GOSHEN — Knee-deep water in Alan Hamlet’s basement in South Bend last year was a sign that some would attribute to climate change.
Carrie Hendrix-Rhodes has large scars on her chest from the double mastectomy she underwent in April. But the scars don’t bother her. Not at all. In fact, she likes them.
An evening of celebration and inspiration was hosted by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People as the organization put on its annual Freedom Fund Banquet Friday.
When Delia Owens took her place on stage at Havens Auditorium, she told a story about how she came face-to-face with a bull elephant named Cheers while living in Africa.
PERU – Police say a 48-year-old Peru man stole Halloween decorations from two of his neighbors, including mannequins and witches’ hats, and hid them in his house.
Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight, in what could be his final public speech, provided a crowd of elected officials and local business leaders Thursday with an update on the city, its operations and topics that have become prominent during this fall’s election season.
With signs waving and horns honking from passing cars, Kokomo teachers and their supporters gathered Thursday as contract negotiations waged on for the second day.
A 55-year-old Elkhart man convicted of robbing gas stations all across Indiana, including one in Peru during a month-long crime spree in 2017, has been sentenced to 47 years in prison.
The hotel and conference center project planned for downtown Kokomo has again received a new developer, public officials announced Thursday.
DENVER — The year was 1894. President Grover Cleveland was in the White House, author Rudyard Kipling released his best-seller “The Jungle Book,” and a young Brenson Doud planted the first apple trees on his family’s land just outside of Denver in northern Miami County.
PERU – Bona Vista Programs in Miami County has sold its long-time location in Peru and moved its programs into the Peru Ivy Tech Community College building as part of a partnership that will allow for more programs and services.
State Rep. Ed DeLaney, D-Indianapolis, has proposed a plan to improve teacher pay that sets the minimum teacher salary at $40,000 per year for public school teachers and freezes — rather than lowers — corporate tax rates to help pay for it. He and state Rep. Tonya Pfaff, D-Terre Haute, conducted a news conference Tuesday at Indiana State University; both are members of the House education committee.
INDIANAPOLIS — A Democratic state senator formally entered the Indiana governor’s race Tuesday with the state’s Republican schools chief by his side.
Ken Gulla didn’t want a pile of presents or a big party for his 87th birthday last month. All he wanted was a chance to do one of his favorite things in the world.
STOCKHOLM — A Canadian American cosmologist and two Swiss scientists won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics on Tuesday for exploring the evolution of the universe and discovering a new kind of planet, with implications for that nagging question: Does life exist only on Earth?
The number of reported shots fired has more than tripled from May 1-Sept. 30 on the northeast side of Kokomo, compared to the same time period in 2018.
TIPTON – Deputies say a 33-year-old Ligonier man was found with a stolen Windfall police badge and meth after residents reported an unwanted guest at their home.
Legend has it that if you look at satellite photos of the Sheridan County Airport in Sheridan, Wyoming, you can still see the outline of the “Big Oily Beast.”
INDIANAPOLIS — The brother of U.S. Sen. Mike Braun says a health problem is causing him to suspend his campaign for the central Indiana congressional seat being given up by Republican Rep. Susan Brooks.
INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana runs on the power of manufacturing and, with thousands of jobs in that field unfilled, many are left wondering if the remaining companies now scrambling will move, taking their business, and Indiana’s economy, with them.
Residents of Miami County can double their donations to the transformation project underway at Ivy Tech Community College’s Kokomo campus, thanks to a $10,000 gift from the Miami County Community Foundation.
Most of the 130,000 people who attend Comic-Con International are there to cosplay a favorite character, attend presentations by favorite actors, artists, and authors, and to discuss storylines with fellow fans.
The iconic Southside Marathon on Washington Street is expected to be torn down and replaced with a gas station and convenience store combo, the site’s owners have announced.
Thursday night’s most laid-back political forum inside Havens Auditorium involved the two candidates seeking the Kokomo Common Council’s Third District seat: Democrat Cathy Cox-Stover and Republican Ray Collins.
Clashing at times Thursday were incumbent Democrat Bob Cameron and Republican Lynn Rudolph, two candidates who have made public safety staffing and violent crime prominent parts of their campaigns.
General Motors machine operator David Etherington stood with a handful of co-workers on Friday at the Goyer Road entrance to the Kokomo Components Holding plant.
Taking the Haven Auditorum stage Thursday were the six candidates – three Republicans and three Democrats – seeking the Kokomo Common Council’s three at-large seats.
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A breakfast benefiting Daryl Hall will be served from 7:30 to 10 a.m. Oct. 19 at Anoka United Methodist Church, 4890 E. 300 South, Logansport. A freewill offering will be accepted.
A fish fry is planned for 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Green Acres Golf Course Clubhouse, 1300 Green Acres Drive. Tickets for the meal are $10 for adults, $5 for children 11 and younger.
This Week's Circulars
- Missing Peru man found dead
- Ind. 26 closed over U.S. 31 for next 30 days
- UAW letter to GM indicates that strike won't end quickly
- Police seeking suspect in shooting
- Shots fired incident leads to arrest warrant
- Bona Vista sells long-time Peru facility to Kokomo-based church
- Deputies: Man found with stolen Windfall police badge
- Reports of shots fired triples on northeast side
- Man convicted of robbing Peru gas station sentenced to 47 years
- 'They're my battle scars': Fighting breast cancer tests toughness of 35-year-old Navy veteran