BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — A settlement has been reached after the parents of a disabled girl filed a discrimination complaint against a Bloomington Montessori school with the U.S. Department of Justice.

CARMEL, Ind. — The Indianapolis suburb of Carmel is spending $64,000 to put its name on a U.S. 31 sign that's inside its city limits but welcomes drivers to the neighboring city of Westfield.

The following couples have been issued marriage licenses by the Howard County Clerk’s office:

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. The deadline is noon on Wednesday. Be sure to includ…

SHARPSVILLE — Sharpsville fire Department will have a fish fry and pork chop dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 25 at the fire barn. The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 9. Children younger than 5 will be served a free hot dog and chips.

With many regular donors delaying giving to take final summer vacations and prepare for school to start, the American Red Cross continues to have an emergency need for blood and platelet donations to help end a summer blood shortage.

Those interested in learning more about treatment options for hip and knee pain are invited to attend Community Howard’s free hip and knee pain dinner Sept. 12.

There will be no Bookmobile stops for the week Aug. 11 through Aug. 17. The schedule will resume Aug. 19.

The following couples have been issued marriage licenses by the Howard County Clerk’s office:

RUSSIAVILLE — Tom Zobrist, father of Chicago Cubs player Ben Zobrist, will speak Aug. 25 at Russiaville Friends Church, 270 E. Main St. Seating is limited to the first 200 people.

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. The deadline is noon on Wednesday. Be sure to includ…

United Way serving Howard and Tipton Counties’ board of directors has announced a $36,000 grant to fund scouting for the Boy Scouts of America, Sagamore Council.

TIPTON — The Tipton Community Band will present a free concert of eclectic music from many eras at 7 p.m. Aug. 13 at the Tipton Park Gazebo. The band, under the direction of Rod “Top” Fletcher, will play music from many eras — from John Philip Sousa to John Williams to a special composition …

Small Biz Jump-Start is a free, one-hour seminar that will be offered Aug. 13 to answer questions about starting or buying a small business in Indiana.

United Methodist Church Missions Commission will host an old-fashioned ice cream social from 4 to 6 p.m. Aug. 11 in the Fellowship Hall, 5741 W. 100 North (Indiana 22). Shiloh’s own gospel quartet, Touch of Sunday, will provide the music.

Madeline Hoffman is sharing her oil, watercolor and pen and ink art pieces with the community during the “Past Meets Present” exhibit throughout August at the Kokomo Art Center, 525 W. Ricketts St. Her floral and landscape paintings are featured.

Kokomo-Howard County Public Library’s visiting artist for August is Ramona “Mona” Daniels, a local artist and the gallery coordinator for Artworks Gallery, Kokomo.

Julia Vaughn, policy director of Common Cause Indiana, will be the guest speaker for a meeting of the League of Women Voters of Howard County Area at 6 p.m. Aug. 15 at Foxes Trail, 305 S. Main St. She will update efforts being made to assure fair and impartial redistricting.

MEXICO — The Mexico Lions Club will serve a pancake, sausage and egg breakfast from 7 to 10 a.m. Aug. 10 at the 30th annual Denver Lions Festival in the Denver Community Building.

United Way serving Howard and Tipton Counties’ board of directors has announced a $67,500 grant to help fund Early Childhood Services, a program through Bona Vista Programs. Donations given through the annual fundraising campaign, both individually and through workplace campaigns, make this …

The following couples have been issued marriage licenses by the Howard County Clerk’s office:

Ashley McKenzie, sentenced in Howard County Superior Court 1 of theft, to 365 days, with 44 days executed and the balance on supervised probation, with 22 actual days and 44 days of jail time credit served. The defendant was also ordered to pay for and complete a drug and alcohol program, at…

FORT WAYNE — To help address the current emergency blood shortage, all who come to give blood or platelets with the American Red Cross through Aug. 29 will receive a $5 Amazon.com Gift Card via email. The Red Cross has less than a three-day supply of most blood types available and less than …

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. The deadline is noon on Wednesday. Be sure to includ…

Starting 8 a.m. Thursday, Boulevard Street will be closed by city crews for curb installation between Bell and Lafountain streets.

The public is invited to the Garden Wall Garden Club meeting at 6 p.m. Aug. 1 in the home garden of Phyllis and Bob Cupp, 3121 Lamplighter Lane. Horticulturist Roby Bales will be the speaker.

Highland Park will be transported beyond the border at 8 p.m. today during Kokomo Park Band's final performance of the season.

Officers with the Kokomo Police Department are asking for the public's help in identifying two men whom they believe were involved in a Sunday evening shooting incident that left another man injured. 

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