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Saturday, July 23, 2016
  • To Serve & Protect
    Deputy Keith Chesshir Jr. did not set out to be a good samaritan last Sunday night, he was just intent on doing his job. “It was dumb luck, really,” Deputy Chesshir said. “I had stopped in to get milk for my little boy at my wife’s request, and when I came out there was a note on my car.”
  • Build it and they will leave
    Across Indiana, up to 30,000 residents are homebound, not because of an illness, but because they are prisoners with no way to leave. Across America, the Americans with Disabilities Act dictated that public places give adequate access to wheelchairs.
  • Accessing Wildcat Creek
    For years, the Wildcat Guardians have patrolled the waterways of Howard County, clearing tons of trash from the Wildcat Creek. With a charter dating to November 1990, the group has been dedicated to improving the health and beauty of the Kokomo waterway.
  • Clear the Shelters of homeless pets
    Inside the walls of the Kokomo Humane Society are more than 100 pets ready to be adopted and taken home to the loving care of a new family. With so many pets at KHS – and at shelters across Central Indiana – the local shelter has teamed with Indianapolis NBC affiliate WTHR-13 to host a Clear the Shelters pet adoption drive on July 23.
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  • Kokomo Park Band’s Grand Finale set for Wednesday
    On Wednesday, July 27, at 8 PM the Kokomo Park Band will present its Grand Finale concert of the summer with an “Indiana Bicentennial Celebration.”  The event is free and will occur at the Highland Park stage.  
    The Kokomo-Howard County Public Library is planning its 2nd Annual Local Author Fair and is looking for local published writers and illustrators. The event is open to authors and illustrators originally from or currently living in Howard or one of the six surrounding counties: Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Grant, Miami, or Tipton.
  • Community Garden Harvest totals to date
    Kokomo’s community gardeners have been really busy at the Kokomo’s Community Garden.  The last 2 days they harvested over 1,292 pounds. 
  • Online reserved hunt applications now available
    Hunters can apply online for a reserved hunt by visiting  and clicking on the "Reserved Hunt Info" link. The online method is the only way to apply
  • Sixers headed to state
    For the fifth time this season, the Kokomo American Legion Post 6 baseball team celebrated at midfield after collecting a championship trophy. But this one mattered the most after the Sixers defeated Muncie Post 19 6-5 to claim the Cicero Regional championship and a berth in the Indiana State Finals.
  • Cougars recruit netters
    The Indiana University Kokomo Women’s Volleyball team is excited to announce the 2016 recruiting class. Coach Hayes is anxious to get this group on campus and get training camp started.
    Roger Dale Irvin, Sr., 67, Peru, passed away at 1:50 p.m. Monday, July 18, 2016, at Marion General Hospital, Marion. He was born in Kenvir, KY, on July 2, 1949, the son of Shelby and Louisa White Irvin.
  • 7/14/2016
    On a cooler than normal June evening, hundreds of people enjoyed Samaritan Caregivers 17th annual Duck Derby, raising over $18,000 for needy seniors living at home in Howard County.   A heartfelt thank-you to all our sponsors, friends and volunteers!


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