Ken Hartman

Public Safety Officials Working Relentlessly to Ensure Safety on Race Day

Indianapolis area public safety officials have received dozens of questions related to security plans prior to, and the day of the 101st running of the Indianapolis 500 Race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on May 29th. The Speedway Police Department, along with the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Department, the Marion County Sheriff’s Department and the Indiana…

K9 Officer Bane Joins Frankfort Police Force

With the official swearing in of two-year-old Dutch Shepherd Bane at today’s Board of Public Works meeting, the Frankfort Police Department has two K9 officers on patrol, with Bane and his partner Patrol Officer Beau Smith working the road since the last week in April.   Trained in Michigan, Bane is certified for criminal apprehension,…

Green Meadows Elementary School Announces ‘All A’s’ Honor Roll

Green Meadows Elementary School has released its ‘All A’s’ honor roll for the 2016-2017 school year. 5th Grade Quarter 1 — Isabelle Bacon, Isabelle Bybee-Goodnight, Jade Carbajal, Felysiti  Chumley, Aadyn Crick, Kolby Dehn, Collin Frye, Natalie Garcia-Hernandez, Dalys Garcia-Martinez, Gael Hernandez, Angel Hernandez-Cruz, Jack Hoyer, Aidan Hudspith, Hannah Huffer, Kye Kirby, Haylee Knox, Michelle Lopez,…

Brickyard 400 Date Changed to September in 2018

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that NASCAR has announced several changes to its 2018 schedule, including moving the Brickyard 400 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The event at the World’s Greatest Racecourse is scheduled next year for September 9th, as opposed to previous years in July or early August. This year’s Brickyard 400 weekend will…

Frankfort Police Now Accepting Anonymous Crime and Drug Tips Via Nixle

Within the FPD Nixle communication platform is an anonymous TIPPING function that allows residents to send drug and crime related messages directly to the Investigation, Patrol and Narcotics Divisions. “The TIPS function is another way the Frankfort Police Department is enhancing communication and partnering with the community to solve crime, drugs, and quality of life…

Indiana State Looking to Elevate Overall Athletic Program with Campaign

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana State University has launched its first-ever athletics-only fundraising campaign. Elevate – The Campaign For Sycamore Athletics, which is looking to raise $600,000, will focus on primary areas “targeted for implementation or improvement.” They include a new Sports Performance and Nutrition Station, a Sycamore Fuel Initiative, Sycamore Football Offices…

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Forest Resident

A traffic stop near the intersection of Hoke and Wabash resulted in a Methamphetamine drug arrest Monday evening. According to Frankfort Police Chief Troy Bacon, Frankfort Police Officer Lance Pickrell was participating in Operation Pull Over when the traffic stop was made. “After Officer Pickrell conducted the traffic stop, he observed the driver acting nervous…

Crum Sets New School Pole Vault Record in West Lafayette Sectional

Frankfort High School junior Colton Crum set a new personal, school and sectional record when he cleared 17 feet, 1 inch Friday in the pole vault competition at the West Lafayette boys’ track and field sectional. Crum joins four other Clinton County athletes — FHS junior Noah Dubree (pole vault), Clinton Central senior Keenan Orr…

Building Trades Class Hosts Open House on Southridge Drive

The Building Trades Class of Frankfort and Clinton Prairie High Schools presented the 2017 Building Trades Open House Friday at 2049 Southridge Drive in Frankfort. “I think it’s a great collaboration (between the schools), it involves a number of students and it teaches them a lot different skills and a lot of different trades as well…