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Sunday, September 24, 2017
  • Southside gets a facelift Major, minor fields get ripped up
    Last week, members of the Southside board came together for the largest project the field has seen in many years. 
  • Down on the farm
    Heritage Farm has extended an open invitation to the public to visit the family farm, learn about alpacas, and spend a day enjoying the outdoors.
  • From the Dark Pages
    “From the Dark Pages,” a live action murder mystery tour will be held on the hour in the mansion, while a masquerade ball will be held outside on the grounds. The tour will be hosted by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and his creation, Sherlock Holmes. The pair will usher guests through the Seiberling Mansion, hot on the trail of legendary murderer Jack the Ripper.
  • The car of the people
    Volkswagen lovers, rejoice. The 13th Annual Roger S. Wright-Oktoberfest Volkswagen Cruise-In is returning to Foster Park on Sept. 22-23.
  • Hiking the state parks
    The State of Indiana is host to 24 state park properties and eight reservoir properties, equating to roughly 700 miles of trails suitable for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.
  • Raising the new roof
    The roof of the Seiberling Mansion (1200 W. Sycamore St.) has been deteriorating over the last few decades. The Howard County Historical Society has patched it up as best as possible to keep irreversible damage from taking place at the Kokomo landmark. 
  • Starting the conversation
    According to the National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) through the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, some 11 to 20 percent of veterans who served in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom have PTSD in a given year. 
  • Walking to remember
    Currently, Alzheimer’s disease is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, more than five million Americans are living with the disease.
  • Vietnam Veterans Reunion kicks off Sept. 14-16
    For the last 35 years, the Howard County Vietnam Veterans Organization (HCVVO) has hosted the longest-running Vietnam veterans reunion known. memorial project ended with a hog roast, and the group continued to meet annually afterward.
  • Stories with Heroes
    Local heroes are coming together with the Kokomo Howard County Public Library to promote literacy and community trust. Through Sept. 13 and 14, KHCPL will host “Stories with Heroes,” a special storytime event for preschool-aged children. 
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