New Housing Development Coming to Kokomo

Howard County Developer Kaleb Hollingsworth has announced that his firm will build eight detached townhomes in Kokomo’s Near East Side neighborhood. The $1.6 million private development, known as “The Grove on Mulberry,” will be constructed on the Southeast corner of Mulberry Street and Apperson Way. “The Grove on Mulberry repurposes an underutilized site and continues…

Purdue Touts Record Research Funding

Inside INdiana Business is reporting it’s been another record year of sponsored research funding for Purdue University. The school says it raised over $418 million in fiscal year 2017, beating last year’s record of $403 million. “Our faculty, staff and students continue to build on research contributions by not only successfully securing increased federal grant…

Fishers Named ‘Best Places to Live’ in 2017

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the city of Fishers has been named number one on a national publication’s list of the Best Places to Live in 2017. Three other Indiana communities — Carmel, Avon and Greenwood — are included in top 25 of the annual 100-city ranking from Time Inc.’s Money magazine. The publication worked with Realtor.com…

Two Vehicle Crash Claims Life in White County

At approximately 7:38 p.m. Monday on I-65 northbound near the 191 mile marker (that is two miles south of the US 231/193 exit) a pickup rear ended a semi-tractor-trailer claiming the life of the driver of the pickup. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Sean Schaefer has revealed that a gray Dodge Ram pickup was northbound on…

Ivy Tech Blood Drive Now Open to General Public

Hurricane Irma has severely impacted not only residents in Florida, but hospitals and blood centers as well. Florida Governor Rick Scott has called for increased blood donations as Florida hospitals are facing an increased need for platelets, according to OneBlood. Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch is encouraging Hoosiers to donate blood to help storm-ravaged areas.…

Commissioners Approve Interlocal Agreement

The Clinton County Commissioners approved an interlocal agreement and resolution Monday between the City of Frankfort and Clinton County for the golf course property in exchange for the parking lot currently being used by the county. “The building (Nickel Plate Flats) is being built and eventually we’ll have some improvements to our parking lot,” said…

Clinton Central FFA Wins State Judging Championship

The Clinton Central FFA Meats Team recently won the State FFA Meats Evaluation & Technology Career Development Event.  The event was held at Purdue University in West Lafayette on September 16. Team members Jacob Habegger, Caleb Price, Isaac Archibald and Keegan Burnette will compete for national honors at the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky,…

50th Annual Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb Set

The 50th Annual Newport Antique Auto Hill Climb is scheduled for September 29 and 30 and October 1 as the Newport Lions Club prepares for the annual gathering of antique auto enthusiasts. Hoping to stage another record-setting festival, the Lions will hold the event over the famous 1800-foot-long, 140-foot-high Newport Hill, once a proving ground…

Rock-a-palooza In The Park Gave Away 900 Prizes: VIDEOS

45 Days Ago Pam Toney had an idea. The idea turned into reality Sunday at TPA park. Have volunteers paint some beautiful rocks, mark certain rocks as winners and hide them like Easter Eggs in the Park.  Winning Rock finders receive Prizes from Area Businesses. Serve cotton candy, hot dogs, Frito Lay Chips and Snow…