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Monday, June 17, 2019
  • #HoCoDayOfCaring

    Students, parents, teachers and staff from Central Middle International School volunteered last Saturday at United Way of Howard County’s Day of Caring. #HoCoDayOfCaring. Photo courtesy of Barb Hall

  • Smoking ban fails on second reading
    One of the most contentious local debates took another turn this week as amendments to the Kokomo Common Council’s smoke–free ordinance failed by a 5-4 margin.
  • Mcgonigal heads to hall
    Kokomo is called the City of Firsts for good reason – namely the invention of the motorized automobile by Elwood Haynes. In 2006, the Howard County Automotive Heritage Hall of Fame was founded to recognize and preserve the history and legacy of those who played significant roles in the development of the automobile.
  • Taking steps to find a cure for ALS
    If you have spent any time on social media in the past few weeks, you have no doubt come across a mention – or fifty – of the “Ice Bucket Challenge.”  
  • Kiwanis Kids Fest coming to Kokomo
    One complaint that is heard around Howard County is that there is nothing to do on weekends for children. The Kiwanis Club of Kokomo heard that complaint and decided to do something about it. 
  • Annual Taste of Kokomo returns to Foster Park
    The 18th annual Taste of Kokomo, voted Kokomo’s best event ten years in a row, will be held next Sat., Aug. 16, 2014, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. in Foster Park.  All proceeds will benefit the United Way of Howard County.  This year, the Greater Kokomo Chamber of Commerce joins in as a major partner.
  • Business spotlight: Marti Gras coming downtown
    Downtown Kokomo is in the middle of a renaissance. What was once a location few ventured to in the evening is now a hot spot for entertainment, dining and socializing. And coming this November, authentic New Orleans cuisine will be available on North Buckeye St. near the historic downtown train depot.
  • Youth serve local mission
    “Go home to your own people and tell them how much the Lord has done for you, and how he has had mercy on you,” Mark 5:19, New International Version Bible.
  • NIPSCO donates to Y’s campaign
    The Northern Indiana Public Service Company is continuing its legacy of charitable contributions in the community through a generous $50,000 donation to the Kokomo Family YMCA’s Beyond the Bricks campaign to build a new Y in downtown Kokomo. 
  • A magical evening
    For hundreds of years, stories of princesses have captured the imagination of little girls around the world.
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