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Become a Part of Question Mark Forever

New plots available in the French Section and Itinerant Urn Garden.

Posted by Gus Stephens on February 21, 2024

Elizabeth Zisk has been removed as Mayor

As promised, your Town Council has taken action.

Posted by Tom Weathers, Town Council on February 17, 2024

The Question Mark Sentinel Lives On

It is a challenging time for journalism but still the Sentinel’s light burns strong.

Posted by Ben Fortune, Editor-in-Chief, Question Mark Sentinel, 2009-2022 on February 13, 2024

Books about the fascinating connection between the historical and the personal

Reading about how history informs our own lives can be extremely empowering.

Posted by Greta Twombley, Head Librarian on February 9, 2024

Bookman’s Music Invites you to share the Song in your Heart

Explore our huge variety of musical instruments and accessories plus buy one/get one free lessons.

Posted by Todd Bookman on February 6, 2024

My Interview with Dr. Amodeus Harrington-Wiley

I interviewed Dr. Harrington-Willey because I thought everyone should know what this town is facing. I hope everyone reads this.

Posted by Violet Bookman on February 3, 2024

The Holy Romaine Empire invites you to conquer one of our incredible salads

Come and try a Pax Romana Panzanella on us.

Posted by Vivian Lee, The Holy Romaine Empire manager on February 1, 2024

The Void has reopened and is once again accepting online ticket reservations

Half-off photographs for couples in a committed relationship. Valid proof required for discount.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on January 30, 2024

Town Reopening: Your Questions, Our Answers

An update regarding what has been lost, ruined, and/or completely destroyed

Posted by Tom Weathers, Town Council on January 29, 2024

A MESSAGE VIA THE QM EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

This alert has been sent via the Question Mark, Ohio Emergency Alert System

Posted by Gabby Peters, Historical Cat Reenactment Enthusiast and Question Mark Town Web Technician on December 17, 2023

I think something bad is happening at the Lost Lake Drive-In

If you don’t hear from me, please send help.

Posted by Violet Bookman on December 17, 2023

William Higgland Jr. world premiere, plus Holiday Songs TONITE

Please help us celebrate the end of a successful season where no one appeared to be injured on our property.

Posted by Max Fromm, proprietor, Lost Lake Drive-In on December 16, 2023

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Posted by Darby Cline, New Tomorrow Industries on December 14, 2023

Eightcelerator Test Number Two, Tomorrow.

Please join us for this critical moment as we embrace the future together.

Posted by Darby Cline, New Tomorrow Industries on December 12, 2023

Moonlite Grove RV Park Sites Available

Some are better-looking than others, but all mostly private.

Posted by Chauncey Phillips, Moonlite Grove RV Park Manager on December 11, 2023

Bomb threat at Question Mark Public Library

Also books about birth and motherhood during this extraordinary time.

Posted by Greta Twombley, Town Librarian on December 10, 2023

Explosion near The Void

Another explosion. Good grief.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on December 7, 2023

The Void is the future

I don’t think I actually understand what this means.

Posted by Violet Bookman on December 4, 2023

ALERT — MISSING BOY FOUND

Quentin Quinn has been found. We are cautiously optimistic but also completely confounded.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on December 2, 2023

Strange music coming from Tanner Pratt's house

Has anyone seen or spoken to Tanner Pratt of late?

Posted by Hilda Durn on December 1, 2023

Time is colliding with itself!

Not that anybody really knows how or why.

Posted by Violet Bookman on November 27, 2023

Priceless spoon collection missing

I hate to admit but everyone being asleep for eight days really put a dent in this kind of behavior.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on November 26, 2023

Inoculations available, finally.

While some of you have been completely immobile, others of us have been working harder than ever, and for that I am sure you are grateful.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on November 18, 2023

A MESSAGE VIA THE QM EMERGENCY ALERT SYSTEM

This alert has been sent via the Question Mark, Ohio Emergency Alert System

Posted by Allison Andrews, Senior Researcher, Experimental Crop Station on November 13, 2023

BE WARNED—Mushroom Activity

Please be advised of weird purple mushroom activity downtown.

Posted by Gabby Peters, Historical Cat Reenactment Enthusiast and Question Mark Town Web Technician on November 10, 2023

Question Mark Election Results

The spirit of democracy has not disappeared from Question Mark even if many other things have.

Posted by Tom Weathers, Town Council on November 7, 2023

Local election update

Tomorrow marks an important date for all citizens of Question Mark, Ohio.

Posted by Tom Weathers, Town Council on November 6, 2023

In memory, Professor Everard Bright

Not someone I knew personally, but a respected visitor to town, or so I am told.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on November 3, 2023

Yes, The Void is slightly louder but our opportunities continue to expand!

Although The Void is now making a loud hum, this town’s economic potential is still limitless.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on November 2, 2023

Night school for ghosts and other disappeared persons

Are all welcome, regardless of status.

Posted by Holly Peterson, Third Grade Teacher on October 31, 2023

Impromptu ceremony for victims of overlooked catastrophe

It is time to recognize a loss this town has had some difficulty acknowledging.

Posted by Holly Peterson, Third Grade Teacher on October 29, 2023

Human remains found; investigation underway

Multiple bodies discovered, Please give the medical examiner plenty of room.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on October 28, 2023

Historic house demolished–fascinating to behold but please stay clear!

This absolutely stunning decomposition of a free-standing structure by A. Quaestio should be appreciated but avoided.

Posted by George Yakamoto, Senior Researcher, Experimental Crop Station on October 25, 2023

Spirits of Ohio is investigating you, Question Mark!

I’m searching for interview subjects who’ve seen the Ames ghost factory.

Posted by Gavin Englebrecht on October 23, 2023

I would also like to run for Town Council

I don’t mean to seem aggressive but I have a few ideas regarding computers and cats.

Posted by Gerald Ames on October 18, 2023

I believe I am the only person who can save this town from itself

I want to be your member.

Posted by Owen Brant, QMHS Assistant Principal on October 17, 2023

In memory, Tom Childs

Not only a local business owner, but a civic leader, friend, and improbable visionary.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on October 15, 2023

Question Mark Motel presents "Fall into The Void" discount!

Looking for an exciting Fall adventure without leaving Question Mark?

Posted by Ludlow Richards, Question Mark Motel on October 11, 2023

Please audition for my latest serious horror/cultural criticism masterpiece

Serious inquiries only. No, Burt Peacock, there will not be any nude scenes.

Posted by William Higgland, Jr., writer, director, cinematographer, and Question Mark Video Store owner on October 7, 2023

Another update from my research on cults in Ohio

Your town once again features prominently in my latest research, which is, of course, good and bad news.

Posted by Everard Bright, Professor, Emphasis on Cult Studies on October 6, 2023

Visit The Void!

We mustn’t let minor obstacles get in the way of serious economic development.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on October 3, 2023

Please, for your own safety, stay away from the big glowy thing in the woods

This is not some kind of joke, people. Post message.

Posted by Officer Ron Dublowski on October 1, 2023

New Reginald Willey Note Discovered

A new handwritten memo shows our town founder’s concerns for the future.

Posted by Greta Twombley, Head Librarian on September 29, 2023

Winners from the Reginald Willey Commemorative Poetry Competition, 1st Place

As I mentioned, I have rarely been less impressed by the written word. But presumably as it is a contest, someone had to be named winner?

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on September 27, 2023

British Soldier Field Annual Reenactment Canceled

Because I have little strength left to go on engaging in one empty gesture after another.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on September 22, 2023

Photos from Third Grade Show and Tell

We’re excited to share these photos revealing how families process disappointment.

Posted by Holly Peterson, Third Grade Teacher on September 21, 2023

Historical evidence there is something very dangerous out in the woods

There is some object in the woods and I think it is probably making everything disappear.

Posted by Violet Bookman on September 20, 2023

Books about uncertainty and disillusionment

Sometimes reading about other people’s uncertainty helps us face our own.

Posted by Greta Twombley, Town Librarian on September 19, 2023

Half-off all dogs and cats at Meow's the Time!

Love is eternal but the life of your favorite pet is not, unfortunately.

Posted by Macy Gibbs, owner, Meow’s the Time on September 18, 2023

Another update from my research trip on cults in Ohio

I am equally horrified and equally in awe of all I have learned so far.

Posted by Everard Bright, Professor, Cult Studies on September 15, 2023

Winners from the Reginald Willey Commemorative Poetry Competition, 2nd Place

Although it is certainly much more obscure than many of the other entries, at least this one rhymes?

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on September 13, 2023

Third grade field trip form due tomorrow

We will be going to the library to learn about this town's fascinating history.

Posted by Holly Peterson, Third Grade Teacher on September 10, 2023

Visit the Infinite Circle Burial Mound and learn about this town’s past, present, and future

This fascinating burial mound contains long-buried answers to questions of disappearance.

Posted by Patsy Elske, Graduate Student, University of Ohio, Archaeological Department on September 9, 2023

Updates from my research trip for a book about cults in Ohio

Ohio is proving to be more fascinating than I ever realized.

Posted by Everard Bright, Professor, Cult Studies on September 7, 2023

Get Your Car Looking Great and Learn a Little about Ohio at the Question Mark Car Wash!

Where else can you tidy up your car and meet the ghost of Harvey Pekar?

Posted by Tom Childs, Owner, Question Mark Car Wash on September 5, 2023

Another missing statue, if you can believe it

At this rate, what will there be left for any of us to remember?

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on September 2, 2023

Winners from the Reginald Willey Commemorative Poetry Competition, 3rd Place

If you would like proof that 'culture' is not high on the virtues of this town, here it is.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on September 1, 2023

Books About Disappearance, Available at the Library

Many of us seem to be struggling with things that have vanished or have been lost including some recent pages from an important town text.

Posted by Greta Twombley, Town Librarian on August 30, 2023

Missing–an important historical document from the Question Mark Public Library

Will anyone with any information please consider contacting us immediately, unless you are currently engaged in the act of reading?

Posted by Greta Twombley, Town Librarian on August 25, 2023

Missing boy update

Quentin Quinn, 6, missing since 7/9/23. Continues to be missing. Your help is needed.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on August 21, 2023

Pardon the interruption–routine website maintenance

See you in a few weeks.

Posted by Gabby Peters, Historical Cat Reenactment Enthusiast and Question Mark Town Web Technician on August 1, 2023

Something very strange is happening in this town.

I found something unexplainable in the woods tonight.

Posted by Violet Bookman on July 30, 2023

Please do not be alarmed about the frozen sky. Eightcelerator™ test is completely within normal parameters.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

Posted by Darby Cline, New Tomorrow Industries on July 29, 2023

Our Amazing Collider and You, presentation and test today!

Slides from our presentation, plus excitement about today's test!

Posted by Darby Cline, New Tomorrow Industries on July 29, 2023

Purple light will not harm you; only wants your energy

A question and answer to allay your fears

Posted by George Yakamoto, Senior Researcher, Experimental Crop Station on July 26, 2023

Possible backpack from missing boy recovered

this is my description

Posted by Officer Ron Dublowski on July 23, 2023

Reginald Willey Commemorative Poetry Competition

Please send in your most daring, complicated poems about our town by August 20th.

Posted by Greta Twombley, Head Librarian on July 19, 2023

Eastwood Circle Flower and Garden Walk Canceled Due to Fire

A beautiful event was ruined by both mediocrity and possible arson.

Posted by Bonnie Lavelle, President, Eastwood Circle Ladies Auxiliary on July 16, 2023

FBI now involved in missing boy search

Please cooperate fully and do not bother them with questions.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on July 13, 2023

ALERT Local Boy Missing

Quentin Quinn, 6, missing since noon today.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on July 9, 2023

The Question Mark Foods sign has disappeared

The beautiful, historic sign was reported missing at 0830 this morning.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on July 6, 2023

Let the Fourth Festivities Begin in Question Mark!

Despite setbacks, our Fourth of July celebration will be at least spangled, if not starred.

Posted by The Office of Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on July 3, 2023

All-Ages Talent Show Marred by Morning Tragedy

Our Fourth-of-July festivities have started with both highs and lows.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on July 1, 2023

White dust is not deadly

Regarding the proliferation of fungal spores across Question Mark.

Posted by Dr. George Yakamoto, Senior Researcher, Experimental Crop Station on June 28, 2023

Mr. Freeze-E has two new job openings for the summer!

Come work at the original Mr. Freeze-E Ice Cream location! Now hiring!

Posted by Marlene Winters, Mr. Freeze-E assistant manager on June 23, 2023

Slides from my presentation "How to Make Yourself Invisible"

Please look at my slides. They are a document and a warning.

Posted by Tanner Pratt on June 21, 2023

Feline Remains Identified

An update for the Question Mark community.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on June 19, 2023

Missing cat found. But no head.

Post.

Posted by Officer Ron Dublowski on June 18, 2023

Come join our Circle of Concerned Families and Friends

Please join us in community and friendship this Saturday.

Posted by Lucas Winn, Circle of Concerned Families and Friends on June 15, 2023

Congratulations to Miss Mozart for representing this town with beauty and grace.

Finally, a pet to be proud of in Question Mark.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on June 7, 2023

ALERT Ice Cream Cone Statue is Missing

Be on alert for ten foot tall ice cream cone.

Posted by Gus Holt, Question Mark Chief of Police on June 3, 2023

Sinkhole Repairs Have Begun!

It's a new day for Willey Way!

Posted by Jeannie Falls, Department of Streets and Sanitation on June 1, 2023

80s Hard Rock Record Enthusiast Meet-up Cancelled Indefinitely, Also Stop With The Water Balloons

Do I hit OK to post?

Posted by Officer Ron Dublowski on May 27, 2023

Spend Friday Night at the Cinema... In Your Home!

It's special summer savings at Question Mark Video. Coupon enclosed!

Posted by William Higgland Jr, writer, director, cinematographer on May 26, 2023

Strange things are happening in this town but no one seems worried

Nobody showed up to my presentation, so I'm putting a copy here. Please share!

Posted by Violet Bookman on May 21, 2023

Please come to my presentation on all the things that have disappeared so far.

I'm pretty sure nobody's going to come, but this is worth a try.

Posted by Violet Bookman on May 17, 2023

The Mother’s Day Parade and Pageant was less-than-inspiring.

What a disgraceful showing from the ladies of Question Mark.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on May 15, 2023

Recovered a collar in the woods. Tag reads "Mr. Business."

I think I'm posting this right.

Posted by Officer Ron Dublowski on May 13, 2023

Two strange cats are hiding in my garden right now.

There are two cats in my garden at this very second.

Posted by Hilda Durn on May 11, 2023

I need your help!

My neighbor's cat, Mr. Business, is still missing. I made a flyer. Can you put it up around town?

Posted by Violet Bookman on May 7, 2023

Question Mark Elementary presents “Our Town” May 7

The children have been working very hard on this one and I think it is going to be special. Please come.

Posted by Holly Peterson, Third Grade Teacher on May 4, 2023

Why were YOU not at last night's concert?

I can not express my disappointment enough.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on May 4, 2023

Announcement

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Posted by anonymous on May 2, 2023

Slides From Our Experimental Crop Presentation

We are excited to share our research with you.

Posted by Dr. Rebecca Lipsik on May 1, 2023

I saw what appeared to be a lost cat

Was this the cat everyone's looking for?

Posted by Gladys Parker on April 28, 2023

Announcement

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Posted by anonymous on April 26, 2023

Mr. Business is missing

Has anyone seen the most amazing cat in the world?

Posted by Violet Bookman on April 21, 2023

Amateur Kite-Fighting Club Sign-Up

Who's ready for some aerial combat?

Posted by Jock Reynolds, retired person on April 11, 2023

Nanako Yakamoto Wins Major Award

See, it's possible to have culture in this town.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on April 5, 2023

Pets have gone missing.

Please check on your pets.

Posted by Officer Ron Dublowski on April 3, 2023

Has anyone else seen this?

I'm not sure what this is or how I got this picture.

Posted by Fred Williamson on March 20, 2023

Come to the Hard Rock Record Enthusiast Meet-Up

This Saturday, come and rock.

Posted by Officer Ron Dublowski on March 15, 2023

Scenes from our Third and Fourth Grade Play

Not everything went as planned, but it was still a wonderful night for our children.

Posted by Holly Peterson, Third Grade Teacher on March 10, 2023

Donation of Used or Sad Books.

Consider donating this month.

Posted by Greta Twombley, Town Librarian on March 2, 2023

I Am Not Apologizing, Exactly.

Regarding the incident at the Winter Carnival.

Posted by Mayor Elizabeth Zisk on January 29, 2023

Deer in House

There is a deer in the Anderson house on 5th street.

Posted by Timm Anderson on January 16, 2023

Coming Soon! Winter Carnival

Join us January 22nd for our annual winter carnival, weather permitting.

Posted by Question Mark Town Announcements on January 5, 2023