Ken Hartman

Ivy Tech Community College Credentials Surpass Goal

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Ivy Tech Community College is reporting an increase in the completion of credentials among students for the 2017-2018 academic year. The college says it awarded 25,803 certificates, technical certificates and associate degrees to more than 18,000 students, an increase of more than 4,500 credentials over the previous year. The…

Survey Shows Hoosier Grads Believe College Is Worth It

More than 85 percent of graduates from 12 Indiana public and private colleges say they were satisfied or extremely satisfied with the education they received, according to the results of the second Gallup-Indiana Graduate Satisfaction Survey released today by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education. With funding support from Strada Education Network, Gallup and the Commission,…

Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Starts Friday

The Frankfort Traffic Safety Partnership, comprised of the Frankfort Police Department and Clinton County Sheriff’s Office is joining about 230 law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and thousands nationwide in the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over mobilization. From mid-August through Labor Day, police will be out in full force arresting impaired drivers. Expect to see increased…

Two Men Arrested for Drag Racing on I-70 Near Downtown Indy

Just after 2:30 a.m. Thursday, Indiana State Police Sergeant Jon Caddell found himself in the right place at the right time to intervene when two reckless drivers allegedly raced one another on I-70 eastbound in the north split. Sgt. Caddell said “I noticed a Corvette and a Mustang recklessly weaving in and out of traffic…

Stream Monitors Sought for Deer Creek-Sugar Creek Project

Do you know what lives in your water or how your local streams’ water quality compares to others in the area? Join the Deer Creek-Sugar Creek Project and the Carroll County SWCD as a Hoosier Riverwatch volunteer stream monitor. “The best way to know and understand the quality of our streams is to spend time…

New Space Camp for Adults Scheduled for Frankfort

IN Space Adult Camp is your chance to play like a kid, but use your years of knowledge to create adult experiments to travel to the edge of space. This short, but fun camp starts on Friday evening, at 6 p.m. on August 24 with a BBQ Meet and Greet. Get to know your teammates and…

Police Department’s K-9 Bane Receives New Body Armor

Frankfort Police Department’s K9 Bane has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. The vest was sponsored by Dawn and Tom Horlacher of Frankfort, IN and embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Sgt. Robert D. Maxey MCSD #158”. “On behalf of…