Ken Hartman

Daniels Envisions Purdue, Region as ‘Cooler Place’

Purdue University President Mitch Daniels says a more than $1 billion live, work, play development on the West Lafayette campus will be a magnet for attracting and keeping top talent in the region. The Discovery Park District is part of a 30-year vision to transform the west side of the Purdue campus and create a “preeminent environment” for…

Driver Struck and Killed After Exiting Vehicle on I-65

On Saturday, Indiana State Police troopers were originally dispatched to a two vehicle crash on I-65 north bound lanes at the 225.4 mile marker. This is approximately 5 miles north of the Fair Oaks exit in Jasper County. Preliminary investigation by Troopers Eric Rot and Zach Beaver shows that at approximately 7:20 p.m., a crash…

Clinton Prairie Captures Sectional Volleyball Championship

Clinton Prairie captured the Class 2A girls’ volleyball sectional championship Saturday night in Jefferson by defeating Seeger 25-16, 25-19, 25-19 in the championship match. Clinton Prairie now advances to the Taylor Regional on Saturday where they will play Tipton at 10 a.m. in the first regional semifinal matchup. The other regional semifinal has Wabash playing…

Goodwin Funeral Home Hosts First Pumpkin Giveaway

Goodwin Funeral Home held its first Goodwin Pumpkin Giveaway Saturday morning. And, from all indications, it appears as though this will become an annual event. “I do think we’re going to keep doing it,” said Goodwin Funeral Home owner Bill Miller. “The public has been very receptive. It’s fun to see the kids come and…

Rossville Financial Business Cited in Huffington Post

Rossville-based financial planning firm Lyon Park Advisors was recently cited in Huffington Post’s new Money section. In response to a HuffPost media request asking financial professionals for their views on when individuals should hire a financial advisor, Lyon Park President Brad Nelson was quoted on the importance of beginning financial planning early, saying “Young people with…

Community Events

Frankfort Unified Neighborhoods (FUN) Committee and Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition are sponsoring a Jack-Lantern Jamboree and Halloween Parade on Saturday, October 27, from 6-9 p.m. at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Parade line-up starts at 5 p.m. behind the hospital and parade starts at 5:30 p.m. All ages are welcome. Following the parade, there…

Tap Academy Dancers Headed to Disney Over Fall Break

Eleven members from The Tap Academy in Frankfort are going to Walt Disney World in Orlando over fall break. Beginning October 15, The Performance Troupe, headed by Lynne Brinkley, will be getting ready for the trip with the highlight being an evening performance with the Disney Staff on October 17 at Disney Springs. Family members…

High School Football Results Week Nine

The playoffs are now upon us. The “Gridiron Game of the Week” on WILO-AM 1570 and WILO-FM 96.9 will feature a Class A playoff contest between Wes-Del at Clinton Prairie. Wes-Del comes into the game with a 3-6 record having won their last three games against Indianapolis Tindley (42-13), Edinburgh (56-0) and Anderson Preparatory Academy…

Goodwin Funeral Home Having Pumpkin Giveaway Today

Goodwin Funeral Home is having the ‘Goodwin Pumpkin Giveaway’ on Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring the family out for a free pumpkin. A pumpkin will be given to any child accompanied by an adult, while supplies last. For more information, call 654-5533.

Public Officials Facing Corruption Charges

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler has announced charges against 15 former public service and government employees. The defendants are accused of stealing a total of nearly $870,00 from various public sources. The investigation was done in conjunction with the State Board of Accounts, which is seeking repayment of more than $1…