Ken Hartman

Clinton County-Frankfort Leadership Summit to Focus on Housing

Partnering with The Farmers Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis (FHLBI), the seventh City-County Leadership Summit will feature a day filled with multiple topics ranging from blight elimination, housing remediation, market rate housing development, place making, development funding and community engagement. More than 35 community leaders from Frankfort and Clinton County will…

Clinton Prairie Captures Statewide First High School Go-Kart Competition

Clinton Prairie’s first foray into the world of motor sports turned out very successful as they were awarded the initial trophy from Purdue University for winning a statewide electric go-cart competition. Skidmore Professor of Chemical Engineering at Purdue University Jim Caruthers said he was thrilled that the first champion in the statewide electric go-cart competition…

Work Begins on Restoring Clinton County Historical Museum

When Old Stoney was renovated last year, the Clinton County Historical Museum had to be closed during that project. However, Old Stoney is open and going strong, while the museum has not reopened yet and is just now beginning to put the pieces back together. “We’re working on the offices first and then we have…

Clinton Prairie Elementary School Announces Honor Rolls

Clinton Prairie Elementary School has released its 4th Nine Weeks and 2nd Semester honor rolls. 4th Nine Weeks Honor Roll High Honors Grade 3 — Jackson Bessler, Abigail Cole, Colten Corriveau, Zoey Gerald, Emma Guest, Hunter Haynes, Lucy Huelskamp, Kye Jacobs, Braiden Jarboe, Owen McGill, Aryn Mitchell, Dylan Morris, Brenna Riley, Conner Rios, Cayden Robinson,…

Two Stellar Communities Finalists Say There’s Work to be Done

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the mayor of Vincennes and town manager of Culver both say there’s more work to be done in the pursuit of landing a Stellar Communities designation from the state. The Knox County and Marshall County communities are among six finalists for the program, which involves access to state funding, support…

No Trash Collection Scheduled on Memorial Day

There will be no trash collection on Memorial Day, Monday, May 29, with Frankfort Street Department crews doing double pick up on Tuesday, May 30 for those residents living in the southwest and northwest sections of the City.   Trash may be picked up earlier than what it normally might be for some households, so…

Shoup’s Country Food Expands With SBA 504 Loan from Farmers Bank

Fresh off its open house, Shoup’s Country Foods, just south of Frankfort, is rolling into Memorial Day weekend and summertime with an updated appearance and new warehouse. Amy Shoup Mennen says a just-concluded construction project freshened the 39-year-old country store’s exterior, built a new warehouse and office space and doubled the kitchen and pack areas…