- Best bets for Sept. 27-29 RIDE A motorcycle and car ride to benefit the family of Donte Brown, who was injured in a moped crash Sept. 12, will be Saturday. Participants should meet at Centerstage Bar and Grill, 1833 S. Plate St. Registration, which is $10 per vehicle, is at 5
- Experience the getaways Sometimes, one just needs a getaway. My fiancé and I regularly crave what we refer to as "getting back to the 'salt-of-the-Earth'" type of experiences. The places where simplicity has lived for generations, far removed from anything that is trendy or
Not winning at Whoppers
Kaitlynd Lear can make a Whopper in 14 seconds. The 19-year-old Northwestern High School grad can sling tomatoes, onions, lettuce, mayo, ketchup and a hamburger patty in between two sesame seeds buns - which are bigger than her petite hands - at the
A story of zip lining (and sweating)
“This right here is what we call: A leap of faith,” John Galloway told me as we stood 33 feet in the air overlooking Tipton County Pork Festival on the new zip line attraction. And, let me tell you, those 33 feet felt far taller; especially if you asked my stomach or the 6 million butterflies just partyin’ it up in my gut.
- Kokomo Speedway celebrates its season Kokomo Speedway will close its season with a new track champion Sunday night. However, for race fans across the country and right here in Kokomo the dirt track's three-night show highlighted the hometown flair that Kokomo Speedway brought to the nati
Every little firefight
"What's your secret?" I asked. "As long as you're always for better or for worse, you'll be just fine," he said with an empathetically happy smile as his eyes peered into mine, lingering for a moment. "But, I have a feeling you two already know that
Feeling hot, hot, hot
Taste of Kokomo brings back a little nostalgia for me. Last year was my first time attending the fork-and-knife affair featuring Kokomo’s favorite eats and drinks as the newly hired Lifestyle Editor for Kokomo Tribune. I browsed through the event with my notepad for story ideas that would embrace Kokomo’s culture of community. One year later, I’ve practiced with the City of Fists Roller Derby, I’ve been a DJ for a day, I’ve witnessed kids accomplish goals that some adults may never set and I’ve been a part of people’s moments to tell a story that, hopefully, inspires people to think of possibilities. I’ve also tried to tell stories from personal experience, not shying away from experiencing it myself in order to bring more clarity and real-life meaning to my notepad scribbling.
Live the story: Music in the mind of Gary Rhum
At 3:30 p.m. on a Tuesday I received a message from my boyfriend, “Hey, I have a crazy thought.” John Mayer was performing in Cincinnati that night and the show wasn’t sold out – sidenote: Don’t judge if you haven’t listened to him since “Your Body Is A Wonderland.” We finished our work days and were in Cincinnati in time to miss the opening act, but in time for the songs that often whistled in the background of many of our moments. The spontaneity of our decision spurred a second in time that reminded us: Your life is alive; experience it. But, at the roots of it, music inspired the impromptu road trip.
- Taste of Kokomo brings back memories Taste of Kokomo brings back a little nostalgia for me. Last year was my first time attending the fork-and-knife affair featuring Kokomo's favorite eats and drinks as the newly-hired Lifestyle Editor for Kokomo Tribune. I browsed through the event wit
Indiana State Fair: 'The Year of the Ice Cream'
Today marks the start of Indiana State Fair, which celebrates its 161st season with the theme: “The Year of the Popcorn.”
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