Kokomo Tribune; Kokomo, Indiana

Area Briefs

October 21, 2013

Leaf pickup to begin in city

The city of Kokomo will begin its annual fall leaf pickup today. Leaf collection will begin on the south side of Kokomo and continue north each day, making continuous passes until all leaves are gathered or until weather no longer permits leaf pickup. City work crews plan to make collections from each resident about four times during the leaf pick-up season.

When the crews are gathering leaves with a leaf vacuum truck, tree limb pickup will be temporarily suspended. Tree limbs will be collected at a later time.

To make the collection more efficient the Department of Public Maintenance and Refuse is providing the following recommendations:

• Rake leaves to the curb but not in the street (leaves in the street can obstruct street inlets and cause street flooding.) Do not place leaf piles on sidewalks, gutters, ditches or around fire hydrants.

• Do not mix limbs or garden waste with loose leaves. The leaf vacuum cannot pick up limbs or garden waste.

• Place only loose leaves at the curbside (no bagged leaves).

• Residents may deliver bagged leaves and tree limbs to the Yard Waste Collection Center at 1130 S. Dixon Road. However, all bags must be emptied at the collection center.

• The Yard Waste Collection Center hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, and closed on Sundays.

For more information, contact the Department of Public Maintenance and Refuse at 765-453-4030.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Area Briefs
  • 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

  • 2014 Howard County 4-H Fair results AerospaceGrand Champion, Briley N. FillenwarthReserve Grand Champion, Carley D. BergChampions — Carley D. Berg, Briley N. Fillenwarth and Sophia K. RozziReserve Champions — Dylan G. Collins, Dalen K. Fillenwarth and Hope A. SchroederBlue/Honor — Carl

    July 19, 2014

  • Church news [Editor’s note: Area faith-based institutions should send their event submissions at least two weeks before the event to Kokomo Tribune Religion Calendar, 300 N. Union St., P.O. Box 9014, Kokomo, IN 46901, or email ktnews@kokomotribune.com. Be sure t

    July 19, 2014

  • Kokomo Schools to hold registration July 22-24, July 30 The 2014-15 enrollment sessions for Kokomo School Corp. K-8 students are scheduled for July 22 to 24.Interested parents and guardians of prospective students are invited to tour the schools during these enrollment days. Kokomo Schools enrollment sess

    July 18, 2014

  • St. Joseph lists support groups for August St. Joseph Hospital has announced events, classes and support group information for August.• Prenatal Series for Expecting Parents: Class 1: preparation for labor, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 4; Class 2: labor, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Aug. 11; Class 3: hospital manag

    July 17, 2014

Latest news
Featured Ads
Only on our website
AP Video
Raw: Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza Veteran Creates Job During High Unemployment Raw: Cargo Craft Undocks From Space Station Widow: Jury Sent Big Tobacco a $23B Message New Orleans Plans to Recycle Cigarette Butts UN Security Council Calls for MH 17 Crash Probe Obama Bestows Medal of Honor on NH Veteran Texas Sending National Guard Troops to Border Hopkins to Pay $190M After Pelvic Exams Taped Foxx Cites Washington 'Circus Mirror' NASA Ceremony Honors Moon Walker Neil Armstrong Obama Voices Concern About Casualties in Mideast Diplomacy Intensifies Amid Mounting Gaza Toll AP Exclusive: American Beaten in Israel Speaks Obama Protects Gay, Transgender Workers Raw: Gaza Rescuers Search Rubble for Survivors Raw: International Team Inspects MH17 Bodies Raw: 25 Family Members Killed in Gaza Airstrike US Teen Beaten in Mideast Talks About Ordeal 'Weird Al' Is Wowed by Album's Success
Parade
Magazine

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Obituaries
Poll
Kelly Lafferty's video on Tom Miller