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GIRLS BB: Northwestern selling semistate tickets | Sports  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern High School's athletic department will sell girls basketball semistate tickets from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. today, Wednesday and Thursday and from 8 a.m. ...



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 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.



NHS freshman's state swimming debut falls short | Sports  Kokomo Perspective

After competing in arguably the toughest swimming sectionals in the state, Northwestern High School freshman Jaylyn Harrison is the first Tiger from her school ...



Northwestern to honor alumni | News  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern School Corporation will induct five new members into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame on Friday.



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 ...



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.



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 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.



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.



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 ...



Kokomo's Ink Master: Timothy Boor's world-class talent draws international clients to downtown shop  Kokomo Tribune

Timothy Boor, right, tattoos a deer skull onto Dylan Christenberry's knee at Bohemian Tattoo Club on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2019. The deer skull is ...



Lawmakers honor Northwestern girls basketball champs at Statehouse  Kokomo Tribune

INDIANAPOLIS - State Reps. Heath VanNatter, R-Kokomo, and Mike Karickhoff, R-Kokomo, honored the Northwestern High School girls basketball team ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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.



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.



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



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 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 ...



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.



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 ...



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 High School announces honor roll | Area Briefs  Kokomo Tribune

High Honor Roll. Seniors. Lauren N. Austin, Sydney E. Bailey, Elizabeth M. Bath, Marie N. Burns, Clayton Castleberry, Brayden M. Chou, Victoria R. Combs, ...



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.



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 ...



Here's what to know before Election Day | Local news  Kokomo Tribune

Election Day, after months of incessant television ads and text messages and cable news talking heads, is just one day away. By the end of the day Tuesday, ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



UPDATE: Power returns to Oakbrook Church, KHS vote centers  Kokomo Tribune

Vote centers at Oakbrook Church and Kokomo High School south campus are up again, according to Howard County Clerk Kim Wilson, after losing power ...



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 ...



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 ...



KOKOMO PERSPECTIVE ANNOUNCES PEOPLE OF THE YEAR FINALISTS  Kokomo Perspective

As 2018 comes to a close, the Kokomo Perspective looks back at the most influential figures in Howard County over the last year. Some are elected officials, ...



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?



Police investigate sexually-explicit video involving high school students in Kokomo  Fox 59

KOKOMO, Ind.-- Police in Howard County are investigating a sexually explicit video that's circulating at a Kokomo High School, according to our partners at the ...



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 ...



Students of the Month are recognized | News | kokomotribune.com  Kokomo Tribune

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



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



John R. "Jack" Dean | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

John R. “Jack” Dean, 80, Kokomo, passed away at 6:15 p.m. on Friday, September 28, 2018, at his home. He was born June 8, 1938, in Noblesville, to John ...



Scholarships 2018 | News  Kokomo Tribune

Following are recently awarded scholarships to local students:



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 ...



Kokomo economy third-fastest growing in US since Great Recession, study shows  Kokomo Tribune

A severe heart attack, says Mayor Greg Goodnight. And a needed change in lifestyle. That's the metaphor he uses to describe what happened to Kokomo in the ...



A special invitation: CyberTooth robotics team in Detroit for FIRST Robotics World Championship  Kokomo Tribune

Several tears were shed when Northwestern High School CyberTooth Team 3940 lost in the second round of quarterfinals at the IndianaFIRST State Robotics ...



Comedian Dave Dugan to perform at Havens Auditorium April 28  Kokomo Tribune

Indiana University Kokomo Havens Auditorium will be filled with laughter on Saturday, April 28, to raise funds for the Northwestern High School Tiger Pride ...



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 ...



Skills gap, lack of women in manufacturing focal points of Ivy Tech, Fiat Chrysler  Kokomo Tribune

KOKOMO — Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and Ivy Tech Community College share a goal: to bring young people, and at some point more women, into skilled trades ...



FIRST Robotics Indiana State Championship held in Kokomo  Kokomo Perspective

Kokomo is the host site for the 2018 FIRST Robotics Competition State Championship, April 13 and 14, 2018. This event is sponsored in part by AndyMark, Inc., ...



Seven inducted into Howard County Sports Hall of Fame 2018 class  Kokomo Perspective

Seven big names in sports have been inducted into the 16th class of the Howard County Sports Hall of Fame, bringing the total number of inductees up to 104.



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” ...



A Dark Knight runs | Local News  Batesville Herald 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 ...



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 ...



Ronald Matthew Powell | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Ronald Matthew Powell, 58, Peru, passed away at 4:10 p.m. on Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at his home. He was born April 22, 1960, in Kokomo, to William D.



Janet Diane (Kidwell) Kidwell | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Janet Diane Kidwell, 63, hitched a ride with the Angels on September 8,2018 at 11:55 am. After battling cancer for seven years . She was born August 23, 1955 ...



Students get hands-on nursing experience at day camp  IUK Newsroom

KOKOMO, Ind. — Most people think of swimming, hiking, and crafts when they think of summer camp. Students interact with faculty in the simulation lab during ...



Kokomo through Spanish eyes: Students from Spain visit Northwestern, compare cultures  Kokomo Tribune

From the food to the culture to the buses, there are a lot of differences between schools in the U.S. and Spain.



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.



Kokomo teen’s mysterious 2012 death ruled accidental as police, coroner’s office close investigation  FOX 59 Indianapolis

KOKOMO, Ind. – After a lengthy investigation into the 2012 death of a Kokomo teenager, the Howard County prosecutor determined no charges are warranted.



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 ...



NHS Class of 2015 celebrates milestones leading to graduation  Kokomo Tribune

Northwestern High School's Class of 2015 spent their final moments as Tigers on Saturday reminiscing about memories made and their many achievements.



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 ...



Turnaround Breakfast honors students for showing improvement | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

The message at the 27th annual Turnaround Breakfast was that of triumph over tragedy.



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.



Family of Kokomo couple killed in 2013 crash reaches $13 million settlement with city of Seattle  Fox 59

SEATTLE, Wash. — The family of a Kokomo couple who died after being struck and killed by a habitual drunk driver in Seattle settled a wrongful death lawsuit ...



Family of Kokomo couple killed in Seattle reach $13 million settlement  Kokomo Tribune

SEATTLE — The family of a Kokomo couple who were struck and killed in Seattle by a drunk driver five years ago have settled a wrongful-death lawsuit against ...



Rhys Charles Jones | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Rhys Charles Jones, 66, Kokomo, passed away at 9:50 pm at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. He was born November 11, 1951, in London, England, the son of ...



DAR Good Citizens and Scholarship contest winners announced  Kokomo Perspective

The General James Cox Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution has a mission to promote historic preservation, education, and patriotism.



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.



Purdue Basketball Recruiting: Scouting Tayson Parker  Hammer and Rails

He has been a bit of a mystery the last couple years on the basketball recruiting scene. Kids are getting scouted earlier and earlier these days, but much of the ...



Death of local teen Tanner Barton to be featured on "Dr. Oz" show  Kokomo Tribune

Michele Barton hasn't stopped seeking answers since the day her son, Tanner, was found dead on the basement floor of a friend's home on April 22, 2012. Now ...



Local students receive Carl Koontz Memorial Scholarship | News  Kokomo Tribune

Three Howard County students became the first ever Carl Koontz Memorial Scholarship recipients during a ceremony Wednesday evening that highlighted each ...



Ball State freshman to attend international professional basketball tryout  Ball State Daily News

Noah Dowden's mother claims the best $5 she ever spent was on a Little Tikes basketball hoop for her then 3-year-old son.



Driver says he couldn't avoid hitting 10-year-old-girl  Kokomo Tribune

The 20-year-old accused of fleeing the scene of a fatal accident told a Indianapolis TV station there was no way he could avoid hitting the 10-year-old girl with ...



Antoinette "Toni" Dishner | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

Antoinette “Toni” Dishner, 61, of Kokomo passed away Friday, October 19, 2018 in Indianapolis. She was born January 13, 1957 in Hoboken, New Jersey to Vito ...



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 ...



Family of Tanner Barton still hoping for answers  Kokomo Tribune

How does a perfectly healthy 19-year-old collapse and die for no reason?



As Kassie Koontz grieves, she offers support to other families of fallen officers  WTHR

On the second anniversary of her husband's death, the Kassie Koontz story is one of courage, coping and caring for others who have lost an officer killed in the ...



100 years of Howard history: Elementary school celebrates century of serving students  Kokomo Tribune

Randy Underwood can still remember what Howard Elementary School looked like 50 years ago, and thanks to stories from his dad, he can picture what the ...



Common Council approves budget and salaries, Darrough Chapel annexation  Kokomo Tribune

The Kokomo Common Council on Monday approved next year's salaries, including raises for city employees and elected officials, and OK'd a first reading of its ...



Out with the old, in with the new | Sports | kokomoperspective.com  Kokomo Perspective

Kokomo School Corp. Board of Trustees approved a motion to install FieldTurf and a Beynon Sports track in place of the current football field and track during the ...



Flippin Out | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Don't you just love a good mystery? Detective Columbo is my sleuth of choice to unravel any murderous enigma. While this piece does surround the solving of a ...



shelbynews.com  Shelbynews

Triton Central High School marching band parents and families who attend the band's shows this fall will find themselves at a night at the ballet instead of the ...



Deputy Carl Koontz: Gone, but never forgotten | News  Kokomo Tribune

A year has passed since Howard County Deputy Carl Koontz, just 26 years old with a wife and baby son, was shot while serving a warrant in Russiaville and ...



William 'Bill' Willis  Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette

LODA — William F. “Bill” (Arnett) Willis, 73, of Loda passed away at 2:43 p.m. Wednesday (Dec. 12, 2018) at Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana. Visitation will ...



Dynamic Duo | Lifestyles  Kokomo Perspective

Good things come to those who wait. I can personally attest to the validity of this oft-used quote. This week's delve into the past caps off a 39-year personal quest, ...



The ins and outs of recycling in Howard County  Kokomo Tribune

It's that dreaded time of the week; the trash can is full and the bag is bulging. It's time to take out the trash. If you live in a house, taking out the trash could mean ...



Howard County to lose majority of recycling bins  Kokomo Tribune

In an at-times contentious meeting, the Howard County Recycling District board decided Thursday to significantly scale back its operation of the county's ...



Funeral service details for Dep. Koontz  WRTV Indianapolis

Howard County, and the state of Indiana, will lay Deputy CarlKoontzto rest Tuesday.



William P. Stonestreet, II | Obituaries  Kokomo Perspective

William P. Stonestreet, II, 18, Kokomo, passed away at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, November 11, 2017, at Lutheran Hospital in Ft. Wayne. He was born September 8, ...



Western places 1st at state marching band finals; Lewis Cass takes 4th, Northwestern finishes 8th  Kokomo Tribune

There was a high-energy environment on the field at Lucas Oil Stadium in downtown Indianapolis Saturday, as marching bands from across the state competed ...



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