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Northwestern trap shooting club unique to county | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern target trap shooting team, practices at the Izaak Walton League on May 17, 2019. Shooting goes from left to right in turn till each shoots 5 rounds ...



Retired teachers involved in fatal crash | Police and Fire  Kokomo Tribune

Police say a fatal two-vehicle crash around 7:30 p.m. Friday night in Miami County claimed the lives of two retired Howard County teachers and injured two other ...



Community Foundation of Howard County awards more than $496900 in scholarships for 2019-20 school year  Kokomo Perspective

Through the Community Foundation of Howard County, 191 scholarships and renewals from 64 scholarship funds have been awarded to Howard County ...



Kokomo Park Band opens season with 'Smile, It's Summer'  Kokomo Perspective

The Kokomo Park Band will open its 117th Summer Concert Season on Wednesday, June 12, at 8 p.m. in Highland Park with "Smile, It's Summer!"



Northwestern High School principal hired as new district superintendent  Kokomo Tribune

Kristen Bilkey, the principal at Northwestern High School, has been selected to serve as the new superintendent of Northwestern School Corporation.



Kokomo lawmakers honor Northwestern High School basketball champions  Kokomo Perspective

State Reps. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo) and Mike Karickhoff (R-Kokomo) honored the Northwestern High School girls basketball team Tuesday at the ...



Northwestern hosting 3-in-1 camp for girls | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern will host a 3-in-1 basketball, tennis and volleyball camp June 10-13 for girls currently in grades K-8 in the 2018-19 school year.



PASSING THE TORCH: Northwestern experiencing smooth superintendent switch  Kokomo Tribune

Ryan Snoddy and Kristen Bilkey go way back. Far enough back, actually, that Snoddy coached Bilkey in summer swim lessons as a youth. After that, he was her ...



Northwestern Hall of Fame ceremony set for March 8  Kokomo Perspective

In November 2013, the Northwestern Athletic Department developed and adopted an Athletic Hall of Fame Constitution, which established the Northwestern ...



Northwestern's CyberTooth FIRST Robotics Team wins district event  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School's CyberTooth Robotics team, 3940, competed in and won the Indiana FIRST St. Joseph District Event in Mishawaka, Indiana, this past ...



Sports briefs for Tuesday, May 21 | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Grand Canyon University women's golf coach Lauren Giesecke was recently selected as the Team USA girls coach for the Toyota Junior Golf World Cup next ...



Northwestern Tiger becomes Junior All-Star | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After his breakout sophomore season, junior Tayson Parker maintained the hype that surrounded him this season, as he was selected as an Indiana Junior ...



Northwestern football coach arrested on charges of reckless driving, OWI  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School's football coach faces criminal charges of reckless driving and operating a vehicle while intoxicated after an arrest over the weekend.



117 graduate during Northwestern High School ceremonies held Saturday  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern High School awarded 117 seniors with diplomas at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2018.



State champ makes her commitment | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After helping Northwestern High School to its first-ever IHSAA Class 3A Girls Basketball State Championship, Junior Madison Layden has made her verbal ...



Howard County Music Festival celebrates 62nd year | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Western's Chase LeMasters plays the baritone during the 62nd annual Howard County Music Festival on Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Kelly Lafferty Gerber ...



Mom and dad coaching Purdue commit Madison Layden on the bench  USA TODAY High School Sports

Kathie Layden has been the head coach of Northwestern HS for 19 years and has never had a losing season. Her daughter Madison is part of it.



Northwestern students honor Parkland victims | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Forming a semi-circle on the courtyard lawn of Northwestern High School in Kokomo, more than 50 students gathered to honor the 17 lives taken during the ...



Northwestern superintendent recognized for two decades of service  Kokomo Tribune

When Ryan Snoddy moved to Howard County in July 1979, he planned to stay for a few years and move on. Thirty-eight years later, Snoddy is celebrating ...



Softball WHS vs NHS | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

With an out in the bottom of the sixth and a zero on the Western side of the scoreboard, Panther softball coach Chris Tuberty just wanted a single, anything to ...



STATE CHAMPIONS | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

As the No. 1 ranked 3A basketball team for the past two years, Northwestern High School went back-to-back as IHSAA State Champions.



Northwestern Athletic Hall of Fame announces 2018 induction class  Kokomo Perspective

In November 2013, the Northwestern Athletic Department developed and adopted an Athletic Hall of Fame Constitution, which established the Northwestern ...



School briefs 0923 | News  Kokomo Tribune

Tech open house. is set for Sept. 27. In honor of MFG Day (National Manufacturing Day), Ivy Tech Community College is encouraging the community to ...



Northwestern to host inaugural Marching Band Invitational Contest Sept. 15  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern Band Boosters invite the public to attend its inaugural Marching Band Invitational Contest beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, at Northwestern ...



Northwestern High School to see athletic facility updates  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School will be undergoing a sports complex facelift over the summer. From two additional tennis courts to all turf football, baseball, and ...



Northwestern baseball talent stays local | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After wrapping up his junior seasons with the Northwestern Tigers and Kokomo Post 6 baseball teams, local pitcher Ben Harris has decided to further his playing ...



Northwestern High School sees like-new pool | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After first being installed in 1978, the Northwestern High School pool has seen nearly 40 years of life.



Northwestern marketing class to host glow run for Special Olympics of Howard County  Kokomo Tribune

A group of Northwestern High School marketing students are gearing up for a big final project: a glow run.



Alleged explicit tape sparks investigation at Northwestern | News  Kokomo Perspective

An investigation has been launched by the Howard County Sheriff's Department after an explicit video allegedly surfaced at Northwestern High School.



A different perspective | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After recovering from a life-threatening bicycle crash two-and-half years ago, Northwestern School Corporation's aquatics director and swimming coach, Donita ...



A look at the great high school quarterbacks  Kokomo Perspective

As the series continues on, the Kokomo Perspective took a look at the prolific quarterbacks to come from Northwestern High School.



Students share 'turnaround' stories during annual banquet | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern Middle School student Skylar Thieke wasn't a model student in or out of the classroom when he was transferred to the district after being placed in ...



Northwestern hosts its inaugural Marching Band Invitational | News  Kokomo Tribune

Sophomore Natalie Hess plays the clarinet as Western High School's marching band performs in Northwestern's inaugural Marching Band Invitational Contest ...



Northwestern Students of the Month, March 2019 | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

STUDENTS OF THE MONTH. The following students were recognized as April Students of the Month in the Northwestern School Corporation: Howard ...



SWIM: NW's Britten ready for shorter days at work  Kokomo Tribune

After nearly three decades of early wake-up calls and late nights, Cindy Britten finally has some time on her hands.



Northwestern Tigers wrap up season at regionals | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After seeing a fifth-place regional placement last weekend at Valparaiso High School, Northwestern wrapped up the 2018 season with strong performances.



Northwestern High School to induct first Hall of Fame class  Kokomo Perspective

On Friday, March 28, Northwestern High School will induct seven members into its new Athletic Hall of Fame in addition to inducting the four individuals whose ...



Northwestern Lady Tiger improves her game | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After coming off of Northwestern High School's first-ever Class Class 3A State Championship, juniors Kendall Bostic and Madison Layden both attended Adidas ...



Northwestern fields open to colleges  Kokomo Herald

Northwestern High School broke ground last year on two new fields that will play host to the softball, baseball, and soccer teams. The work on the turf playing.



Students of the Month are recognized | News  Kokomo Tribune

The following students were recognized as Students of the Month for April:



Mary Anne Zika | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Mary Anne Zika was born in LaPorte, Indiana, on May 9, 1951, to Joseph and Lorrayne (Zidek) Zika.



Specializing in sports | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After the nets were cut in February and the Class 3A Girls Basketball State Champion trophy was given to Northwestern High School for the first time in school ...



Lady Tigers challenge themselves to another championship run  Kokomo Perspective

After winning, for the first time, Northwestern High School's Class 3A IHSAA State Championship, Coach Kathie Layden and the Tigers are aiming to up the ...



School briefs 051219 | News  Kokomo Tribune

Students garner. science fair awards. Northwestern High School had eight students compete at the State Science Fair on March 30. Kayla Bevington, Amanda ...



Getting out of the pool | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After coaching high school swimming for nearly 30 years, Northwestern swimming coach Cindy Britten will be getting out of the pool for good.



Experts: Kokomo highly susceptible to automation, but not time to panic  Kokomo Tribune

A national report has found that Kokomo is the second-most susceptible metro area in the U.S. to potential automation, with more than a third of the city's jobs ...



Northwestern High School Athletic Hall of Fame ceremony to be held Mar. 9  Kokomo Herald

On Friday, Mar. 9, 2018, the Northwestern High School Athletic Department will induct the Hall of Fame Class of 2018 and recognize the inductees for their contr.



Tiger medals at state | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

For the first time since 2003, Northwestern High School is sending a gymnast to the IHSAA Gymnastics State Finals for all-around performance.



Indiana In-depth: Early school start times hinder teen learning, say experts  Kokomo Tribune

Jenna Zollner will wake before the sun rises on her first school day following spring break, likely rushing out the door without breakfast to beat a 7:30 a.m. tardy ...



Northwestern announces 2016 Hall of Fame class | KP  Kokomo Perspective

In November of 2013, the Northwestern Athletic Department developed and adopted an Athletic Hall of Fame Constitution which established the Northwestern ...



TIME FOR TURF | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

Since the announcement of the turf fields being added to Howard County, both Northwestern and Kokomo schools have been the talk of the town as their ...



New Tiger in the den | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After Northwestern's first-year football coach Steve Disler resigned following only one season, the corporation announced a promotion from within. Starting ...



Experts: Kokomo jobs highly susceptible to automation, but not time to panic  WTHR

With routine jobs at risk, workers are urged to get training and education.



Northwestern named state Recycle Bowl winner | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Every lunch period, “Recycle Bill,” as Northwestern High School students call him, is on hand, making sure students put their milk cartons and plastic bottles in ...



Big 10 bound | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After winning Northwestern High School's first Class 3A IHSAA Girls Basketball State Championship last season, Kendall Bostic has decided to take her talents ...



A Dark Knight Runs: Kokomo athlete transforms into Batman to train around town  Kokomo Tribune

In an otherwise drab and dreary winter's day, a glimmer of joy can be found barreling down Webster Street — or blazing through Highland Park or sprinting past ...



Purdue Basketball Recruiting: Scouting Tayson Parker (Again)  Hammer and Rails

The 2020 guard is a volume scorer with a hint of Carsen in him.



Sports briefs for Friday, May 17 | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Heavy wind and rain along with plenty of lightning forced the postponement of Thursday's Kokomo boys track and field sectional at Walter Cross Field. The event ...



IHSAA girls basketball: Northwestern's dominance culminates with Class 3A state title  Indianapolis Star

INDIANAPOLIS – Early on, in the Class 3A girls basketball state championship game, someone apparently forgot to tell Greensburg it was simply a speed bump ...



Early school start times hinder teen learning, experts say  Evening News and Tribune

KOKOMO — Jenna Zollner will wake before the sun rises on her first school day following spring break, likely rushing out the door without breakfast to beat a ...



Northwestern wins Recycle Bowl competition | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Northwestern High School, with the help of the middle school students, recycled 27480 pounds of recyclable material in one month. That is equivalent to almost ...



New alley opens soon in downtown Kokomo | News  Kokomo Perspective

Evenings are about to get a little more colorful in downtown Kokomo as the Greater Kokomo Downtown Association prepares to open its newest alley — Depot ...



Area schools seek balance with security | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Students and staff at Tipton Middle School walked into the newest wave of school security last Tuesday, the high pitch of handheld metal detectors echoing ...



School briefs 121618 | News  Kokomo Tribune

WINNERS: The Northwestern High School Science team received many awards at the Indiana Academy of Science Competition in November. Amanda Wilson ...



NHS students to attend prestigious International Science Fair  Kokomo Perspective

Two Northwestern High School students will showcase their science fair projects on the international level after being chosen to attend the prestigious ...



Kelly's 2018 favorite photos | News  Kokomo Tribune

There's been no shortage of opportunities to take good photos in Kokomo and the surrounding area in 2018. From photographing some of the first female Cub ...



Taking a small part in history  Kokomo Herald

Quiet, humble, thankful are all ways to describe the legacy of the Merrell family in Northwestern basketball history. Four Merrells in three generations have th.



Steven A. Turner | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Steven A. Turner, 71, Kokomo, passed away at 6:29 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2019, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. He was born June 15, 1947, in Kokomo, ...



Local students attend Hoosier Girls State at Trine  Kokomo Tribune

Seniors from area schools attended Hoosier State Girls at Trine University from June 24-30. They were joined by 500 other girls from around the state.



Experts: Early school start times hinder teen learning  The Herald Bulletin

Jenna Zollner will wake before the sun rises on her first school day following spring break, likely rushing out the door without breakfast to beat a 7:30 a.m. tardy ...



School accountability grades vary across Howard County | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

The Indiana Department of Education released A-F accountability grades for public school corporations Tuesday, and the results varied across schools in ...



Michael J. “Mike” Trusty | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Michael James Trusty of Peru unexpectedly passed away in his home on February 21, 2019.



School briefs, January 6, 2019 | News  Kokomo Tribune

Carlee Glassburn Cook joins admissions team. The newest member of the admissions team at Ivy Tech Community College's Kokomo *Service* Area may be new ...



ROLE PLAYING | News  Kokomo Perspective

Regardless of age, there comes a time where one is compelled to depart their comfort zone. For most, earliest experiences more than likely came to pass in ...



Northwestern students prepare to compete in state science fair competition in April  Kokomo Tribune

With over $2000 in prize winnings received so far for competing in Indiana's local and regional science fairs this year, Northwestern High School students are ...



Bill Kaufman is a Hallway Hero at Northwestern High School  Kokomo Herald

This is the first story in the monthly Kokomo Herald Hallway Heroes series. A Hallway Hero is a non-teaching school employee who impacts student's lives o.



Northwestern High School announces honor roll students  Kokomo Herald

Northwestern High School would like to recognize its students who made the honor roll for the first grading period of the 2017-18 school year. The following st.



Michigan native Disler takes over as Rockets' new coach  SaukValley.com

Rock Falls has its new football coach. Steve Disler will take over the Rockets, his hiring approved Wednesday by the Rock Falls Board of Education. The hiring ...



Sunny Sinnamon | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Sunny Sinnamon, 80, Kokomo, died at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, February 21, 2019, at his home. He was born January 28, 1939, in Kokomo, the son of the late ...



2018 Howard County Scholarship Recipients Announced | News  Kokomo Perspective

KOKOMO, Ind. – Through the Community Foundation of Howard County, 178 scholarships and renewals from 60 scholarship funds have been awarded to ...



Northwestern student memorial for Deputy Carl Koontz | News  Kokomo Tribune

Students at Northwestern High School have moment of silence and prayer for the family of Deputy Carl Koontz, who died from injuries sustained while on duty ...



Wanda L. Jackson | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Wanda L. Jackson, 79, Kokomo, entered the gates of Heaven and into the arms of her Heavely Father and waiting relatives, and dear friends at 12:40 am ...



Garry Douglas Hancock | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Garry Douglas Hancock, 48, Marion passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 at his home. He was born in Kokomo on June 4, 1970 the son of Larry Wells and ...



Charles "Charlie" DeFabritis | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Charles “Charlie” DeFabritis, 75, Kokomo, passed away at 11:45 pm Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at his home. He was born in Seymour, Indiana on December 5, ...



Howard County Deputy Koontz made strong impact at Northwestern High School  WTHR

Monday was a difficult day for everyone at Northwestern High School. That's where Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz worked as a school resource officer.



Donna Mae (Kinzel) Beard | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Donna Mae “Lady Bear” Beard, 79, Kokomo, passed away at 6:35 pm Saturday, April 6, 2019, at Aperion Care in Kokomo. She was born February 4, 1940, ...



Howard Elementary Centennial Celebration | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Many school buildings in Howard County are relatively young. With the exception of Central Middle School, only one other building in the county can boast a ...



15 named to all-county softball team | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

As the 2018 softball season came to an end, all five area softball coaches came together and selected 15 softball players for the All-County Softball team. The 15 ...



54th annual Howard County Science Fair highlights student research  Kokomo Tribune

What kind of chocolate melts best for S'mores? Which brand of hand sanitizer works best? How can a natural pesticide help crops in developing countries?



Acacia Academy marks 10 years | News | kokomotribune.com  Kokomo Tribune

Ten years ago, Rob Hoshaw saw a need to fill. His daughter, a second-grader at the time, wasn't thriving in school. He and his wife stumbled across something ...



Northwestern cheerleaders go to camp | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

The Northwestern High School Cheerleaders recently attended the largest UCA camp in Indiana at Ball State University. The girls did an outstanding job and ...



American Legion Junior Post 6 takes state | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After defeating two teams by more than 10 runs in the two games leading up to the American Legion Junior State Championship, Kokomo Post 6 managed to ...



Three Howard County marching bands to participate in Saturday's 500 Festival Parade  Kokomo Tribune

For Sydney Bailey, a senior at Northwestern High School, the 500 Festival Parade will be a good way to say goodbye to marching band.



Karen Sue (Lindley) Jarrett | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Karen Sue Jarrett, 74, Greentown, passed away at 10:55 p.m. on Wednesday, February 27, 2019, at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown. She was born April ...



Scholarships 2018 | News  Kokomo Tribune

Following are recently awarded scholarships to local students:



State releases graduation rates; Kokomo High numbers down slightly  Kokomo Tribune

A lower percentage of Kokomo High students graduated in 2017 compared to 2016. However, there were successes, particularly with students learning English.



Students 'graduate' FCA US, Ivy Tech internship program  Kokomo Perspective

Nineteen high school students turned their figurative tassels to the other side last week at Indiana Transmission Plant I after completing a hands-on internship ...



Power Up: 32 teams compete at IndianaFIRST Robotics State Championship in Kokomo  Kokomo Tribune

Kokomo Memorial Gymnasium was packed this weekend, but it wasn't for a basketball game. Hundreds of high school students, parents, teachers and mentors ...



Christopher "Chris" Lee Baker | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Christopher “Chris” Lee Baker, 59, Kokomo, passed away on Friday, September 28, 2018, at his home. He was born October 28, 1958, in Kokomo, to James “Al” ...



Mirror images: Like mother, like daughter  Kokomo Herald

Longtime Kokomo High School basketball fans are familiar with the style of play of Tiffany (Longworth) Boruff. Her seamless movement up and down the court, ...



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