Ken Hartman

USB Releases Customer Service Data from Billing Office

Utility Service Board Chairman Mike Kelley has released the Frankfort Utility Billing Office’s customer service data report statistics from January 12 through February 12 which encompasses 29 working days. The report is as follows: New Accounts — 76, including 75 for Nickle Plate Flats; New Customers — 31; Returning Customers — 21; Transfers Within System…

Clinton County Republicans Host Lincoln Day Dinner

The Clinton County GOP Lincoln Day Dinner was held Thursday night in the 4-H Building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Following an introduction by Clinton County Republican Chairman Jim Moyer, all Republican candidates for the upcoming primary elections on May 8 were introduced to the crowd as well as a brief statement by State Representative…

Three People Dead from Plane Crash North of Rossville

WLFI is reporting three people are dead following Thursday night’s plane crash in southern Carroll County about three miles north of Rossville. Carroll County Sheriff Tobe Leazenby has confirmed three people died in the crash including prominent Wisconsin dairy farmer John Pagel and his son-in-law Steve Witcpalek. They have been the only two formally identified…

WILO to Broadcast Sectional Basketball from Fountain Central

WILO-AM 1570 and 96.9 FM has announced it will broadcasting the Class 2A boys’ basketball sectional tournament at Fountain Central. On Tuesday night, Clinton Prairie will take on Delphi at 6 p.m. The Gophers bring a 19-3 record into the contest having won 17 of their last 18 games, including four in a row, following…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   The Dave Crabtree Chili Dinner and Bake Sale Auction will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 27, at St. Matthews Church, 1951 Wilshire Dr., Frankfort. Individuals can eat some chili for $3 a bowl or $5…

Peru Man Arrested on Multiple Charges After Ramming Police Car

A hit and run crash has resulted in the arrest of Charles D. Summers, 26, Peru. Summers was taken into custody by Indiana State Police Detective Josh Maller and Indiana State Police Sergeant T.J. Zeiser. Summers was incarcerated in the Miami County Jail to face criminal charges for driving while suspended, operating a vehicle while…

Tax Assistance Beginning at Frankfort Neighborhood Center

Beginning March 1, tax assistance will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursdays and continuing through April 12 at the Frankfort Neighborhood Center, 259 S Third Street in Frankfort.  No appointment is needed. Wesley Manor will continue to provide tax assistance on Wednesdays by appointments. The AARP Tax Aide program is offering free…

Frankfort H.S. Auxiliary Gym to Host Regional Spelling Bee

Frankfort High School Auxiliary Gymnasium will be the site of the 28th Annual Scripps Regional Spelling Bee starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 3. A total of 40 individuals in grades 4-8 from surrounding schools will compete for the regional championship where the winner and a parent or legal guardian earn a paid trip…

Mayor Pens Statement on Carroll County Plane Crash

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes has issued a mayoral statement: prayers for area first responders handling Carroll County plane crash Our thoughts and prayers go out to area first responders directly to the north of us in Carroll County who responded to and had to deal with the horrific aftermath of last night’s private plane crash.…

Ivy Tech and UE Agree to Reverse Transfer Agreement

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Ivy Tech Community College and the University of Evansville are creating a statewide reverse transfer agreement for students who transfer to UE before completing their Ivy Tech degree. Students would need to meet certain conditions and policies. Ivy Tech will be responsible for transcript review, and determining which UE courses…