Ken Hartman

Police Investigating Shooting on Bunnell Street

At approximately 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Frankfort Police were dispatched to the 300 block of North Bunnell Street for a man who reported he had just shot an intruder. Officers quickly arrived and attempted life saving measures, as well as detained the shooter. On Wednesday afternoon, Clinton County Coroner Amanda Abbott released the name of…

Frankfort Police Participating in No Shave November

Frankfort Police officers are forgoing their razors this month in favor of facial hair and contributing to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. According to Chief Troy Bacon, “A key part of the national No Shave November campaign is bringing awareness to cancer. Our annual participation in No Shave November has provided a way for officers…

Former Colfax Town Marshal Sentenced to 50 Years

Former Colfax Deputy Town Marshal Keith Smith was sentenced in a Clinton County courtroom to 50 years in prison for murder Tuesday. In September, Smith was found guilty of shooting and killing his wife, Lisa Smith, in March of 2016. Smith, who was sentenced to the Indiana Department of Corrections, indicated he would appeal the…

Paving, Milling Work Continues on Wednesday

Clinton Street from Columbia Street to Jackson Street, Columbia Street from Barner Street to Green Street and the remainder of Paris Street from the dead end to John Street will be paved tomorrow.   Crews will start milling Bob Sanders Drive from Burlington Avenue into TPA Park on Wednesday and then move to Maple Leaf…

I-65 Project Will Close Ramps for Concrete Patching

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the State Road 47 to I-65 southbound entrance ramp at (Exit 146) will close Friday, November 3 at 10 p.m. and reopen Monday, November 5 by 6 a.m. Also, the State Road 28 entrance ramp to I-65 northbound at (Exit 158) will close Friday, November 3 at 10…

Healthy Communities Hosts Party for Retiring Director

Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition held a retirement party for executive director Carol Price Monday afternoon at St. Matthew United Methodist Church. Director of Operations for Healthy Communities Lorra Archibald said they knew they are heading to the Amazon soon, so they thought a travel themed retirement party would be the perfect gift for…

Colfax Historical Society Holding Public Meeting

Much of Colfax’s local history is now archived and on display at the Colfax Perry Township Public Library. Colfax has changed over the years, and the library has grown, but a museum with adequate space to grow the collection is needed. Colfax citizens have long dreamed of the Rosenberger Building as ideal to house a…