Ken Hartman

High School Sports Schedule January 2-6

TUESDAY, JANUARY 2 FRANKFORT — Boys’ and girls’ swimming at Crawfordsville, 6 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Wrestling at Sheridan, 6 p.m.   THURSDAY, JANUARY 4  CLINTON CENTRAL — Girls’ basketball vs. Bethesda Christian, 7:30 p.m.; Boys’ and girls’ swimming vs. Delphi and Northwestern, 6 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Girls’ basketball vs. Seeger, 7:30 p.m. FRIDAY, JANUARY…

IDHS Offers Hoosier Residents Cold Weather Tips

With the potential for snow accumulation this weekend in Indiana, followed by continued extreme cold, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security is encouraging Hoosiers to be prepared. Cold Weather Precautions Bitter cold will be staying in the state for the next week, with temperatures near or below zero. There is also the possibility of wind…

Winter Weather Advisory Out for Clinton County

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for Clinton County from 2 p.m. Friday afternoon to 4 a.m. Saturday. Besides Clinton, other affected areas will be Carroll, Delaware, Fountain, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Johnson, Madison, Marion, Montgomery, Morgan, Parke, Putnam, Randolph, Rush, Shelby, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vermillion and Warren. Snow…

Mary Ann Stockberger Retires from The Farmers Bank

Mary Ann Stockberger retired from The Farmers Bank, effective Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  Mary Ann began her employment at the bank in August 1976 in the bookkeeping department.  She has provided over 35 years of dedicated service to The Farmers Bank serving in many different roles and departments.  Mary Ann most recently served as Merchant…

Police Arrest Frankfort Man for Domestic Violence

At approximately 8:17 p.m. on December 27, officers were dispatched to a domestic violence report in the 300 block of west Armstrong St.  Officer Joshua Ruben quickly arrived and was alerted to a male, 25-year-old Brian Vasquez, of Frankfort, had allegedly attacked a female and was attempting to leave.  Officer Ruben located Vasquez (who was…

128 Officer Fatalities Reported Nationally in 2017

The number of law enforcement professionals nationwide who died in the line of duty in 2017 dropped to its lowest level in four years, according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund (NLEOMF), a nonprofit group that has long tracked officer fatalities. The NLEOMF announced in its 2017 Preliminary Law Enforcement Fatalities Report that 128 federal, state, local,…

The Cyber Threat: Indiana’s Call to Action

We see it in the news everyday: social media accounts falling victim to cybercriminals and everyday devices connected to the internet, such as cars, under threat of cyberattacks by hackers. Cybersecurity is an issue that affects everyone in Indiana – from small business entrepreneurs to policy makers at the State Capitol. For aerospace and defense…

Long Holiday Weekend Busy for State Troopers

For troopers working out of the Indianapolis Post, heavy holiday travel coupled with slick roads resulted in numerous crashes and calls for service the entire weekend. Troopers stayed busy Friday through Tuesday answering more than 300 traffic related calls for service. Troopers responded to 150 non-injury crashes and 25 personal injury crashes in the seven…

No Trash Collection on New Year’s Day

With New Year’s Day, Monday, January 1 being a City holiday, there will be no trash collection. Street Department crews will do a double pick up Tuesday, January 2 for residents in the southwest and northwest sections of the City.   Since January 2 is a double collection day, trash routes will change with trash…

Presumptive Identification Made on Kokomo Fire Victims

Presumptive identification has been determined through the investigation by the Howard County Coroner’s Office of the two children that died in the house fire at 908 N. Morrison St. in Kokomo Christmas Eve Morning. The deceased sisters are Alexis Ann Jones, age 12 and Mercedes Faith Jones, age 10 of 908 N. Morrison Street. On…