Ken Hartman

Torrential Rain And Wind Causes Havoc in Frankfort and Clinton County

Tuesday’s severe thunderstorm which brought a continual torrent of rain for over an hour has caused another round of problems in Frankfort and Clinton County. Here is what we know at this point. Clinton County Fair Council Public Relations Director Skip Davis said the Clinton County Fair closed down temporarily early in the afternoon due…

Clinton County Under Flash Flood Watch Until Midnight

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of central Indiana, east central Indiana and north central Indiana, including Clinton County, from 8 a.m. this morning through midnight tonight. Recent heavy rains have resulted in saturated ground across the area. Thunderstorms are once again expected today, some of which…

ISP Officer Pulls Man From Submerged Vehicle

At approximately 11:53 p.m. Friday, officers from the Indiana State Police, the Wabash County Sheriff’s Department, the Indiana Department of Natural Resources (conservation officer), and firefighters from the Roann Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report of a submerged vehicle on Wabash County Road 600 West near County Road 500 North, in which a Roann…

State Announces Plans for 2017 Cooling Program

The Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) has released plans for the 2017 Summer Cooling Program through the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), which began June 26th and concludes August 25th. As one of IHCDA’s key community service programs, LIHEAP’s primary program focus is to help keep Hoosiers warm in the winter. The winter assistance period ended…

Purdue Topples Fundraising Efforts

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University is touting a record year for donations. For fiscal 2016, the school says it took in nearly $352 million. The university is in the midst of its $2 billion “Ever True” fundraising campaign, which will wrap up on the university’s 150th anniversary in June 2019. The funds…

Marble the Steakhouse to Open in Kokomo’s Train Depot

Marble the Steakhouse, an upscale chophouse-style restaurant, is planning a late summer opening in Kokomo’s historic downtown train depot. The restaurant, which will feature steaks, seafood, and chops, is the latest endeavor from Chef Blake Kinder, who currently owns and operates Cook McDoogal’s in downtown Kokomo. “We hope to offer a unique experience at Marble…