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The music business took perhaps the biggest hit of any industry during the coronavirus pandemic, and one Tipton Transmission Plant employee said he feels an empty hole where concerts once used to be and can’t wait to get back on stage.

Illinois wasn’t perfect but got the job done in its second game without star guard Ayo Dosunmu. Dosunmu, who suffered a facial injury Tuesday at Michigan State, sat on the sideline and watched the No. 5 Illini hang on to beat No. 23 Wisconsin, 74-69, on Saturday in Madison. Illinois (18-6, 14-4) struggled with 20 turnovers, which the Badgers (16-9, 10-8) converted into 19 points. Kofi Cockburn ...

Gov. Kristi Noem (R-SD) received a standing ovation from CPAC attendees for her remarks about South Dakota's handling of the coronavirus pandemic. Dr. Jonathan Reiner criticized Noem's comments, saying that her 'science denialism' resulted in the spread of the deadly virus.


Linda K. Haynes, 63, Kokomo passed away at 8:42 p.m. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Kokomo.  She was born in Ft. Smith. Arkansas on November 23, 1957. On August 22, 1975 she married Thomas Haynes and he survives.

Julie Fulkerson, 59, Kokomo, passed away Thursday, January 28, 2021 at her home.  She was born May 24, 1961 in Kokomo to George and Judy (Knotts) Kinder.  She married Mark Fulkerson, September 16, 1988.  He preceded her in death in November of 2017. 

Theodore “Ted” C. Seals, 75, of Bunker Hill, passed away at 4:50 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at home surrounded by his family.   He was born October 29, 1945 in Harlan, Kentucky to Theodore L. and Ethylele (King) Seals.  He married Sandra Bullick on June 18, 1965 in Galveston and she s…

Lela V. Barnes, 63, of Kokomo, passed away unexpectedly Friday, February 12, 2021 at her home.  She was born February 11, 1958 in Tecumseh, Michigan to Earvin V. Barnes Jr. and Mary L. (DeWeese) Conrad.

Phyllis A. Hedrick, 91, of Kokomo, passed away Sunday, February 21, 2021 at 12:45 a.m. at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo.  She was born January 28, 1930 in Kokomo to Duane “Cracker” Roe and Anna (Harting) Roe.  She attended the neighborhood house kindergarten, Jefferson Elementary School, an…

Stephen E. Conwell, 73, Kokomo, went home to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, February 14, 2021. He was born October 19, 1947, in Kokomo, the son of the late Loyd Earl Conwell & Susanna (Leonard) Conwell. 

Kevin Pope, 58 of Tipton died at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 26, 2021 at his residence. He was born on May 5, 1962 in Tipton to Luther & Olene (Adams) Pope. On May 18, 2000 he married Barbara Harr and she survives.

The two French bulldogs violently stolen from Lady Gaga's dog walker have been returned safely after a woman, who wasn't named, met the entertainer's staff and detectives at the Olympic Community Police Station with the animals, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.

The House of Representatives voted early Saturday morning to approve President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion pandemic aid package, a major step toward enacting the first legislative priority of the new administration as the devastating fallout from the spread of Covid-19 has left Americans in di…

CARMEL, Ind., Feb. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GyanSys has hired Anand Aboti as the company's first Chief Business Officer. Aboti will be responsible for driving global business growth, expanding referenceable customer success, and strengthening alliances with strategic partners including SAP, Salesforce, and Microsoft.