Ken Hartman

Brownsburg Begins Work on $80 Million Downtown Project

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that work is officially underway on the first piece of a planned $80 million investment in downtown Brownsburg. The city is partnering with Indianapolis-based Envoy Inc. and others on Elevate Office Suites, which includes more than 100 office suites and a coworking space. Brownsburg Redevelopment Commission Vice President Troy Austin says…

Sports ‘Bubble’ Could be in Lawrenceburg’s Future

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Northern Kentucky-based Town & Country Sports and Health Club has presented a proposal to the Lawrenceburg City Council for a $10 million indoor sports facility in the Dearborn County city. Eagle Country 99.3 reports the vision includes an 80-foot-tall pressurized bubble and attached office space. The facility would be…

Burns Announces Her Retirement From Community Foundation

Community Foundation President Hilda Burns has announced her retirement at the end of the current year after 23 years with the organization. Burns said the past 20-plus years, she has had the opportunity to work with donors, staff of not-for-profit and organizations, board members, committee members, volunteers and community leaders in an effort to make…

Clinton County Family YMCA Schedules Community Bike Ride

The Clinton County Family YMCA 2017 Community Bike Ride will be held Saturday, June 3 at 10 a.m. This event will support the Y’s 2017 Annual Campaign Third Grade Initiative. Races include a division time trial, which is a 10-mile loop for ages 16 and older; a color fun-ride challenge, which is a 10-mile or…

Police Memorial Service Set for Friday at Veterans Park

The annual Police Memorial Service, honoring the sacrifices of local and state law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be Friday, May 19 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Park (corner of Main and Washington Streets). According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, the site of this year’s service is in remembrance of former…

State Police Vehicle Involved in Accident in Wolcott

At approximately 1:06 p.m. Monday on US 231 at the east intersection of US 24 in Wolcott, an Indiana State Police Commercial Motor Vehicle (ISP CMV) police car was broadsided by a cement mixer truck sending both drivers to separate hospitals. The preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2009 white Ford Crown Victoria driven by Motor…

Indiana Farm Bureau Members Report Spring Planting Progress

Indiana crop farmers have been battling extreme rain and cold temperatures since late April. Indiana Farm Bureau spoke to several corn and soybean farmers in various counties across the state to learn how the weather has affected this planting season.. While the amount of corn and soybeans planted so far varies drastically depending on the…

OCRA Takes Part in Dedication of Diana Theatre Mural in Tipton

The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs(OCRA) took part in the dedication and unveiling of the Diana Theatre Mural on Saturday, May 13th in downtown Tipton. In the fall of 2016, the Tipton Main Street Association received a $10,000 OCRA Downtown Enhancement Grant (DEG) for the Diana Theatre facade improvement and mural project. Every…