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City to install ice skating rink at Kokomo Municipal Stadium
The skating rink will be known as The Frozen Sandlot, and will operate from Dec. 5, 2018 to Jan. 13, 2019.
Kokomo adding ice skating for holidays
KOKOMO, Ind. - The city of Kokomo is adding an ice skating rink to Kokomo Municipal stadium in time for the holidays. The Ice skating rink will be known as The Frozen Sandlot, which will operate from Dec. 5-Jan. 13, 2019. According to city officials, the 60- by 90-foot rink will feature real ice,
Caught on Camera: Bus driver fails to use stop arm, lights when picking up students
Parents in Kokomo are raising concerns over a bus driver they say never uses the "stop" arm or lights when picking up kids. Copyright 2018 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. KOKOMO, Ind. -- Parents in Kokomo are raisin
Student disciplined after making threat at Central Middle School
“Again, all threats, including copy-cat threats and those meant as a joke, are taken very seriously,” the statement said. “All students involved in such actions will be disciplined by the school officials, and will be subject to legal action by law enforcement officials if a crime is committed.
Eliminating the food desert: Farmers' Market opens Winter General Store in Kokomo
It has been a significant development because — while temporary — the store will provide fresh produce, homemade breads and locally raised meats to an area of the city where there were no options for residents without traveling across town. Now, there’s a place to shop from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesd
Chimney fire destroys Galveston residence
According to Galveston Volunteer Fire Department Asst. Chief Brent Ahrens, the fire was located in a south wall surrounding the chimney's flue, and the wind also played a factor in fighting the blaze.
Police search for 70-year-old man with dementia who walked out of Community South Hospital
Joseph Floyd INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - Police are asking for the public's help in their search for a missing elderly man who walked out of Community South Hospital last night. Joseph Floyd, 70, is described as a white male 5'11", 180 lbs, with brown hair and blue eyes. He was transported from a Nursing H
Firefighter charged with OWI after crash
Last week the city announced firefighter Robert Gammans, 50, would be placed on unpaid leave after the prosecutor’s office charged him with operating a vehicle while intoxicated, endangering a person, an A misdemeanor, and operating a vehicle with an ACE of .08 or more, a class C misdemeanor. The ch
Ice skating rink opens at stadium this winter
ICE, ICE — Starting Dec. 5, ice skating will be available at Kokomo Municipal Stadium, making it the first time since the mid-90s that the activity was available to the public in Howard County. Proceeds will benefit Bridges Outreach.
Kokomo-native Persons visits Mackey Arena under a different set of circumstances
The Kokomo native announced his intent to transfer from Northern Kentucky in 2015. Purdue coach Matt Painter believed his toughness, competitiveness and ability to make others better meshed with the Boilers’ blue-collar identity. But while Persons was on his visit to Purdue, a certain McDonald's All
Arrest Log: Nov. 13
Arrests made by Madison County law enforcement Sunday and Monday, based on Madison County Jail records. Charges are recommended by arresting officers, but are not final until the Madison County prosecutor reviews the case and files official charges. Inmates in Madison County Department of Correction
A monument transformed: Volunteers restore, paint Foster Park's iconic WWII Sherman tank
Jerry Paul, president of the Howard County Veterans Memorial Corp., said his organization has spent the last three years garnering donations for the project. And this year, they finally raised the $20,000 needed to restore the tank.
Carver Center controversy stokes political fires
Once the dust cleared on Election Day, local Democrats took great issue with a number of situations encountered at a vote center located at Carver Center, going so far as to claim “voter suppression” had occurred.
Fall/Winter and other photography exhibits at the Kokomo Public Library
Kokomo’s Sometimes Monthly Photo Group (SMPG) members Stephen Bolinger, Beth Buie, Chris Burger, Paul Conner, John Fernandez Lee Flasche, David Imboden, Lana Kirtley, Dallas Lunsford, Chris Mowrer, Emily Roark, Kelly Roark Terry Steiner, Jim Wheeler are exhibiting fall/winter and other favorite phot
Former correctional officer accused of having sex with inmate
(Provided Photo/Pendleton Correctional Facility) PENDLETON, Ind. (WISH) -- A now former correctional officer is accused of trafficking and sex with an inmate. According to the Pendleton Correctional Facility, Janet Miller of Zionsville has been arrested in the case. PCF said Miller was suspended on
Fire destroys north Cass County residence
Hampered by wind gusts that reached up to 30-40 mph at one point, firefighters worked for about four hours to extinguish the blaze in the 6500 block of North 450 West, Lucerne Fire Department Chief Jim Musselman said on Monday.
Fiery crash in Carmel leaves 1 dead, 1 critically injured; 4 officers suffer smoke inhalation
CARMEL, Ind. - A woman died and a man was seriously injured Monday in a crash in Carmel that resulted in a car fire. The incident occurred before 11 a.m. near Ditch Road and Queens Way, south of 116th Street. The vehicle was going north on Ditch and overcorrected before slamming into trees. Lifeline
Vets helping vets: Tackling mental health issues, one difficult conversation at a time
You can wave an American flag, put a bumper sticker on your car or tie a yellow ribbon around an old oak tree, but a difficult conversation about mental health with a veteran could actually save a life.
Jackson Street Commons Receives $50,000 from the FCA Foundation
The Family Service Association of Howard County Inc. (FSA) announced that it has received a $50,000 grant for Jackson Street Commons, a permanent, supportive housing program for chronically homeless veterans in Howard and Tipton counties. The grant from the FCA Foundation, the charitable arm of auto
Comic-book legend Stan Lee reportedly dies at 95
Stan Lee attends the premiere of Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" at Dolby Theatre on April 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) Stan Lee attends the premiere of Marvel's "Captain America: Civil War" at Dolby Theatre on April 12, 2016 in Los Angeles, Cali