Ken Hartman

Body Found Near Water Tower Identified

On Monday September 11, the Clinton County Coroner, Amanda Abbott, along with officers from the Sheriff’s Office, investigated the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a (male) body found near the water tower, at State Road 28 and County Road 450 West. Wednesday, the man has been identified as Stephen E Philburn, 45, of Dayton, Indiana.…

FOP Hosting Canned Food Drive This Month

The annual Frankfort Fraternal Order of Police Can Food drive will be held on Sunday, September, 17, from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of Schulz IGA – 656 W Walnut Street, Frankfort. September is Hunger Action Month. Everyone can make an impact in the fight against hunger by supporting this event. The…

Holcomb Reaffirms Commitment to Japanese Officials, Business Leaders

Governor Eric J. Holcomb continued his international trade mission this week in Tokyo, furthering Indiana’s economic partnerships with Japan. The governor signed an historic memorandum of cooperation with the government of Japan to advance collaborative efforts toward two-way investment, trade and workforce development, and met with executives of Japan-based companies with operations in Indiana. “After…

Clinton County Council Gives Commissioners Funds for Study of Clinton County Courthouse

The Clinton County Council on Tuesday approved appropriating $57,000 to the Clinton County Commissioners to have American Structure Point begin a study on the possible renovations and overall needs of the Clinton County Courthouse. “We essentially gave American Structure Point the go-ahead to do a top-to-bottom overall look at the courthouse,” said Clinton County Council…

Indiana School Among 2018 ‘Best Colleges’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting dozens of Indiana colleges and universities are included on a list of the best in the country. The annual rankings released by U.S. News and World Report consider factors including 15 “indicators of academic excellence.” More than 300 schools are on the 2018 Best Colleges list in the National Universities category. Over…

Purdue Touting Record Enrollment

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Purdue University has a new record for overall enrollment on the West Lafayette campus. The university says the 41,573 students enrolled in the 2017-2018 academic year is an increase of more than 1,100 from the previous year. The enrollment number includes just over 31,000 undergraduates. Kristina Wong Davis, vice provost…

Work on Columbia Street Will Begin Wednesday Morning

Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe has announced that Miller Pipeline is scheduled to work on a gas line on Columbia Street between Washington Avenue and Morrison Street beginning Wednesday morning. Forsythe said Miller Pipeline will have to go under the railroad track in front of the Downtown Diner to do the work. He said it…

Kokomo Mayor to Speak on Infrastructure at CRLC Meeting

Mayor Greg Goodnight will be the guest speaker at Conexus Indiana’s Central Region Logistic Council (CRLC) meeting on Sept. 19 in Indianapolis. Goodnight was invited to speak to the Council about infrastructure needs at the local level. Conexus Indiana is a private sector-led initiative that focuses on advanced manufacturing and logistics. Conexus Indiana created the…