It is also a common place to see people of all ages and walks of life fishing for the many species of game fish which call the stream home.
“The path has opened up access to the creek for me,” Robert Russell said as he unhooked a good-sized largemouth bass he had just caught. Behind him a jogger trotted past, his shirt damp with sweat while farther back a young lady pushed her young child in a stroller, as she casually sipped her morning coffee. It was easy to see the term “multi-use” in all its full glory.
Over the past several years Kokomo also saw the creation of the Industrial Heritage Trail. This dedicated walk path currently stretches from Markland Avenue to Lincoln Road, taking in many of our city’s historic industrial sites. Aggressive endeavors by the city administration will soon stretch this path from the downtown area to Kokomo’s southern most reaches.
Although a truly wilderness setting may offer unmatched and special nourishment, there is plenty of sustenance to be found roaming our own unique landscape. An urban hike gives us the chance to explore the area we live in, time to contemplate how we live our lives and time to physically and emotionally interact with that special place we call home.
Sporting Clays event
The Ronald McDonald House of Indiana will host a sporting clays shooting event at the Howard County Izaak Walton League. The event will take place Sept. 8, beginning at 8:30 a.m.
In addition to enjoying one of shotgunnings most exciting shooting sports, participants will also have the opportunity to take in a silent auction offering guns and many types of outdoor equipment. A continental breakfast will be served and later, a barbecue lunch, provided by Kincaid Meat Market, City Barbecue and Olive Branch Church.