Ken Hartman

Community Foundation Donates $250,000 to Prairie Creek Park

With their goal of being more active agents of positive change in the community, Clinton County Community Foundation officials announced a $250,000 gift to the City of Frankfort’s Prairie Creek Park project at a news conference today. Clinton County Community Foundation Chairman of the Clinton County Services Committee Alan Dunn and Clinton County Community Foundation President…

Holcomb: Sunday Sales Bill Exceeds Consumer Expectations

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that with a few pen strokes and an exclamation of “cheers,” Governor Eric Holcomb marked what he calls a historic day for Indiana. Sunday carryout alcohol sales from noon-8 p.m. are now legal, ending a ban that has created years of proposed legislation that never took hold until this year.…

New IU Health Building Will Be More Than a Hospital

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a few weeks ago, we had the enormous pleasure together of breaking ground on the new, nearly $400 million IU Health Regional Academic Health Center that is being built on the historic Indiana University Bloomington campus. This over 700,000-square-foot complex combines both a state-of-the-art, new IU Health Bloomington Hospital…

Street Department Removing Tree on First Street

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced that the Frankfort Street Department will have First Street closed between Boone and South for a tree removal.  Also, Patton Construction will have Kyger Street down to one lane all day between Gentry and John.

Mayor Releases Fourth in Series of Messages on Frankfort Future

The following is the fourth in a series of messages from Mayor Chris McBarnes regarding the administration’s vision for addressing opportunities and challenges on the community’s horizon. Frankfort Moving Forward: Funding the Vision: Enhanced quality of place through green spaces Frankfort must build and expand a comprehensive amenity infrastructure. This type of infrastructure means spaces…

Extension Homemakers Have Scholarship Available

The Clinton County Extension Homemakers has available a $500 scholarship for continuing education, to a county high school graduating senior, or an adult, furthering his or her education. All applicants must be a Clinton County resident for at least one year prior to applying. The winning applicant must be accepted or currently enrolled at a…

All Three Victims in Plane Crash Have Now Been Identified

The Carroll County Coroner’s Office has released the number of people that were in the plane when it crashed on February 22, 2018 as three. The names of the people are as followed; Pilot: Nathan W. Saari, 35 of Marquette, Mich. The two passengers were John T. Pagel, 58 of Kewaunee, Wis. and Steven M.…

Frankfort City Council Votes to End Case Against Gunyon

The Frankfort City Council voted 5-2 to end all harassment accusations and formal complaints against Utility Service Board member Rick Gunyon Monday night. Councilman Eric Woods made the motion for the dismissal by saying the council had enough information to vote on and no more time was needed to be wasted on the issue. Councilman…

South First Street to be Closed Wednesday Morning

As part of the Safe Routes to School project, Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe has announced that the 400 block of South First Street just north of West Boone Street will be closed Wednesday beginning at 8 a.m. to remove a very large tree that needs to be removed. Forsythe said “No Parking — Police…

Former Billing Clerk Arrested on Four Felony Counts

On Monday, a criminal investigation by Indiana State Police Detective Josh Maller resulted in the arrest of Angelina M. Monroe, 38, Sharpsville, IN. Monroe was a former billing clerk for the Wabash City Wastewater Treatment Plant. She was arrested yesterday afternoon when she turned herself into deputies at the Wabash County Jail. Officers served Monroe with…