Ken Hartman

TPA Park to Have Movie at Dusk Friday Night

Frankfort Parks Superintendent Joel Tatum reminds residents to join the Parks Department at dusk Friday near Shelter #5 in TPA Park for a free showing of the movie ‘A Dog’s Purpose.’ Tatum wants to give a special thanks to NTK for sponsoring the movie. Bring your blankets and lawn chairs to enjoy a great family-friendly…

Alleged Drunk Driver Hits ISP Vehicle on I-465

An alleged drunk driver crashed into an Indiana State Police Car early Thursday morning on I-465 near East Street on the south side. Around 2:30 a.m., Trooper Scott Probasco was dispatched to reports of metal debris in the roadway on I-465 eastbound at the 1.5 mile marker. While blocking two lanes with his emergency lights…

Frankfort Community Public Library Receives Digital Grant

The Frankfort Community Public Library (FCPL) has received a Library Services and Technology Act Digitization Grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Indiana State Library, for $7,075.  With the funds received from this grant, FCPL will purchase new equipment to aid in slide digitization as well as hire a…

Whitlock Officially Named New Prairie Superintendent

The Clinton Prairie School Corporation officially named Amanda Whitlock as the new superintendent of the district at a special meeting Tuesday night. Whitlock replaces Chris Sampson, who resigned last month to take an assistant superintendent position with the Perry Township School District in Indianapolis. Whitlock said being a superintendent has been a goal of hers.…

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…