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Monday, November 30, 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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  • Bicentennial Nature Trust
    As Indiana nears its 200th birthday, citizens statewide are embracing environmental stewardship by supporting the Bicentennial Nature Trust. This program joins public and private funds to purchase properties to be maintained as parks and natural areas.  
  • Santa Comes ‘Home for the Holidays’ in Downtown Kokomo
    Santa Claus is coming to downtown Kokomo! First Friday Kokomo presents downtown’s largest holiday event, ‘Home for the Holidays’, on Friday, December 4, 2015 from 5:30 to 9:00 pm. The evening will feature a variety of activities throughout the Downtown District that are appropriate for all ages.  
  • A Beef & Boards Christmas brimming with holiday fun
    Carols and Christmas trees, snowfall and Santa Claus – these telltale signs of the holiday season are all included in the glittering gala known as A Beef & Boards Christmas. Now on stage through Dec. 23, this annual Hoosier tradition is the perfect outing for the entire family. 
  • Snowmobile season begins Dec. 1
    The four state snowmobile trails are awaiting snow and ready for the 2015-2016 snowmobile season, which begins Dec. 1. The trails will be open, when there is adequate snow, through March 30. Snowmobilers are only permitted on trails when they are posted as “open.”  
  • Eagle Watch at Salamonie, Feb. 13 and 14
    This Valentine’s Day take your sweetheart on a trip that won’t be forgotten — to the largest documented winter eagle roost in Indiana. Eagle watches will be offered Feb. 13 and 14 through DNR’s Upper Wabash Interpretive Services.  
  • 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. 
  • Non-Emergency Service Call Number for Kokomo Police
    Effective December 1, 2015, all city residents requesting the Kokomo Police Department to respond to non-emergency service calls is asked to contact 765-457-1105, for the Howard County Sheriff’s Department Communication Center. If you have a life threatening emergency, please contact 911. 
    Lawrence Eugene Hunt, 67, Kokomo, passed away at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2015 at Golden Living Center-Sycamore Village. Born December 27, 1947 in Kokomo, he is the son of the late John F. Hunt and Wilma M. (Fye) Hunt. 
  • 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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