Ken Hartman

CC Fair Council Gearing Up for Winter Storage

The Clinton County Fair Council’s Annual Winter Storage Program is accepting reservations.  Recreational vehicles, trucks, cars, tractors and other equipment will be stored beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, and remain in storage until 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Anyone not able to remove their equipment at the designated time are…

Healthy Communities Awarded Title V Grant

Healthy Communities of Clinton County was awarded the Title V Grant from the Maternity and Child Health Division at the Indiana State Department of Health.  This grant includes the continuation of the Early Start Program and Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program, along with the addition of a Child Injury Prevention Program, at Healthy Communities. …

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   The dates and times have been announced for the Parkview Haunted House ‘Terror in the Cellar’ at 1501 Burlington Avenue. Dates and hours are as follows: Friday, October 20 (6-11 p.m.); Saturday, October 21 (6-11 p.m.); Sunday,…

‘Digital Divide’ Shows Need for Rural Broadband

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the co-author of a Ball State University study shows the lack of access to high-quality broadband technology in rural Indiana is having an adverse effect on human development. Emily Wornell, research assistant professor at Ball State, says the digital divide appears to accentuate the inequality between rural and urban areas. The authors looked…

Sheriff’s Office Awarded Eight Alco-Sensor Units

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, through the Clinton County Traffic Partnership, was awarded eight Alco-Sensor units. These instruments costs $950 per unit. This will aid deputies on the street when dealing with alcohol issues. The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute for making this happen.

Indiana Tops in Midwest for Tax Climate

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Indiana continues to have one of the most competitive tax codes in the nation, according to an annual study. The Tax Foundation’s 2018 State Business Tax Climate Index ranks Indiana 9th for its overall tax climate, and tops in the Midwest. The Tax Foundation says the index is designed to show how well…

INDOT Announces Bridge Closure in Tippecanoe County

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the I-65 northbound on-ramp at State Road 43 will close overnight beginning Monday, October 23 (Exit 178), weather permitting. The closure is for the contractor to perform deck patching on the I-65 Bridge over S.R. 43. With this work the right lane of the interstate will be closed.…