Ken Hartman

Indy Airport Receiving Grants for Airport Improvement

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Federal Aviation Administration has awarded more than $5 million in grants to the Indianapolis Airport Authority through the Airport Improvement Program. The airport says the funding will support projects including taxiway and runway rehabilitation, as well as lighting technology modernization. The authority tells Inside INdiana Business the work will…

Jobs for Life Classes Accepting Student Applications

The Jobs for Life Initiative is now accepting applications for Jobs for Life students.  The Jobs for Life class, sponsored by area churches and local businesses, is a faith based program that equips men and women to find employment by learning the necessary skills required for employment such as completing a vocational plan, meeting with…

Community Justice Campus Gets Approval in Indy

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the City-County Council in Indianapolis has approved up to $20 million for planning and design work associated with a proposed community justice campus on the city’s east side. Estimates released in March peg the total cost of the project at $565 million to $575 million. Additional, off-site projects related to a new center could…

Suncrest Only Clinton County School to Receive Grant from IU Health

Suncrest Elementary School is the only Clinton County school to receive a “IU Health Strong Schools” grant given to elementary and middle schools across the state by Indiana University Health. Suncrest received $3,000 to increase the number of physical activity minutes and increase knowledge of healthy eating or access to healthy food for students. Suncrest…

Whitestown Welcomes $50 Million Facility

The chief executive officer of Pennsylvania-based AmerisourceBergen Drug Corp. says the company picked Whitestown for a nearly $50 million investment, in part, because of the work force it will be able to attract there. The global health care company cut the ribbon this morning on the distribution facility, which Steven Collis says could ultimately employ up to…

Michigantown Female Killed in Two-Car Accident

A Michigantown female died Thursday from injuries she sustained in a two-car accident on the Michigantown Blacktop Wednesday. Lindsey Howe, 22, of Michigantown, died at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis after the vehicle she was a passenger in failed to yield at the intersection of North County Road 350 East and East Michigantown Road, and…