Ken Hartman

Community Events

The Frankfort Farmers Market is happy to announce that it is back for another season on the south side of the square in downtown Frankfort. The market will be open from 8 a.m. to noon every Saturday. If you would like to be involved as a vendor, contact Rick McWhirt in Michigantown.   The 52nd…

Individuals Urged to Walk More for Better Health

If you’ve been regularly walking for exercise, mixing up your stride time can literally kick your fitness gains to the next level. “Walking for exercise is one of the easiest, cheapest, most accessible ways to burn calories, control weight, increase cardiovascular health, and boost energy levels,” says Stacey Hall, a physical therapist for Indiana University…

Three Area Students Attend Youth Leadership Seminar

Three students from Clinton County recently attended the High O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held at the University of Indianapolis. They were Riley Grasham of Frankfort High School along with Bailey Good and Grayson Snyder from Clinton Prairie High School. . Each spring, select area sophomores from public and private high schools convene at one of…

Purdue Trustees Approve State Funding Request

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Purdue University Board of Trustees has approved the university’s 10-year capital plan, as well as a legislative capital project request for $79 million in state funding in the 2019-2021 biennium. Additionally, the board has added five initiatives to the Purdue Moves strategic plan. Purdue says the biennial plan will be submitted…

Boone County Commissioners Pass Animal Control Ordinance

On Monday, June 4, 2018, at a regularly scheduled Boone County Commissioner’s Meeting, the Commissioners passed the proposed Animal Control Ordinance in a 2-1 vote. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office, the Humane Society for Boone County, County Attorney Bob Clutter, and the Commissioners have been working on this Ordinance for over a year, and along…

Report Says More Students Ready For College

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a new report from the Indiana Commission for Higher Education says more Hoosier high school graduates are prepared for college than ever before. The 2018 College Readiness Report says more students are earning college credit while in high school and fewer graduates require remediation when entering college. The report shows…