyond. Thank you for being part of the Marion Times Standard family.