Inside INdiana Business

Howard County councilman, Kokomo restaurant and funeral home owner, dies at 55

KOKOMO , Ind. (Inside INdiana Business) – The owner of Cone Palace restaurant in Kokomo has died.

Jeffrey Stout was also owner of Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory as well as a Howard County councilman up for re-election this year. He was 55. 

Stout was the longest-serving coroner in Howard County history, a post he held from 1991 through December 2000. He remained with the coroner’s office as a deputy coroner until his passing.

Stout was a member of Crossroads Community Church, Russiaville Fire and Ambulance Department, Russiaville Masonic Lodge, F & Am 82, and served as president for Russiaville Lions Club. He also served the Board of Directors for First Farmers Bank. 

Stout was a member of the Indiana Coroners Association since 1994, where he also had previously served as president.  

A celebration of life was held for Stout on Friday.


Citizens have chance to weigh in on IndyGo changes

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) – IndyGo is set to make some big changes this summer in regards to its route system.

And Tuesday is your last chance to weigh in on the proposal.

Lesley Gordon from IndyGo stopped by Daybreak Monday.

She discussed some of those proposed changes, including turning the “hub and spoke” system into a grid.

The final public hearing is Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 5:30 p.m. at IndyGo headquarters.

To watch the entire segment, click on the video.