Ken Hartman

Clinton County Under Wind Chill Advisory Thursday AM

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Wind Chill Advisory along and west of Carroll County to the Hendricks County line and also along and north of Interstate 70 over west central Indiana, including Clinton County, from 2-11 a.m. Thursday. Winds chills of 15 below to 20 below will occur late tonight and…

Mayor, Trustee Release Shelter Statement

Calling 911 is best resource for those without shelter   First thing this morning, we met with Police Chief Troy Bacon and Fire Chief John Kirby to strategize on a plan going forward for those needing shelter in our ongoing extreme temperatures.   We want to thank the generous folks at the First Nazarene Church…

Fowler Couple Has First Baby of 2018

The first baby of the year was born at 5:11 a.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018, at IU Health in Lafayette. Perrin Michael Barsteika was born to Erin and Michael Bartsteika of Fowler. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21.8 inches long. He is the couple’s first child.

Mayor Asking Public to Help Those Without Shelter

Anyone without shelter in these freezing temperatures tonight or anyone who comes across someone without shelter this evening should call 911 and report that individual(s)’ situation/physical condition. Clinton County Dispatch will send the appropriate local public safety authorities (police, fire, EMS) to help that person or those people and connect them with shelter at the…

Three Vehicle Crash Sends Three to Hospital

At approximately 1:38 p.m. Tuesday on I-65 southbound near the 189 mile marker (that is one mile north of the SR 18/188 MM exit) vehicles had slowed for a car fire when a third vehicle failed to see traffic slow and ran into the rear of the slowed vehicles sending three to the hospital. Preliminary…

Uitts Named Clinton County Commissioners President

Josh Uitts was named the new president of the Clinton County Commissioners Tuesday morning after former president Scott Shoemaker elected not to keep his position. “I’m looking forward to it,” said Uitts. “It’ll be a little bit more responsibility, but we do a pretty good job of splitting things up. I’ll get a chance to…

Secretary of State Reveals Top Investor Threats

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson has released the annual list of top investor threats.. The list is based on current investor complaints and investigations. “All investments involve a degree of risk,” Lawson said in a news release. “Investors can help protect themselves by taking time to research both the investment product and the person selling…

Dangerous Wind Chills Coming to Clinton County

A Wind Chill Advisory remains in effect for Clinton County until 10 p.m. Monday night. A Wind Chill Warning will then be in effect from 10 a.m. Monday night until 1 p.m. Tuesday. Dangerously cold wind chills are expected. The dangerously cold wind chills will cause frostbite in as little as 10 minutes to exposed…

Clinton Prairie Captures Holiday Tournament Title

Clinton Prairie captured the 58th Clinton Central Holiday Tournament championship by defeating Carroll 51-24 Saturday night in Michigantown. The win was the fifth straight for the Gophers, now 7-2. Carroll fell to 3-3. In the third-place contest, Tri-Central defeated Clinton Central 58-42. Tri-Central is now 2-7 with both of its victories coming against Clinton Central,…

Wind Chill Advisory for Clinton County Extended

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has extended the Wind Chill Advisory for Clinton County until 7 p.m. Tuesday night. The wind chill advisory has been in affect since 7 p.m. Saturday. Besides Clinton, other affected areas are Boone, Carroll, Delaware, Fountain, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Parke, Putnam, Randolph, Tippecanoe, Tipton,…