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  • Cow judging North Miami FFA team competes in international show DENVER — What’s the difference between an American cow and an English cow?No, it’s not the setup to a bad joke.It’s actually a pretty serious question for the six teens who make up the FFA dairy judging team at North Miami High School near Denver, In

    July 21, 2014 3 Photos

  • Commission paves way for Functional Devices expansion TIPTON — Despite strong public opposition, the Tipton County Plan Commission Thursday night approved a pair of plat vacations and gave favorable recommendations to county commissioners for a pair of rezoning requests in an area along U.S. 31 as the b

    July 21, 2014

  • NWS - KT072114 - wood carving CP PIC 1 - MS Carving out a niche CONVERSE — From caricatures to chip carving, people from across the Midwest flocked to Converse for a weekend of woodcarving in what has become an annual local tradition. The 26th annual Eastern Woodland Carving Show featured 120 entries, with woodca

    July 20, 2014 6 Photos

  • Ivy Tech's Kokomo Campus sets open house for Tuesday Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo Campus will open its doors July 22 to give prospective students and interested area residents a chance to see the many opportunities it offers for personal and career advancement. The “Go Ivy Day” event is set for

    July 20, 2014

  • Prosecutors: Expungement law has good, bad sides BLOOMINGTON (AP) — An Indiana law allowing some criminals to have their records expunged is drawing mixed reviews from judges and attorneys, who say parts of the law don't make sense. The goal of the measure that took effect last year is to improve

    July 20, 2014

  • Inmate work Community impact from sentencing reform in question Sentencing reform aims to reduce Indiana’s prison population, but the law may have the opposite effect on county jails.The reforms passed this year mean to divert low-level offenders away from state prisons and into county jails or community-based pr

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • County work release program still elusive With changes to Indiana’s criminal code taking effect at the beginning of July, it would seem the timing of Howard County’s pursuit of a work release program is ideal.The county’s Adult Community Corrections department has gone back to the drawing bo

    July 20, 2014

  • Circus parade 01 A parade to end all parades PERU — Hundreds maybe even thousands lined the sidewalks and streets of Peru as one of the country’s last Circus Parades began winding through the streets of Peru.“This is one of the only circus parades left in the country,” Bruce Embrey, president o

    July 20, 2014 6 Photos

  • first canned tomato juice Canned tomato juice not just a Kokomo first Despite the claims that the first canned tomato juice was developed in 1928 by Walter Kemp of the Kemp Brothers Canning Co. in Kokomo, several other canned goods companies boast of making the beverage prior to Kemp.At the time, Kemp was working to de

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Early Head Start 02 [Duplicate] the week in review MONDAYCircus takes center ringPERU — Even after 13 years with the Peru Amateur Circus, Connor Quin said the feeling of performing in front of hundreds every night never gets old.Quin, who has performed every act imaginable during his time with the ci

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

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