Ken Hartman

Federal Grant Awarded to Create New Main Street Program

On Monday, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced that nine Main Street organizations will be a part of a new program focused on retaining existing businesses and expanding new business and entrepreneurial opportunities. “Collaboration between local, state and federal…

No Trash Will Be Picked Up On Thanksgiving

Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe has announced that the Street Department will not be picking up trash on Thanksgiving. They will be doing a double pickup on Friday in the southeast and northeast quadrants of the city.  

One Person Dies in East Clinton Street Structure Fire

Frankfort Fire Department units were dispatched at approximately midnight Sunday to 1001 E. Clinton St. for a structure fire. All units arrived and began search/rescue and fire suppression tactics. During the search and fire suppression tactics, a victim was found in an upstairs apartment and was removed by firefighters. EMS personnel began life saving measures…

City of Frankfort Taking Stand Against Gender-Based Violence

In less than a week, a very important event is not only coming to Frankfort and Clinton County, but to the world itself. Beginning Sunday, November 25 and lasting until Monday, December 10, the Zonta Club of Frankfort will join others worldwide with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence throughout the City…

County Gems Celebration Held Sunday at Historical Society

The Clinton County Historical Society announced its Clinton County Gems Class of 2018 Sunday afternoon at the Clinton County Historical Museum on the second floor of Old Stoney. The County Gems for 2018 are Mary Padgett, Jane Knapp, Phoebe Smith, Marshall Smith, Pat Burkhalter, Joy Hilgenhold, Joe Hilgenhold, Louann Mitchell, Anne Himmelwright, Kermit McGarey, Peggy…

Two Juveniles Were Killed in Two-Vehicle Accident

At 2:01 a.m. Sunday, deputies with the Howard County Sheriff Department responded to the intersection of US 35 and 80 West, in Howard County, for a traffic crash involving injuries. Preliminary investigations indicate a 2006 Pontiac Grand Prix, being driven by Treundon Johnson, age 26 of Logansport, was traveling eastbound on US 35 in the…

Kokomo Housing Projects Awarded More Than $3 Million

The State of Indiana through the Indiana Housing & Community Development Authority (IHCDA) announced on Thursday that state tax credits and federal funding have been approved for two projects in the City of Kokomo. Sargent Place and the Union at Washington development will collectively receive more than $3 million in tax credits and funding. Mayor…

Marion Man Dies in Grant County Crash

At approximately 1:15 p.m. Friday, officers from the Indiana State Police and the Marion Police Department responded to a three vehicle crash on State Road 9 at 33rd Street, in which a Marion man died. A preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Jeremy Perez revealed James Penrod, 77, Marion was driving a 2006 GMC Canyon southbound…

Robert L. Buser

Robert L. Buser, 90, died peacefully on November 13, 2018. Bob was born in Waveland IN on June 26, 1928 to Lee Roy and Lucile Buser. He married Margaret Louise Booher on August 5, 1951. She survives.  Also surviving are son Joe (Gretchen) Buser, granddaughters Megan and Emma of Crawfordsville IN, and daughter Ann Buser…

High School Football Playoff Results

Class 6A Championship Game Carmel (11-2) vs. Warren Central (13-0), 7:05 p.m. Friday Semi-State Results Carmel 14, Valparaiso 10 Warren Central 27, Center Grove 20 Class 5A Championship Game New Palestine (13-0) vs. Decatur Central (12-1), 7:05 p.m. Saturday Semi-State Results New Palestine 35, Michigan City 10 Decatur Central 27, Columbus East 24 Class 4A…