Ken Hartman

United Way Announces Activities at Hot Dog Festival

Festival goers will have a chance to learn more about United Way for Clinton County while having fun.  There will be several opportunities at the United Way booth which will be located on the corner of Main and Clinton on the court house side of the square.  Showing our hands for United Way – children…

Mobile Food Pantry Site Changed

The Food Finders Mobile Food Pantry Food Give Away Day has been moved from Harmony Baptist Church to St. Matthew United Methodist Church at 1951 Wilshire Drive in Frankfort. The time for the give away remains at 11 a.m. Tuesday. Food will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis and individuals are encouraged…

State Unemployment Statistics Released

Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.0 percent for June and remains lower than the national rate of 4.4 percent. The unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labor force. Indiana’s labor force decreased by 2,427 over the previous month with a 4,088 increase in…

Brickyard 400 Battling Attendance Issue

It’s Brickyard 400 weekend in Indianapolis, and the president of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway says attendance remains the top issue for race-related officials. Doug Boles says changes designed to address lagging tickets sales are afoot, including the series’ announcement that next year’s race will move to September. Other potential attendance-boosting moves include a new concert experience the…

Short List Released for I-69 Ohio River Crossing Project

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the project team behind the I-69 Ohio River Crossing has unveiled a short list of potential locations for the new I-69 bridge connecting Evansville and Henderson, Kentucky. The three corridors are being recommended for further evaluation in a Draft Environmental Impact Statement. The corridors, known as West Corridor 1, West…

Trump Nominates McKinney for Ag Affairs Post

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that President Donald Trump says he will nominate Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Ted McKinney to be Under Secretary for Trade and Foreign Agricultural Affairs. U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue says McKinney’s background will make him an “unapologetic advocate for U.S. products in the world marketplace.” McKinney became…