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KOKOMO, Ind. – Ron Metz and Rick Smith are long-time proponents of the Kokomo community, supporters in many ways of improving and expanding the quality of life it offers to residents and the opportunities it offers to business and industry. It’s not surprising that they have offered their wi…

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Michael “Mike” Culver spent nearly 10 years at Ivy Tech Community College before his untimely death on May 18 at the age of 59, but his family and friends are determined his memory – and his love for the College’s students – will live on through years of scholarship support for future learners.

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KOKOMO, Ind. – Ron Metz and Rick Smith are long-time proponents of the Kokomo community, supporters in many ways of improving and expanding the quality of life it offers to residents and the opportunities it offers to business and industry. It’s not surprising that they have offered their wi…

The first 2020 presidential debate is next week and it will be the first time President Donald Trump and Democratic nominees, former Vice President Joe Biden will face off. Chris Cillizza explains what each candidate need to do in order to walk away the winner of the debate.

Joe Biden has put an emphasis on the middle class in his economic plan, pledging to repeal President Donald Trump's tax cuts for the wealthy. Trump's major economic achievement as president was the 2017 tax cut, and he often points to the stock market as an economic indicator.

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Grace JoAnn Lacy was born October 5, 1937 in Mt. Vernon, Illinois to Glenn Womack, Sr. and Opal Edna Weatherford Womack. She passed away on Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at her home in Tipton.

Martha E. McKay, 87, of Kokomo, went home to be with the Lord at 7:55 a.m. Tuesday, September 22, 2020 at Golden Living of Kokomo.  She was born February 21, 1933 in Hartford City, Indiana to George J. and Annie A. (Loriaux) Lambiotte.   She married Murray McKay on October 24, 1953 and he su…

Zona "Dude" Lorena Pierce, 88, Kokomo, entered the arms of Jesus at 2:05 am Monday, September 21, 2020, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  She was born, April 22, 1932, in Cozahome, Arkansas, the daughter of the late Edward & Eula (Biggers) Harrington.  On October 15, 1949, she ma…

Michael F. McDowell, 73, Greentown, passed away in his home Monday, September 21 surrounded by his loving family.  He was born in Logansport, Indiana to Donald E. and Louise M. (Robideaux) McDowell on January 17, 1947.

If I knew all I needed to do was complain about dryness to make it rain, I would have done it a few weeks earlier. While everyone was reading my previous article we were in the middle of a weeklong 5-8-inch rain event. I would say it helped about half the crop; the earlier maturities on lighter soil had already shut down. But the longer-day crops will benefit greatly from the rains. This week should mark the beginning of wide-scale harvest in our area. Most people are thinking they have some soybeans ready to cut as well as a few corn fields. I was in a field of early-maturing soybeans this past week. They were ready to be harvested though the bean size was small due to dry weather in August.

Protesters take to the streets around the country after the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case announced that one officer, Brett Hankison, has been indicted on three counts of wanton endangerment in the first-degree for his actions on the night Taylor was killed.

With the proper varnish, a painting can be maintained for centuries. In the correct climate, a film reel will remain usable for years. Thanks to digital technological advancements, a photograph can survive indefinitely.

(The Center Square) – Two Louisville Metro Police Department officers were shot Wednesday night as protesters hit the streets in the Kentucky city’s downtown district to speak out against a grand jury’s decision earlier in the day not to indict officers in the Breonna Taylor case. 

In their first clash against an NFC North opponent in 2020 and entering a stint where two of their next three games will be at home, the New Orleans Saints (1-1) will host the Green Bay Packers (2-0) on Sunday Night Football at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.