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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
  • Dinner with friends
    Since 1990, Coordinated Assistance Ministries, better known as CAM to the people of Kokomo, have been hosting a Thanksgiving dinner for their clients the week prior to Thanksgiving.
  • Soaring like an Eagle
    What do President Gerald Ford, astronaut Neil Armstrong, U.S. Senator Richard Lugar and Eastern High School junior Quinnton Miller have in common? All four earned the rank of Eagle Scout – the highest position in the Boy Scouts program.
  • Nearing fifty percent
    Fundraising is hard. Fundraising during the holiday season can be even harder. But the United Way of Howard County continues its 2015 campaign and is ahead of where they were one year ago.
  • Paying it forward and getting so much in return
    Jason Stroud was not exactly thrilled to be accompanying his wife Chastity on a recent grocery trip to Meijer. “The place was packed with people worried about the snow,” said Stroud. “My wife had convinced me to go and I was sort of grumbling about it all the way. 
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  • Community Garden celebrates 2015 harvest
    Plagued by the rains that dampened all agricultural efforts in Indiana this year, the leaders of Kokomo’s Community Garden began the season with anxiety but not despair. After persevering through weeks of standing water and continuing to replant and nurture, the volunteers brought in nearly 7,000 pounds of produce for the area’s hungry. 
  • Scott named AP-TIP IN English Teacher of the Year
    Before the start of each new school year, Kokomo High School English teacher Jenifer Scott spends time reassuring the 11th graders that Advanced Placement courses are nothing to be feared.
  • Christmas at the Seiberling
    There is a “TREEmendous Christmas” coming to the Seiberling Mansion, and the holiday celebration begins on November 28th. Our present day idea of beautifully decorated Christmas trees began in the Victorian era - and the Victorian elegance of the Seiberling Mansion is a perfect setting for a stunning collection of holiday trees, wreaths and garlands, and more. 
  • Historic Cougars season ends
    When members of the Indiana University Kokomo volleyball team look back at the 2015 season, they will fondly remember taking the program to historic new heights. They will recall the school record 34 wins and a 19-match win streak. 
  • Snider ends Kokomo’s dream
    In the 93 year history of Kokomo High School football, the Wildkats have played 78 different teams and have an all-time record of 510-355-29. Of those 78 teams, three have been a consistent thorn in the Wildkats side. Kokomo took care of one of those when they defeated Harrison 48-14 for its first win in six tries. 
  • Cougar runners shine at NAIA
    Indiana University Kokomo cross country runners Taryn Thor and Javier Vasquez competed in the 2015 NAIA Cross Country National Championships. Thor, a Northwestern High School graudate, broke IU Kokomo program records when she ran the women’s 5-kilometer race in a time of 19:16. She finished 132nd out of the 321 competing runners.  
  • Fatal Vehicle Crash	Investigation
    The preliminary crash investigation by Kokomo Police Department accident investigators revealed a gray 2006 Toyota Corrolla was northbound on Lafountain Street. It appeared that the Toyota Corrola veered into the southbound lanes of Lafountain Street, striking a red 2007 Toyota 4Runner that was southbound.  
    Thomas Estil Holman, 75, Sharpsville, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at Indiana University Hospital in Tipton. He was born March 13, 1940, in Milan, IN, to Thomas and Roberta (Sipple) Holman. He married his wife Evelyn Borchelt on May 31, 1969, in Batesville. 
  • Pet of the Week 11-26-15
    Meet sweet Thunder! This awesome cat is only 4 years old and came to the shelter as a stray. He is very friendly and loves cuddling. Thunder also appreciates a nice place to rest and enjoy a nice long nap. 





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