Ken Hartman

INDOT Announces I-65 Overnight Closures Next Week

The Indiana Department of Transportation advises there will be one lane closed on I-65 northbound under Swisher Road, just north of the Wabash River Bridge on Monday, July 17 through Wednesday, July 19 from 9 p.m. until approximately 6 a.m., weather permitting. The contractor will be removing half of the Swisher Road bridge deck over…

Highway Department Updates Road Closures

Clinton County Highway has notified Central Dispatch of updates regarding road closures: New Closure: County Rd 200 S between County Rd 550 W & County Rd 600 W Re-opened: County Rd 900 W just North of State Rd 28 County Rd 300 W between County Rd 500 N and County Rd 600 N Remaining Closed:…

State Accepting ISTEP Replacement Proposals

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana Department of Education has launched the request for proposal process for the exam to replace ISTEP. Indiana’s Learning Evaluation Assessment Readiness Network or ILEARN is set to take over as the statewide standardized test in the 2018-2019 school year. Applications are due August 24. During an interview in…

Central Dispatch Issues Alert for Missing Juvenile

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced they are trying to find a missing juvenile. Taylor Cloud, 15, was last seen on South Second Street in Frankfort on July 12. Anyone with any information should contact Central Dispatch at 765-654-4431 or reply to this Nixle with any TIPS.

USB Chairman Wants Discussion on Veterans Park

The Board of Works heard a presentation Wednesday afternoon from Utility Service Board Chairman Mike Kelley on the future of Veterans Park in downtown Frankfort. At the July 3 USB meeting, Kelley said both Veterans Park and the gazebo within in the park are in need of some repairs. He said they had looked into…

Contractors Looking at Tight Deadline on Cafeteria

Contractors working on the Frankfort High School renovation project are facing a tight deadline with the school cafeteria. “We’ve got to have our cafeteria up and running for the start of school,” said Community Schools of Frankfort Assistant Superintendent Joel McKinney Tuesday night. “There’s a lot of work left to be done in our cafeteria.…

Victim Lifelined After PWC Collision on Lake Shafer

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a Personal Water Craft (PWC) accident that happened on Lake Shafer Wednesday afternoon. At approximately 12:09 p.m. first responders were dispatched to Lake Shafer for four females who had sustained injuries in the incident. Witnesses stated three PWC’s were creating waves and jumping them when two of the machines collided.…

Motor Vehicle Crash Kills One in Lebanon

At 10:03 p.m. on Wednesday, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of a serious motor vehicle crash at the intersection of US 52 and County Road 300 North. Upon officer’s arrival, it was determined that the accident involved a white Ford Fiesta and a white semi tractor without its trailer. The initial…