Ken Hartman

Clinton County SWCD Tree Seedling Give-A-Way

In celebration of Arbor Day and the National Association of Conservation Districts’ Soil and Water Stewardship Week the Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation District will be handing out free tree seedlings.  Two tree species are being offered – Shagbark Hickory and Bur Oak tree seedlings – while supplies last. You may pick up a…

New Law that Includes DNA of Arrested Felony Suspects Results in Matches to New and Old Criminal Investigations

This week the Indiana State Police Laboratory completed compilation of information for the Indiana Legislature about SB322, which was passed in the 2017 legislative session and became law on January 1, 2018. The change in the law resulted in the expansion of samples that are entered into the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS). Prior to…

USB Chairman Releases Letter on State of Frankfort Utilities

To the Frankfort Community: In keeping with the Frankfort Municipal Utilities’ ongoing commitment to communications and transparency, I want to address the Utility Service Board’s review of General Manager Todd Corrie’s job performance and subsequent pay raise. But first, I want to provide the community a snapshot of the Frankfort Municipal Utilities’ overall mission. FMU…

USB Chairman Releases Letter on State of Frankfort Utilities

To the Frankfort Community: In keeping with the Frankfort Municipal Utilities’ ongoing commitment to communications and transparency, I want to address the Utility Service Board’s review of General Manager Todd Corrie’s job performance and subsequent pay raise. But first, I want to provide the community a snapshot of the Frankfort Municipal Utilities’ overall mission. FMU…

Early Voting for May Primary Election Now Available

Absentee voting for the upcoming Primary Election on Tuesday, May 8, is now underway. This period of voting will go until Monday, May 7. Those wishing to vote absentee may do so at the Clinton County Courthouse until Friday, May 4, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Individuals can also vote on…

Next Panel Discussion on Opioid Crisis Set for Wednesday

The third panel conversation created by Center Township and United Way for Clinton County is going to be this Wednesday, April 18 at 6 p.m. The conversation will take place at Frankfort High School in the cafeteria. Therapists from Wabash Valley Alliance and Howard Community Counseling Center will be our panelists, as well as doctors…

Howard County Coroner Releases First Quarter Report for 2018

Howard County Coroner Dr. Steven Seele has released the office’s first quarter report for 2018. The Howard County Health Department-Vital Records Division recorded over 250 deaths in Howard County in the 1st Quarter of 2018 which ended March 31st.  Of those deaths, 44 were investigated by the Howard County Coroner’s Office with 33 of those…

Nickel Plate Flats Seeking Variance From Drainage Board

The Nickel Plate Flats Apartment Complex being built in downtown Frankfort has hit a bit of a snag on the outside of the building which is going to force the developer to ask for a variance on drainage. “This seems to be a miscommunication between the property owner, developer and the engineer,” said Clinton County…

Traffic Violation Leads to Discovery of 78 Pounds of Marijuana

Early Monday morning an Indiana State Trooper pulled over a 2017 Ford Expedition for a traffic violation on I-70 near Greenfield. The trooper later discovered more than 78 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle. Today, around 11:00 a.m. a Trooper who was patrolling I-70 in Hancock County noticed a black SUV weaving outside the traffic…