- Out & About These Cougar Crazies supported the Indiana University Kokomo men's basketball team Wednesday during its first true home game at Memorial Gym. A hot-shooting Purdue University Calumet squad spoiled the party, though, beating the Cougars 70-52. But tha
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I’ve always considered this column as my key to the Kokomo community. About 750 words that bring me closer to the people who live here, that challenge me to not just experience, but live, in a moment or series of moments each week. Sometimes it’s been a column where I get to relive some of my life’s best memories, sometimes it’s challenged me to face fears and literally laugh at them in the face (hello, to zip-lining at Tipton Pork Festival). But, at this column’s core: It’s been a source of growth I’ll treasure.
- For the love of a small-town story Three years ago I drove through Kokomo, knowing only two things about it. 1. The town was a lot like my hometown of Anderson, except it stayed afloat when the automotive industry drowned. 2. The Beach Boys maybe or maybe didn't sing about it. As my
- Editor's Picks: Oct. 25, 2013 Boo Bash It's a Boo Bash extravaganza Friday night in Fishers. The one-night event invites kids of all ages who love Halloween to enjoy live music, a costume contest and much more. People can stroll and enjoy the spooky fun at the Halloween Village,
A 'glass' act
Passion is a funny thing. Sometimes one searches for it, sometimes one searches for a place to express it and, sometimes, it’s simply stumbled upon.
The last of the options is the beginning of Glass Blower Jeff Simmons’ story of finding passion after he first stumbled upon Kokomo Opalescent Glass Factory at an early age.
- Editor's Picks: Apple-orchard edition StonyCreek Farm's Annual Pumpkin Harvest Festival StonyCreek Farm is a sprawling salute to all things fall and Halloween. The you-pick pumpkin patch is just the beginning for festivities at the acreage that's home to a bounce house, various vendors,
- The corn maze journey As the fall foliage thickened and the street signs switched names for county road numbers, I was clued in I was closer to my country destination: Guffey Acres. I pulled up to the gate, gently locked by a loose chain and texted Jessica Guffey, co-owne
- Editor's Picks: Oct. 11 Edition Ghost Walk 'Tis the season for ghoulish scares and the spookiness really gets started on the historic Noblesville square. The Nefarious Noblesville Ghost Walk takes travelers through downtown Noblesville's spookiest spots where the dead continue spi
- Editor's Picks for Sept. 27-29 James Dean Festival: This annual festival in Fairmount packs plenty of fun into one weekend dedicated to the star who lived fast and died young. The Fairmount Museum sponsors live music performed on the Main Street stage, free showings of the films
- The festivals of fall Fall is in the air. The sky's crispness is momentarily distracted by falling leaves colored in the season's best shades and the autumn breeze is coated with scents of kettle corn and caramel twirled around apples. The season of fall festivals is aliv
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