Ken Hartman

United Way Having Fundraiser at Dairy Queen

United Way will be having a Dairy Queen Fundraiser on Tuesday, August 15, from 4-10 p.m. at our local Dairy Queen, 1958 E. Wabash St., Frankfort. A percentage of the sales will go the United Way Impact Fund. Come and enjoy dinner or a yummy treat while supporting a good cause.  

INDOT to Close I-65 Exit Ramp to State Road 26

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the I-65 northbound exit ramp to State Road 26 (Exit 172) will close Friday, August 11 at 12:01 a.m. for the contractor to reconstruct the ramp. This will be a one week closure with the anticipated open date of Thursday, August 17 at 11:59 p.m. At the beginning of…

Boone County Names New Community Development Director

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the Boone County Economic Development Corp. has appointed Megan Swain director of community development. Swain previously held sales and customer service positions with Coca-Cola Co. (NYSE: KO) and the Indianapolis Colts. In her new role, Swain will be responsible for “championing creative placemaking efforts and cultivating new business relations”…

INDOT Announces State Road 38 Closure

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces State Road 38 just west of Mulberry near C.R. 950 East is closing today for repairs. This closure is due to a failed culvert pipe underneath the roadway. INDOT will be making the repairs. It is estimated to be closed through Monday, August 14. Stay Informed Motorists can learn…

Lafayette Man Arrested for Monon Bank Robbery

A subject has been arrested on a warrant in connection with the armed robbery of the Alliance Bank on November 29, 2016. Dustin M. Rodgers, 29 of Lafayette has been charged with one count of armed robbery a Level 3 Felony. He is currently incarcerated in the Tippecanoe county Jail on unrelated charges. All questions related to…

Ivy Tech Exec Extols Benefit of Dual Credit

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the senior vice president of work force alignment at the state’s largest post-secondary education institution says completion and availability of dual credit courses for Hoosier high schoolers continue to rise. Chris Lowery says 59,000 high school students right now are taking college courses offered by Ivy Tech alone, double…

Indiana Schools Ranked in ‘Top Colleges’ List

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a list of the nation’s best colleges and universities includes six Indiana schools in the top 200. Forbes says the Top Colleges ranking, in its 10th year, is “ROI-centric” and focuses on factors including alumni salary, graduation rate and student satisfaction. The publication ranks 650 colleges. Debt incurred by…