Ken Hartman

Quinton’s House Re-Dedicated With Ribbon Cutting

Quinton’s House, a child advocacy center in Frankfort, held its open house and re-dedication ceremony Wednesday at its new location at 659 Washington Avenue. “I just want to tell this community that they are amazing,” said Quinton’s House Executive Director Denise Barney. “People have stepped up in unbelievable ways to make this a reality here.…

Chasing Checkers — Images of the Brickyard Coming May 4

The Frankfort Community Public Library invites everyone to join them on Friday, May 4, to experience one of Indiana’s most famous tourist attractions – the Indianapolis Motor Speedway!  IMS is known internationally as “The Greatest Race Course in the World” and hosting the largest single-day sporting event. The Friends of the Frankfort Library’s annual program…

Community Events

The City of Frankfort has announced that the Spring Cleanup will run through Saturday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday at the Frankfort Street Department on Burlington Avenue. The Farmers Bank Shred Days will be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, on the…

Clinton County Under Freeze Warning Early Sunday Morning

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Freeze Warning for Clinton County from 1-8 a.m. Sunday morning. Temperatures will be in the upper 20s to lower 30s which could lead to damage of sensitive plants. These conditions will kill crops and other sensitive vegetation. The outlook for next week has thunderstorms as a…

Farmers Bank Promotes Sparks to Assistant Branch Manager

Shelby Sparks has been promoted to Assistant Branch Manager at the Noblesville Office, effective April 30, 2018.  Shelby began her employment at The Farmers Bank in June 2016 as a Float Teller.  She most recently served as Teller III and Branch Administration Assistant. Shelby graduated from Clinton Central High School.  She is pursuing a Business…

State Police Declaring Case in Lafontaine as Homicide

At approximately 9:29 a.m. Wednesday, officers from the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department responded to a 911 call reporting a possible death at 123 Clear Creek Drive, Lafontaine, IN.Upon entering the house, officers found the body of Jordon Richards, 22. Richards lived at the residence. At the request of the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department, a joint…

I-65 Project Will Open Added Travel Lane Monday Morning

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) advises our contractor, Walsh Construction plans to open the added travel lane on I-65 after rush hour on Monday, April 30, weather permitting. The additional lane in each direction is from approximately the 168 to the 176 mile marker. As part of an $82.8 million contract, Walsh Construction added…

Department of Education Denies IDOE Request on Diplomas

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) announced Friday the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) has formally denied Indiana’s waiver request regarding the inclusion of all Indiana high school diplomas in graduation rate calculations as outlined in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA). IDOE is disappointed in this decision, given the negative impact this will have…

Mock Car Crash Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Designed to remind Frankfort high school students of the dangers of drunk driving as the May 5 prom approaches, Frankfort firefighters will lead an Every 15 Minutes drill and Mock 10-50 (car crash) May 3-4 at Frankfort High School.   On Thursday, May 3 beginning at 7:30 a.m., an Every 15 Minutes drill will be conducted in Frankfort High School…

Infosys Picks Indiana for New U.S. Education Center, Adding an Additional 1,000 New Jobs

Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, announced Thursday its plans to establish a U.S. Education Center in Indianapolis to train its U.S. workers with 21st century skills. With its growth, the company plans to increase its workforce in Indiana to 3,000 by the end of 2023. “Today’s announcement with…