Ken Hartman

Motor Vehicle Accident on SR 32 Results in Fatality

At 6:40 a.m. Thursday, deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at 2250 W SR 32 involving two vehicles. A 2007 white Ford Focus driven by Lance Michael Oldham, 18, passenger Alissa Melton 17, passenger Sydney R. Foster 18, were traveling eastbound on SR 32 to J. Everitt Light Vocational School, Indianapolis, to attend…

Mayor Authors Last of Messages on Frankfort Future

Frankfort Moving Forward: Funding the Vision: Enhancement of our wastewater treatment plant In addition to a new police station and Prairie Creek Park, both topics covered in my third and fourth mayoral messages within this series, the third project needed for Frankfort’s future success is the enhancement of our wastewater treatment plant. The utilities project is…

Police Seeking Missing Woman, Runaway Teen

The Frankfort Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of a missing woman and a runaway teen. The missing woman is 32-year-old Rebekah Shepherd, who was last seen at the Flying J on Interstate 65 in Lebanon on February 21. She was wearing blue pajama bottoms. If you have any information on her, please contact Central…

Community Foundation Donates $250,000 to Prairie Creek Park

With their goal of being more active agents of positive change in the community, Clinton County Community Foundation officials announced a $250,000 gift to the City of Frankfort’s Prairie Creek Park project at a news conference today. Clinton County Community Foundation Chairman of the Clinton County Services Committee Alan Dunn and Clinton County Community Foundation President…

Holcomb: Sunday Sales Bill Exceeds Consumer Expectations

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that with a few pen strokes and an exclamation of “cheers,” Governor Eric Holcomb marked what he calls a historic day for Indiana. Sunday carryout alcohol sales from noon-8 p.m. are now legal, ending a ban that has created years of proposed legislation that never took hold until this year.…

New IU Health Building Will Be More Than a Hospital

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a few weeks ago, we had the enormous pleasure together of breaking ground on the new, nearly $400 million IU Health Regional Academic Health Center that is being built on the historic Indiana University Bloomington campus. This over 700,000-square-foot complex combines both a state-of-the-art, new IU Health Bloomington Hospital…

Street Department Removing Tree on First Street

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced that the Frankfort Street Department will have First Street closed between Boone and South for a tree removal.  Also, Patton Construction will have Kyger Street down to one lane all day between Gentry and John.

Mayor Releases Fourth in Series of Messages on Frankfort Future

The following is the fourth in a series of messages from Mayor Chris McBarnes regarding the administration’s vision for addressing opportunities and challenges on the community’s horizon. Frankfort Moving Forward: Funding the Vision: Enhanced quality of place through green spaces Frankfort must build and expand a comprehensive amenity infrastructure. This type of infrastructure means spaces…

Extension Homemakers Have Scholarship Available

The Clinton County Extension Homemakers has available a $500 scholarship for continuing education, to a county high school graduating senior, or an adult, furthering his or her education. All applicants must be a Clinton County resident for at least one year prior to applying. The winning applicant must be accepted or currently enrolled at a…