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Monday, February 08, 2016
  • The value of play
    Susan Moody wants people to embrace the value of play. Particularly the parents of children with emotional, developmental, or communication delays and disorders.
  • 2-1-1 hosting open house
    The motto says it all: “One call. One search. One visit. Tons of information.” The United Way of Howard County’s 2-1-1 information and referral service has become a lifeline for community members in need. And while it is serving its purpose, it shows that more can be done.
  • More than just a place to call home
    Most people do not consider going home at the end of the day a luxury. For them, it is as common as breathing. But there are many among us, in our local community, in our country, and in our world who struggle to find and afford a place to live.
  • Rockabilly coming to Kokomo
    They want to put the fun in fundraiser. That is a goal the Family Service Association of Howard County has with its inaugural Rockabilly and Romance, scheduled for 6 p.m. on Feb. 12 at Rozzi’s Continental Ballroom.
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  • Karolee Gregerson receives CFSP designation
    Karolee Ann Gregerson, CFSP, Funeral Director at Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home and Cemetery in Kokomo, IN, has recently qualified the designation of Certified Funeral Service Practitioner (CFSP), by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice.
  • Historic plaques installed at King monument
    Workers installed the eight historic plaques at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Monument on Tuesday, February 2. The plaques were placed on the wall that will surround the future King statue that is due to arrive April 4. 
  • 2-1-1 Day Open House
    Thurs., Feb. 11 at 2 p.m. is United Way’s 2-1-1 Day Open House. This year, United Way, located at 210 W. Walnut St. in Kokomo, is better connected than ever. Join them as they launch their new website, introduce two-way texting and share information about great community resources.
  • Kats finish second in sectional
    For the third consecutive year, the Oak Hill Golden Eagles captured its own IHSAA wrestling sectional, and for the third straight year they did it in convincing fashion as the squad outpaced runners-up Kokomo 222-194.5. Western finished fourth with 151.5 points. 
  • Mantis soccer host families needed
    When the Kokomo Jackrabbits arrived in the City of Firsts last summer, one of the biggest obstacles was housing the players. Host families were needed to provide a place to stay for the college players during the 60-game summer schedule. Thanks to Crystal Sanburn, host family coordinator for the Rabbits and operations manager for Municipal Stadium, the program was a success and all players were cared for.
  • Conference tourney round-up
    Over the course of the last two weeks, the North Central, Hoosier and Hoosier Heartland Conference’s conducted season-ending tournaments. Here is a recap of events that have taken place for the winter sports season concerning Howard County squads.
  • INDOT’s Yellow Salt Trucks Deployed Ahead of Falling Temps
    The Indiana Department of Transportation has 315 yellow salt trucks deployed as of this morning to patrol interstates, U.S. highways and state routes ahead of falling pavement temperatures and winter precipitation. A series of storms may drop up to 3 inches of snow across Indiana this week with additional lake-effect snow possible in the South Bend area.
    Zoe Ann Barr, 86, Tipton, died at 5:27 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. She was born Oct. 28, 1929 in Tipton to Irvin "Buck" & Ethel (Tudor) Myers. On Nov. 7, 1948 she married Gerald Barr at the Hopewell Methodist Church. Gerald preceded her in death June 20, 2013.
  • 2/4/2016
    The Kokomo Pregnancy Resource Center would like to thank Judson Road Christian Church for their recent fundraising event! Their annual chili supper raised over $1500.00 and collected many needed baby items! 





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