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    Photography Provided It always feels like the holiday season comes around and many people start looking for ways to save. Who doesn’t love to put money back in their pocket? Every year it seems like we say we’ll buy less, and then budgets are blown as super-shopping ensues. However, this year is a little different. ...
  • Rustic Roots

    Rustic Roots Salon Owners Reflect on First Year in Business Photographer / Jason Graves Situated in the heart of Tipton, Rustic Roots Salon is flourishing after opening its doors in February of 2020.Despite the challenges of COVID-19 restrictions, the salon owners credit the support of the community for its success. Located on North Main Street, ...
  • Kokomo Salvation Army

    Salvation Army Kokomo Launches Annual Red Kettle Campaign  Photographer / Jim Hunt After a tough year of coronavirus-related restrictions and economic stresses, the Kokomo Salvation Army is kindling the Christmas spirit. The cheerful sound of ringing bells associated with their Red Kettle Campaign is raising spirits, as passersby donate coins or bills to aid those ...
  • The Floor Store

    The Floor Store Has Been Serving the Tipton Area for Nearly 30 Years  Photography Provided  With many people working from home these days, many homeowners are looking around their houses and realizing they need new floor.  This makes Steve Swan, co-owner of The Floor Store in Tipton, very happy. “There is really a lot of ...
  • moore's home health

    Moore’s Home Health & Medical Supply Celebrates 65th Anniversary Photography Provided    Sarah Cotner, the third-generation owner of Moore’s Home Health & Medical Supply in Kokomo, says she and her staff are thrilled to celebrate the company’s 65th anniversary.  “Plans are still in the works for specifics, but we will definitely have an open house ...
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    All American Auto Service Supports Local Veterans Photography Provided The adage, “When one door shuts, another door opens” seems to apply to the life of veteran and co-owner of All American Auto Service, Warren Sims.  After a series of events and a period of serving the country in the Army, he had the opportunity to ...
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    Star Building Supply Has Been a Trusted Kokomo Business For Nearly 75 Years Photography Provided Star Building Supply is a well-established business in the Kokomo community, but it has an interesting history that residents may not know. Although it’s been located at 1501 North Market Street since 1947, it once had a different name, and ...
  • Sweet Peas

    Distinctive Concept Opens for Youngsters and Adults Alike Photographer / Jim Hunt Sweet Peas Play Café, located on South Plate Street, is truly an all-ages concept. It’s an innovative idea that combines engaging play areas for children up to age 12 with a space for parents to catch their breath as they enjoy a great ...
  • Cabinetry 28

    Tipton-Based Company is Built on Tradition Photographer / Jim Hunt Dustin Smith, owner of Cabinetry 28 in Tipton, says cabinetry runs in his blood.  “My great-grandfather, Thory Shelton, was in the cabinetry business first,” Smith says. “He was a master carpenter from Kentucky, and the first person in my family to go to college. He ...
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    The Tipton County Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Kegan Schmicker as the new executive director, effective September 1, 2020. After a month-long search and a review of many qualified applications, the Board of Directors concluded that Schmicker put forth the best action plan for developing the next level of value-added service to Tipton ...