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Sunday, March 26, 2017
  • ‘Keep Kokomo Beautiful’ back in bloom
    Spring cleaning is on the horizon. The third annual “Keep Kokomo Beautiful” initiative is kicking off April 6, and organizers are seeking volunteers for seven slated beautification and cleanup projects around the community. 
  • Spahr spells it right
    There was no anomaly to crowning a champion of the North Central Indiana Regional Spelling Bee; but in the end, an anomaly won. Anastasia Spahr entered the event as the odds-on favorite to win, and after spelling “anomaly” correctly in the 22nd round, she earned her second trip to the national finals.
  • Remembering Deputy Carl Koontz
    On Monday, March 20, Howard County collectively remembered the events of one year ago. On that day in 2016, Howard County Sheriff’s Deputy Carl Koontz and Sgt. Jordan Buckley were serving a warrant at a home in Russiaville.
  • Bringing up Berkley
    In July of last year Missy Guyer, office manager at Midwest Eye Consultants in Kokomo, along with her daughter, Maddie, took on a task that would require them to meet requirements and responsibilities that would alter their lives for the following 12 months.
  • Judges announced for regional spelling bee
    The public is invited to the Kresge Auditorium at Indiana University Kokomo Tuesday, March 21, as 22 elementary and middle school students compete at the North Central Indiana Regional Spelling Bee sponsored by Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Region and Indiana University Kokomo.
    Pageants are in Kokomo High School junior Skyelar Winner’s blood. The teen took the title of Miss Cardinal on March 5, a title that will give her a shot at competing for the title of Miss America’s Outstanding Teen, the little sister to Miss America. But that wasn’t her first time on stage. 
  • StepUP for Girls offers professional development
    Kokomo Urban Outreach’s StepUP for Girls program is helping prepare young women to enter the field of business and address real-world obstacles.
  • Accidental overdose ruled cause of death for man in police custody
    Ingestion of amphetamines caused the death of a man in police custody earlier this month.
  • Sood a national finalist
    Kokomo High School is no stranger to having high-level students. Senior Aditi Sood is the latest to add her name to the honors list after recently earning finalist status in the 62nd Annual National Merit Scholarship Program.
  • County, city approve smoking ban
    After two public meetings, a couple of hours of testimony, numerous differing opinions, and two approving votes by two local government entities, Howard County and Kokomo’s comprehensive smoking ban was approved.
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