Ken Hartman

Presumptive Identification Made on Kokomo Fire Victims

Presumptive identification has been determined through the investigation by the Howard County Coroner’s Office of the two children that died in the house fire at 908 N. Morrison St. in Kokomo Christmas Eve Morning. The deceased sisters are Alexis Ann Jones, age 12 and Mercedes Faith Jones, age 10 of 908 N. Morrison Street. On…

Clinton County Under Wind Chill Advisory

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Wind Chill Advisory for portions of central, east central, north central and west central Indiana, including Clinton County, from 10 p.m. Tuesday evening until 10 a.m. Wednesday. Besides Clinton, other affected counties will be Boone, Carroll, Delaware, Fountain, Hamilton, Henry, Howard, Madison, Montgomery, Randolph, Tippecanoe, Tipton…

High School Sports Schedule December 28-30

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 28 CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ basketball, Clinton Central Holiday Tournament, TBA; Wrestling at Lafayette Jefferson Holiday Duals, 10 a.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Boys’ basketball at Clinton Central Holiday Tournament, TBA ROSSVILLE — Wrestling at Lafayette Jefferson Holiday Duals, 10 a.m. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 29 CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ basketball, Clinton Central Holiday Tournament, TBA; Wrestling at…

Double Trash Pick Up Will Take Place Tuesday

Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe wants to remind everyone that street department crews will be doing a double trash pick up on Tuesday, December 26, for those living in the southwest and northwest quadrants of town. To ensure everyone’s trash is collected, residents should have their trash set out by 7 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Two Juveniles Die in Kokomo Fire Sunday

At approximately 3:38 a.m. Sunday, officers of the Kokomo Police Department and the Kokomo Fire Department responded to the 900 block of North Morrison Street on a report of a residence fully engulfed in flames.  Upon arrival, emergency personnel found a two-story; single family dwelling, engulfed in flames and subjects possibly trapped inside the dwelling.…

Dr. Phil J. Dupler

Dr. Phil J. Dupler, 81, most recently of Naples, Fla. died on October 5, 2017, due to complications of renal failure. He was born to Woody and Thelma Dupler on January 17, 1936, in Frankfort, Indiana. During his high school days, Phil kept the local sports pages populated with articles citing his accomplishments in football,…

Hershman to Retire from Indiana Senate

State Sen. Brandt Hershman (R-Buck Creek) Friday announced he will be resigning his position on January 2, 2018, after 18 years of service in the Senate. “I’m deeply grateful to the people of Senate District 7 for the chance to represent them at the Statehouse over the past 18 years,” Hershman said. “Throughout my tenure,…

INDOT to Have Santa Tracker Available Once Again

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces, for the third consecutive year, that it will be tracking the movements of Jolly ‘Ol Saint Nick while he makes his rounds in the Hoosier State. On December 24, beginning at 6 p.m. eastern time, INDOT Social media pages will track the movements of Santa Claus as he enters…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   The Colfax Historical Society is reaching out to people who started their education at Colfax Elementary and then continued their education at Clinton Prairie Junior/Senior High School. Earlier this year, the CHS contacted graduates of Colfax High…

Possibility of a White Christmas on the Horizon

Winter is officially upon us as of 11:28 a.m. Thursday. And, with the Christmas and New Year holidays right around the corner, it seems quite appropriate that this weekend’s forecast has the possibility of a White Christmas for those of us in west central and central Indiana. According to the National Weather Service, an approaching…