Ken Hartman

Communities to Receive Matching Grants for Roads

Local communities will receive state matching grants to improve roads and bridges, according to State Rep. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo). More than $150 million was awarded to Indiana cities, towns and counties through the Community Crossings grant program, which is now in its second year. The grants are available through the Indiana Department of Transportation as…

Reps Say Road to Mars Goes Through Indiana

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that representatives from the state joined members from the NASA Space Launch System (SLS), Orion and Ground Systems programs to celebrate Indiana’s aerospace and defense industry. Executive Director of the Indiana Aerospace and Defense Council Ryan Metzing says there are more than a dozen small to medium-sized companies, from Evansville…

CAST Meeting Illustrates Internal Workings at CSF

The September meeting of the Community and School Together (CAST) at the Community Schools of Frankfort Administration Building Wednesday focused on the internal workings of the district featuring school secretaries and school nursing as well as a behind-the-scenes look at the bus garage. Secretaries from every level in the Community Schools of Frankfort did a…

Young Republicans of Clinton County Set Meeting

The first meeting of the Young Republicans of Clinton County will be at the Iron Block Building, 62 N. Main St., at 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 28. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the level of interest in Clinton County for the organization and a possible governance structure. Any Republican younger than…

Alleyway Between Clinton and Walnut to be Closed

Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe has announced that the alleyway off South Williams Street between East Clinton and East Walnut Streets will be closed from Friday morning to sometime on Monday, September 25. Forsythe said the area will be barricaded off and no traffic will be allowed in that area.

USB Approves Recommendation to Sell Veterans Park

The Utility Service Board voted unanimously to recommend to the Frankfort City Council that they consider selling Veterans Park to Center Township Monday night. “The Center Township Trustee (Kevin Evans) came to us about a month ago with a request that we sell that property to that organization,” said USB Chairman Mike Kelley. “We don’t…

Frankfort Main Street to Host Trunk or Treat Downtown

Frankfort Main Street is inviting the Clinton County community to participate in our annual Trick & Trunk-or-Treat on the Square on Tuesday, October 31 from 5:30-7 p.m. This is the third year we are inviting churches, organizations, businesses and citizens to come out and participate in Trunk-or-Treat on the Square.  This is an opportunity to both…

Second Annual Oktoberfest Set for October 14

Frankfort Main Street and the Frankfort Jaycees are teaming up once again for the Second Annual Oktoberfest in downtown Frankfort on Saturday, October 14. Don’t miss out on foot stompin’ music provided by Kelley Isenhower “aka” Ike, delicious cuisine provided by local restaurants and spirits provided by Frankfort Main Street & the Frankfort Jaycees! So practice…

Jason Wells Band and Friends to Perform at Library

The Jason Wells Band and Friends will be performing on Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth O’Rear Skanta Theatre.  Tickets will be $5.00 for this performance and will go on sale September 5, 2017. You may purchase your tickets at the library or over the phone with a credit card. The Jason…

New Housing Development Coming to Kokomo

Howard County Developer Kaleb Hollingsworth has announced that his firm will build eight detached townhomes in Kokomo’s Near East Side neighborhood. The $1.6 million private development, known as “The Grove on Mulberry,” will be constructed on the Southeast corner of Mulberry Street and Apperson Way. “The Grove on Mulberry repurposes an underutilized site and continues…