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The Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., in a preseason game on Wednesday, March 10. The two teams will compete in another spring training game at Roger Dean Chevrolet Stadium in Jupiter, Fla., on Sunday, March 15, at 1:05 p.m.

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The Kokomo middle and high school dance teams won the Indiana High School Dance Team Association (IHSDTA) southern regionals at Logansport High School this past weekend. The teams qualified in three categories: jazz, pom, and hip hop. The Wildkats will compete at the state finals this Saturd…

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The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Boston Red Sox 12-5 at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., in a preseason game on Thursday, Feb. 27. The two teams will compete in another spring training game at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla., on Saturday, March 7, at 1:05 p.m.

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The Boston Red Sox defeated the Baltimore Orioles 12-4 in a spring training game at JetBlue Park in Fort Myers, Fla., on Tuesday, Feb. 25. The two teams will go head-to-head again in the preseason at Ed Smith Stadium in Sarasota, Fla., on Friday, March 20, at 6:05 p.m.

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WALK A MILE — The Kokomo Rescue Mission's annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes fund raiser took place on Saturday to benefit the nonprofit's women's and children's programs. Initial totals show the event raised $141,223.29. Participants started at the Kokomo Rescue Mission and walked to the nonpro…

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SWEET TOOTH — The 18th annual Chocolate Celebration to benefit Samaritan Caregivers, sponsored by J. Edwards, took place last Friday at First Church of the Nazarene. More than 40 vendors dished out sweet treats. 

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GAME ON — This year’s Viva Las Vista casino night, held last Friday, to benefit Bona Vista Programs was the highest attended in the four years the organization has put on the event. That wouldn’t have been possible without every guest, sponsor, raffle donor, Kokomo Country Club employee, Bon…

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An estimated 14,000 teachers gathered at the Statehouse today for the Red for Ed protest. Teacher demands included higher pay, better funding, the ending of new state requirements for externships ahead of license renewals, and to be held harmless from the state's latest round of standardized…

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Western Marching Panthers and Color Guard competed in the 2019 Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Marching Band State Championship on Saturday, Nov. 9. The championship was held at Lucas Oil Stadium where they placed first overall and brought home the state championship trophy.

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Opening ceremonies were held at City Hall on Monday to kick off the annual Military Appreciation Days. The honorary chair group of the event was Military Order of the Purple Heart. Military Appreciation Days runs through Nov. 11, and discounts and freebies are offered to veterans and militar…

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SUPPORT EDUCATION — Kokomo Teachers Association members and supporters show their support for education on Oct. 10 in front of the Kokomo Administrative Center on South Washington Street. Attendees were encouraged to wear red, bring some grading, and plan to stay the duration of the event, w…

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CONTRACTS — UAW Local 292 members and supporters stand along S.R. 931 during the longest strike in decades between the UAW and General Motors.

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT & CARING — Community donors pitched in to sponsor a Food Finders food truck for UAW Local 292 employees who were on strike. The truck served a long line of employees two weeks into the strike.

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ON THE GREEN — Don Banush got the Creative Financial Centre (CFC) hole-in-one contest off to a great start on Sunday at the American Legion. His first shot ended up six-foot 11-inches from the hole but gave the crowd a thrill as it looked good all the way. The shot stood up to win the contes…

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The Western Marching Panthers and Color Guard earned first place in Open Class C this past Saturday at the Zionsville Invitational in Zionsville, Ind. In addition to first place, the Panthers also earned the following Caption Awards: Best Auxiliary, Best Percussion, Best Visual Effect, Best …

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Wildcat Creek Golf Club was led to its third straight Liberty Cup by Josh Kinney, 3-under 67; Luke Pitcher, 2-under 68,; and Nick Irish, even par at 70.

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United Auto Workers Local 292 members strike against General Motors outside of the plant entrance on Goyer Road Monday afternoon. The workers join 50,000 other union members to strike across the country.

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For the third time, the Military Foundation teamed up with the Kokomo Police Department, Indiana National Guard, Howard County Sheriff’s Office, and Kokomo Fire Department to raise funds for area veterans. On Saturday, Aug. 31, the departments faced off in the annual Military Foundation Char…

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The 14th annual Ales for Tails took place at Bel Air Events last Wednesday and drew yet another large crowd. The event is the largest fund raiser for the Kokomo Humane Society. Attendees were able to sample a variety of beer, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and bid in a silent auction.