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    Amber & Todd Jordan Have Collected a Big Following at Kokomo Toys & Collectibles Photographer / Jim Hunt Since its 2014 opening on East Sycamore Street, Kokomo Toys & Collectibles has been a local, regional and national shopping destination for all ages. And it’s not difficult to see why. The shop carries a staggeringly extensive ...
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    We Care’s Annual Tradition Brings Hope to Others Writer / Sarah Shutt Photography provided Hope, the doll that is at the center of the We Care tradition, has been a staple of We Care since she was found in a bag of donated items. Hope was originally created in 1965 by Hasbro Inc, with the ...
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    Popular Christmas Light Display Returns to We Care Park Photography Provided Growing up, Mike Wyant was one of 16 children. While circumstances weren’t always ideal during the holiday season, he still remembers looking forward to Christmas. “Christmas with 16 children was still Christmas, even though we maybe only got one gift,” Wyant says. “When you ...
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    Former Teacher Donates Mr. Potato Head Collection to Children’s Museum Photography Provided One Friday in 1995, Terry Moore went to Burger King for her weekly treat — a croissant and a coffee. This week, she noticed something different— a five-foot Mr. Potato Head figurine promoting a new movie called Toy Story as well as the ...
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    Annual Telethon Returns to Spread Christmas Cheer in Kokomo Writer / Christy Heitger-Ewing Photography Provided The year was 1973, and Dick Bronson was a deejay at WWKI-FM when he fielded a call from a forlorn factory worker. Unemployed at the time, he didn’t know how he was going to swing Christmas for his kids that ...
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    Photographer / Jim Hunt With decades of experience behind them, the team at All-Pro Plumbing, Inc., located at 606 South Locke Street in Kokomo, is proud to carry on their family tradition of excellent service and quality work. Throughout the years, they have been in business, they have always had the desire to continue to ...
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    Toys For Tots Brings Joy to Families Around Kokomo Photography provided Santa is more familiar with camouflage than red velvet. He leads a troop of Marines, a group considerably different from elves. His sleigh looks more like a diesel truck as he hauls toys from seven counties to Grissom Air Force Base. Sergeant Michael Walmsley ...
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    Photography Provided The old adage “You can’t come home again” certainly does not apply to Robert (Bobby) Cox. He has proven that someone can return to their roots and even make a difference. After spending years in the Middle East in the field of peacekeeping and law enforcement, Cox now strives to give back to ...
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    Local Favorite Gives Back to Kokomo Veterans Photographer / Jim Hunt Kokomo residents are likely familiar with the delicious pulled pork, baked beans and coleslaw of Hawg Heaven. But according to owner Carol Wills, the restaurant has now served hungry customers from coast to coast. “We just did a wedding in Myrtle Beach (in September),” ...
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    Kokomo Clothing Boutique Offers Quality Outdoor Apparel Photographer / Jim Hunt At P.F. Hendricks & Co., Lori Warren carries clothing that she describes as “trail to table.” “You can go on a trail or a bike ride in it, and then go to dinner with grandma and not look like you’re in sweatpants,” she says. ...