Ken Hartman

Railroad Track Potholes Causing Problems on Washington Avenue

Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe said he wants the public to know he is trying to help fix a problem near the railroad tracks on Washington Avenue that has numerous potholes in them next to Galvin’s Auto Sales. “This is not the city’s responsibility,” said Forsythe. “I can’t do anything with it.” Forsythe said he…

Name Change Coming for Frankfort Airport Ownership

There’s a new name coming to the Frankfort Municipal Airport soon as Montgomery Aviation will become First Wing Jet Center sometime in March according to Vice President and General Manager Shaun White. “It marks a new chapter for us,” said White Monday night. “We’ve been under new ownership for a little over two years now.…

Ivy Tech Partners With Marian University

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Ivy Tech Community College has partnered with Marian University on a statewide reverse transfer agreement. The partnership will allow students who transferred to Marian before graduating from Ivy Tech the opportunity to earn an associate degree. Ivy Tech Vice President for Academic Affairs Russ Baker says, “Ivy Tech is proud of…

Indiana’s Workforce is Mission: Critical

Indiana is ranked the #10 Best Place to Do Business, #4 for Quality of Life, #1 for Regulatory Environment and #2 for Software Job Growth. Indianapolis is ranked #3 for Tech Jobs for Women. We have four of the top 25 Best Places to live in America, with my hometown of Fishers topping the list.…

Reggie Wayne to be Inducted Into Colts Ring of Honor

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indianapolis Colts have announced former wide receiver Reggie Wayne will be the newest member of the Colts Ring of Honor. Wayne will be inducted at Lucas Oil Stadium during the 2018 season. Colts owner and CEO Jim Irsay “No one is more of a true Colt than Reggie Wayne.”  “He…

Clinton County Under Flood Watch Through Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has expanded the Flood Watch to include portions of central Indiana and west central Indiana, including the following areas in central Indiana, including Clinton County, through Wednesday morning. Besides Clinton, other affected areas are Boone, Howard and Tipton in east Central Indiana. In west central Indiana, areas now affected…

Optimist’s Oratorical Contest for Scholarships Set

Youth are invited to gain experience in public speaking and compete for college scholarships in this contest.  Any youth under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2017 may enter.  There is no minimum age.  The topic is “Where are My Roots of Optimism?”.  The length of each speech must be 4 to-5 minutes…

New Purdue Program Aims to End Special Education Teacher Shortage

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University’s College of Education says its new accelerated degree program, Fast-Track, will get special education teachers into classrooms sooner. The program begins in fall semester 2018, and offers special education majors the opportunity to graduate within three years. Purdue special education clinical instructor Jasmine Begeske says the Fast-Track program is…

Art of the Passion Exhibit Coming to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Nineteen award winning and notable artists will be featured in a two week religious art exhibit commemorating Holy Week and Eastern through a collaborative depiction of the Stations of the Cross and the Stations of the Resurrection. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2029 South State Road 39, in Frankfort is host to the non-denominational, reflective and…