Ken Hartman

Clinton Prairie Class of 1977 Schedules 40th Class Reunion

The Clinton Prairie Class of 1977 is inviting everyone to attend their 40-year class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 7 beginning at 4 p.m. at the South Fork Restaurant and Pub, 105 S. Glick St., Mulberry. The class has reserved the banquet room (east of the bar area) of the South Fork Pub in Mulberry. This venue…

Old Stoney to Turn Blue in Honor of Law Enforcement

Old Stoney will be turned blue beginning tonight at dusk and remain so until the morning of Tuesday, August 8 in recognition of Frankfort’s dedicated police officers and in memory of the tragic passing of two outstanding police officers in Indianapolis and Southport. “The past several days have been extremely painful and difficult for many…

National Night Out Scheduled for Tonight At TPA Park

In their continuing work building a strong police-community partnership, increased crime prevention awareness and enhanced neighborhood spirit and unity, Frankfort Police will host their annual National Night Out tonight, Tuesday, August 1 from 6-8 p.m. in TPA Park (near the bird aviary).   According to Frankfort National Night Out Program Coordinator Detective Assistant Colleen Moore,…

Firefighters Continuing Smoke Detector Initiative

Frankfort firefighters will continue their initiative to install smoke detectors and replace batteries in existing detectors for all those needing this protection with a Smoke Detector Blitz this Saturday from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the southeast section of town.   According to Fire Chief John Kirby, 2,600 alarms have been installed to date…

Clay County Man Killed in Crash on I-465

The Indiana State Police are investigating an early morning single vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Clay County man Monday morning. Just before 5:30 a.m., emergency crews were called to a single vehicle crash on I-465 westbound near the 36 mile marker. An off duty Johnson County Sheriff’s Deputy saw the aftermath of…

Motorcyclist Seriously Injured in I-65 Crash

Around 11:30 a.m. Monday morning troopers from the Indianapolis State Police Post and area emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on I-65 near the 110 mile marker. Troopers arrived to find a Hyundai SUV and Honda motorcycle scattered across the north bound lanes of the interstate. The driver of the Hyundai, 43-year-old Carry…

Indiana Youth Institute Encouraging Schools to Delay Start Times

By Tami Silverman Our teens are tired. While sluggish starts, missed alarms or pleas to sleep in on weekend mornings have long been associated with “lazy” teenagers, adequate sleep is an integral part of their healthy development. Nearly 8 in 10 Indiana high school students sleep less than the recommended eight hours on school nights.…

Despite Weather Woes, Crops Are Better Now Than Two Years Ago

This year has been an incredibly difficult one for Clinton County farmers due to an over abundance of rain. However, Britt Reese, Agriculture and Natural Resources Editor for the Purdue Extension Clinton County, said things are better now than two years ago. “In Central Indiana right now, about 40 percent of our corn is rated…

One Killed in Two-Vehicle Crash on State Road 39 South

One person was killed Saturday morning in a two-vehicle accident on State Road 39 South and County Road 550 South. The victim was identified as Peggy Lukasik, 64, of Frankfort According to Major Joe Mink of the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, at approximately 8:32 a.m., the driver of one of the vehicles, Matthew A. Coleman,…