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April 24, 2014

BMV extends hours for voters

BMV extends hours for voters

The Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles will be open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 5 and 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 6 to ensure voters who do not have valid identification can vote.

The BMV will issue state ID cards, learner’s permits and driver’s licenses during these hours, but no driver’s tests. State-issued ID cards are free to any unlicensed Hoosier who can provide proper documentation.

Required are: one document proving identity, such as a birth certificate or passport; one document proving Social Security Number, such as a Social Security card, pay stub or W-2; one document proving lawful U.S. status, such as a birth certificate or passport; and two documents proving Indiana residency, such as a voter registration card, utility bill or bank statement.

A full list of acceptable documents can be found at mybmv.com.

Suspect seeks to drop lawyer

LAFAYETTE (AP) — A judge has turned down a request from the man charged with killing a fellow Purdue University student during a classroom attack that he be allowed to fire his defense attorney and represent himself in court.

Defense lawyer Robert Gevers wrote in a motion that 23-year-old Cody Cousins no longer wants his representation but didn’t give details.

The Journal & Courier reports Tippecanoe County Judge Thomas Busch on Tuesday denied Gevers’ motion to withdraw, ruling it didn’t meet the criteria for such action.

Cousins faces a murder charge for the January shooting and stabbing death of 21-year-old Andrew Boldt of West Bend, Wis., inside Purdue’s Electrical Engineering Building on the West Lafayette campus. Police and prosecutors haven’t indicated a possible motive for the attack.

Reservoir opponents rally support

ANDERSON (AP) — Opponents of a proposed reservoir along the White River hope to use this weekend’s Earth Day festivals to rally public opposition against the project.

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  • Genealogy meeting to focus on Bell Howard County Genealogical Society will present a program, “Bell Show & Tell,” by the Indiana Bell Association from 6 to 8 p.m. Aug. 4 at the Kokomo-Howard County Public Library, 220 N. Union St. The meeting will be in rooms A and B.For more informat

    July 24, 2014

  • Alzheimer's chapter plans meetings in Kokomo INDIANAPOLIS —The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter will host “Know the 10 Signs” from 10 to 11 a.m. Aug. 14, at Kokomo Library South Branch, 1755 E. Center Road.“Know the 10 Signs” is an introductory program that provides attendees wit

    July 24, 2014

  • Red Cross blood drives announced The American Red Cross has announced blood drives in the area for early August: . Noon to 6 p.m. Aug. 7 at Calvary Baptist Church, 1967 W. Boulevard.. 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 9 at Russiaville United Methodist Church, 180 N. Union St., Russiaville..

    July 24, 2014

  • Blue Notes to perform in Greentown GREENTOWN — Music at the Fountain summer concert series will open its 10th season with the Blue Notes of Kokomo at 7 p.m. July 24 north of the stoplight on Meridian Street. The Blue Notes, Jack and Rusty Welker, will sing, play brass and keyboard and

    July 23, 2014

  • Taylor Schools to hold registration July 30-31 Taylor School Corp. is holding registration for the 2014-15 school year from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. July 30 and 3 to 7 p.m. July 31.Registration for all grade levels will be held in the middle school gymnasium, and attendees should enter through the activi

    July 21, 2014

  • 2014 Howard County 4-H Fair results CornGrand Champion, David C. Grimme Reserve Grand Champion, Asa M. Sheffer Champions — Eliza F. Byrum, Courtney A. Elliott, David C. Grimme and Asa M. ShefferReserve Champions — Emma G. Byrum and Asa M. ShefferBlue/Honor — Eliza F. Byrum, Emma G. By

    July 20, 2014

  • Bookmobile, Adventure ExpressMonday12:30 to 1 p.m., Lincolnwood Apartments1:30 to 2:15 p.m., Fox Acres Apartments3:45 to 4:45 p.m., Sugar Mill FarmsTuesday1 to 1:45 p.m., Howard Haven2:45 to 3:30 p.m., Windwood and Jeff4 to 4:45 p.m., Spice RunWednesday9 to 9:30

    July 20, 2014

  • Births Community Howard Regional HealthOsborne, Tishelle, Windfall, a boy, Daniel Ray Braxton Osborne, 5 pounds, 3 ounces, at 3:24 p.m. June 28, 2014.Williams, Mark, and Church, Davonna, Kokomo, a boy, Ryder Gregory Williams, 9 pounds, 14 ounces, at 7:49 a.

    July 20, 2014

  • Marriages, July 20, 2014 The following couples of been issued marriage license by the Howard County Clerk’s office: Joseph H. Ellers III, Russiaville, and Patricia A. Morgan, Russiaville Lester Hochstedler, Kokomo, and Lisa Bontrager, Kokomo Micah Thomas Lacefield, West Memp

    July 20, 2014

  • Dissolutions, July 20, 2014 The following couples have filed for a dissolution in the Howard County Clerk's office: Debra L. Rosenbush and Douglas A. Rosenbush, July 8, 2014 Maria Biddle and Richard S. Biddle, July 8, 2014 Lisa D. Nelson and David T. Nelson, July 9, 2014 Monica

    July 20, 2014

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