Ken Hartman

Robert W. Fetterhoff

Robert W. Fetterhoff, 74, died April 14, 2018, in Frankfort, Indiana. A memorial will be held at Pleasant Hill Church, 5025 W. 950 North, Thorntown, at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 21. Pastor Dean Cooper and Minister Brent James will officiate. Mr. Fetterhoff was born June 24, 1944, in Frankfort, Indiana.

Interest Growing in CAST Program for Frankfort Schools

The word is getting out about the CAST (Community and Schools Together) program put on by the Community Schools of Frankfort according to CAST director Lola VanDyke, who is also the Title I director for the district. “It (the word) is really getting out and I think more and more people want to know about…

Report Ranks Indiana High For Economic Outlook

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that an annual report from the Virginia-based American Legislative Exchange Council ranks Indiana’s economic outlook among the best in the country. The Rich States, Poor States index ranks Indiana third on the list, behind only Utah and Idaho. The report ranks states based on 15 variables, such as highest marginal personal income tax…

Purdue Discovery Park District Strikes ‘Breakthrough Moment’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University has announced another private employer’s plans to locate to the 450-acre Purdue Discovery Park District and create hundreds of jobs. Pullman, Washington-based Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories Inc., led by President Ed Schweitzer, a Purdue graduate, says it will build a 100,000 square-foot electric power research facility that could employ…

Crouch Announces 2018 Stellar Communities Program Finalists

On Thursday, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch announced six regions as finalists for the 2018 Stellar Communities Program. Launched in 2011, the Stellar Communities Program is a multi-year, multi-million dollar investment initiative led by the Office of Community and Rural Affairs, which is overseen by Crouch. The program works with communities to develop their strategic community…

I-65 Project Will Close Ramps for Resurfacing

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the I-65 project will close two separate ramps for resurfacing beginning Friday, April 20 at 10 p.m. through Monday, April 23. The two ramps are: –State Road 28 northbound entrance ramp to I-65, reopening by 8 am Monday –I-65 southbound exit ramp to State Road 47, reopening by…

State OKs More I-69 Maintenance, Travel Lane Additions

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana Department of Transportation has awarded $79 million for road construction and maintenance that will continue the repair and widening of I-69. The contracts with Walsh Construction Group, which has a regional office in Crown Point, and Goshen-based Rieth-Riley Construction Co. Inc. involve interchanges, bridges and pavement near Pendleton…

Fairgoers Invited to Step Right Up! to The Greatest 17 Days of Summer

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, circus lovers from around the world! The Indiana State Fair announces its 2018 theme STEP RIGHT UP! to The Greatest 17 Days of Summer, August 3-19. For the first time the Indiana State Fair, the greatest showcase of agriculture and entertainment, is bringing fairgoers a world-class circus featuring acrobats, clowns, trapeze…

Crouch Focuses on Improving Broadband Across Rural Indiana

Wednesday, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch announced that interested candidates are now able to apply for the new position of Director of Broadband Opportunities. This role will be held within Crouch’s office, who serves as the Secretary of Agriculture and Rural Development, and will focus on supporting broadband coverage throughout Indiana. “The lack of quality and…

Collaboration in Mulberry to Provide Nutritious Meals

Mid-Land Meals and Friendship Gardens Mulberry Apartments are teaming up to provide meals to persons 60 years and older. The company of friends and a nutritious meal is a healthy addition to any lifestyle.  At Friendship Gardens Mulberry Apartments you’ll find good company combined with delicious food. Starting in May any person 60 years and…