Class of 2019
Around 1,040 degrees were awarded to 793 recipients as Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Service Area – which includes campuses and instructional sites in Kokomo, Logansport, and Peru – celebrated its 2019 commencement in the Kokomo Event & Conference Center on Friday.
TRI-CENTRAL CHOIRS TAKE HIGH HONORS: Twenty-four members of Tri-Central’s High School Choir Department traveled to Hollywood, California, to compete in a choral competition. The Varsity Mixed Choir received a gold rating in the 1A classification, and the Chamber Ensemble received a Silver in…
STUDENTS WIN ESSAY CONTEST: The Howard County Right to Life honored its 2019 essay winners on April 22 at the Living Alternatives Pregnancy Resource Center. From left are St. Joan of Arc seventh-grader Allie Cother, second place; St. Joan of Arc eighth-grader Ava Cothern, third place; homesc…
It’s been a busy spring with bodies bustling about Ivy Tech’s Kokomo campus, but it’s not just the students creating a buzz of heavy traffic around the area.
Early on in the first season of his Netflix series “The Kindness Diaries,” Leon Logothetis treks across the United States, stumbling across a homeless man early in the first episode who is holding a sign that reads “Kindness is the best medicine.”
After a runner-up finish in each of its first two seasons of competition, Lewis Cass captured the top spot in the Indiana Percussion Association Indoor Winter Winds State Finals at Decatur High School late last month.
The Grim Reaper stood still as first responders worked diligently to remove the body of Western High School junior Claire Moore from the hood of her Ford Focus.
Applications are being accepted from seniors at 12 area high schools for a new scholarship aimed at rewarding graduates who are earning the Indiana Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate (GWEC) along with their diploma.
Students in Kokomo High School’s growing Performing Arts programs wrapped up a busy, and successful, winter competition season with the annual Winter Performing Arts Showcase at Memorial Gym on Thursday night.
Western Middle School threw a charged-up party to celebrate its fourth annual Read Across America convocation in the school’s auditorium on Friday, with everything from the morning’s opening light show to its monster dance contest carrying the current of its surging theme.
Mark Twain had his day in court, in Howard County Superior Court I no less, as a group of Northwestern juniors put Samuel Langhorne Clemens on the stand to defend one of his best known novels, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.”
The Kokomo Area Career Center was named last week to the 2019 Elite 50, an annual selection of the top 50 secondary school hospitality programs in the nation, according to a press release from the National Center for Hospitality Studies at Sullivan University in Louisville, which oversees th…
Students and staff at Tipton Middle School walked into the newest wave of school security last Tuesday, the high pitch of handheld metal detectors echoing through the hall as they passed through the entryway.
In order to shed greater light on one of the major issues facing teens today, as well as one of the leading causes of death in the United States, Taylor Community School Corp. will host a community night on Tuesday to discuss suicide prevention and awareness.
A student has been disciplined at Taylor Elementary School after a parent alerted the school’s administration to a potential threat on Thursday.
This Week's Circulars
- Kokomo man arrested on 10 counts of child molestation
- Willie the Whale, once discarded, surfaces in Kokomo
- Former KSC employee arrested for child molestation
- Police say Markland Mall shooting a suicide
- Dressbarn, Richards Restaurant closing
- Updated: Search continues for 4-year-old boy; name, photo released
- New Domino’s on West Sycamore to replace old location in August
- Schleppy’s Loins food truck starts second year in Peru
- New developer, increased costs expected for hotel, conference center project
- Potential business park envisioned near FCA plants