Ken Hartman

Michigantown House Fire Results in One Death

One person is dead following a house fire that broke out Friday afternoon in Michigantown. Fire crews were called to the home around 2:30 p.m. Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputies confirmed one person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. The Michigan Township fire chief has confirmed one death in the fire. The name of…

ISP Investigating Two Fatal Crashes

Troopers were kept busy Saturday responding to dozens of crashes in the Indianapolis area including two which resulted in fatalities. The first fatal crash happened just before 5 a.m. on I-465 near the 49 mile marker. 18 year old Jamel Roscoe of Indianapolis was driving a white Pontiac, allegedly at a high rate of speed,…

Legislative Breakfast Series to Start in January

The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 2018 Legislative Breakfast series starts Saturday, January 20 at 8:30 a.m. in Harmony Hall at Wesley Manor. Note the change in time for the event as it will become a permanent change in 2018. Chamber officials are expecting State Senator Brandt Hershman, State Senator Jim…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   The City of Frankfort is having special events throughout the holiday. Santa’s Hours at Veterans Park, Sunday 2-5 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 6-9 pm.; Santa Express will take passengers from Veterans Park to TPA Park on Friday and Saturday…

High School Sports Schedule December 11-16

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11 CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ and girls’ swimming vs. North Montgomery, 6 p.m. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball vs. Tri-Central, 7:30 p.m.; Boys’ and girls’ swimming at Tri-West, 6 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Girls’ basketball at Taylor, 7:30 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Girls’ basketball vs. Sheridan, 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 FRANKFORT — Girls’…

No Injuries Reported in Saturday Morning Fire

Frankfort firefighters battled an early morning fire Saturday at 859 North Main Street in Frankfort. Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby said they were dispatched out at 7:40 a.m. and sent four firefighters to the scene at a three-unit apartment. Cause of the fire has been determined as an electrical fire. No injuries were reported and…

Man Struck on I-65 While Fleeing Police

The man struck by a vehicle on I-65 Friday night while running from police has been identified as 26 year old Timothy Williams Jr of New Castle. He is still in the hospital listed in critical condition. The incident began when a trooper pulled up to assist a disabled vehicle on I-65. While speaking to…

FHS Boys’ Swimming Team Downs Western Boone

The Frankfort High School boys’ swimming team defeated Western Boone 93-67 Thursday night, while the FHS girls’ swimming team fell to Western Boone 98-87. Event winners for the Hot Dogs were Adam Haynes (200 IM with a time of 2:49.59); Evan Jordan (50 freestyle with a personal best time of 23.05 and the 100 freestyle…

First Flu-Related Death in State Reported

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is reporting the first influenza-related death in Indiana of the 2017-2018 flu season. The patient was under age 18. State health officials report influenza, or flu, activity is increasing in some areas of the state, with outbreaks being reported at some long-term care facilities. Fifty-four percent of the…

I-69 Widening Work Wrapping Up

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana Department of Transportation says a third lane in each direction on a busy section of I-69 will reopen Friday morning. The stretch between State Road 37 and State Road 38 is part of a $92 million project that also involved reconfiguring the Campus Parkway exit into a double-crossover diamond…