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Saturday, August 01, 2015
  • United Way set to play ball
    Play ball! That traditional baseball phrase has added meaning this year as the United Way of Howard County will host its annual Campaign Kickoff at Kokomo Municipal Stadium during a Kokomo Jackrabbits game. Communications Director Beth Rattray hopes fans will join them as the United Way “hits it out of the park” for its kickoff night. 
  • ‘Name your price’ cat adoptions
    While the stray cat situation in Howard County is getting better, officials at the Kokomo Humane Society know that more can be done. With that in mind, the organization secured a grant that will allow potential cat adopters to set their own fee to take home a feline.
  • Jail commander commended
    For years, Harold Vincent has been a leader in the world of jail enforcement. And after helping to launch a training program for corrections officers around the state, his hard work has been recognized by the Indiana Sheriff’s Association.
  • Run for shelter in 10th year
    Each year, runners in Howard County gather at Oakbrook Valley to help battle homelessness. This year, the Coordinated Assistance Ministry will celebrate a milestone as they team with Oakbrook Church for the 10th Annual Run for Shelter, a 5K run/walk through one of Indiana’s premier running courses.
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  • IBF Youth finishers advance to State
    The final Indiana Bass Federation Youth Tournament is in the books and some lucky kids finished the season good enough to qualify for one more tournament; the state championship which will be held in September on a date and lake to be announced later.
  • Sounding the Thunder
    In high school, Brent Bachman was a two-way lineman for the Eastern Comets. But that will soon change as the 6-2, 224-pound Greentown product will concentrate on the defensive line as he embarks on a college career at Trine University in Angola.
  • Kokomo finishes fifth
    One year ago, the Kokomo Post 6 baseball team returned to the Indiana American Legion State Finals for the first time since 2001 – ending a 13-year absence from the state scene.  
  • Inventrek Technology Park to Open Kokomo’s First Co-worker Space
    The Greater Kokomo Economic Development Alliance has announced that Howard County’s first “co-worker space”, a low-cost, non-dedicated professional space ideal for entrepreneurs and start-up and high-growth enterprises, will open in September 2015 on the first floor of Inventrek Technology Park at 700 E. Firmin Street in Kokomo. Local architectural firm Dimensions, Inc. has been commissioned to design and transform the 3000-square foot space, made possible in partnership with a $25,000 Innovate Indiana grant from Indiana University.
    Dixie LeAnn Bennett passed into the arms of our Heavenly Father at 2:48 a.m. on her 57th birthday, at home, after an extended illness. Born to the late Robert Eugene and Nineth Belle (Sagarsee) Merida in Tipton on July 27, 1958. On Aug. 23, 1980, she married her husband of nearly 35 years, Anthony Bennett, who survives. 
  • Pet of the Week 7-30-15
    Meet sweet Chloe! This adorable Miniature Pincher mix is 4 years old and ready to go to the comfort of her new home! Chloe is already fixed, vaccinated and microchipped. She loves to go for long walks and enjoys the outdoor activities.  
  • 7/30/2015
    It’s time to figure recycling out for Kokomo. I don’t care about the politics. All I care about is being able to recycle and continue to teach my children the importance of caring for our environment. The city/county has had years to figure this out.





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