Ken Hartman

May Partyline Schedule

The following is the current Partyline schedule for the month of May. Dates will be updated as the month goes on. Thursday, May 11 — Frankfort Building Inspector Sam Payne, Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, Frankfort Parks Superintendent Joel Tatum and Frankfort Parks Supervisor Brittney Parker. Friday, May 12 — Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes. Monday,…

Clinton County Under Flash Flood Watch Until 8 p.m. Thursday

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Clinton County until 8 p.m. Thursday with flash flooding very possible from midnight tonight through Thursday evening as ground is waterlogged and very heavy rain is possible. Besides Clinton, other affected counties are Boone, Carroll, Delaware, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Johnson,…

K9 Chase Receives Bullet and Stab Protective Vest Through Donation

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office K9 Chase has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Chase’s vest is sponsored by Linda Norstrom Jonsson of CA and embroidered with the sentiment “From Jimbo Jonsson-K9 American-to his fellow K9”. K9 Chase is a two…

Frankfort Police Getting Ready for Click It or Ticket Campaign

The Frankfort Police Department announced today its participation in the national and statewide 2017 Click It or Ticket enforcement mobilization occurring May 12- June 4, 2017. Officers will join more than 250 state and local law enforcement agencies, and thousands more across the country, to conduct high-visibility patrols encouraging drivers and passengers to buckle up.…

IU Retail Expert Says Marsh Supermarkets Failed to Carve Out Unique Position

Inside INdiana Business is reporting an Indiana University Kelley School of Business retail expert says Indianapolis-based Marsh Supermarkets failed to carve out a unique position in a very competitive marketplace, leading to its current financial state. John Talbott says it is tough to compete with retailers like Kroger and Walmart, which have more resources. The grocery…

Frankfort Police Urge Residents to Sign Up for Public Safety Alerts

Frankfort Police have partnered with Nixle to implement the company’s Community Notification System to alert residents in real time about localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories.   According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, this free service provides residents with two simple ways to register to receive the alerts: community members can text their zip…

City Council Approves Appropriation for Frankfort Parks Department

The Frankfort City Council Monday night suspended the rules and passed on all three readings an ordinance for an additional appropriation of $41,000 for the Frankfort Parks Department.City Councilman Jim Moyer, who was filling in for Mayor Chris McBarnes, said this needed to be done. “We did not have enough money in the parks’ budget…

Hoosiers Can Report Severe Storm and Flooding Damage

Hoosier homeowners, renters, businesses and private non-profit organizations that sustained uninsured damage caused by severe storms and flooding starting on or after April 26 can report damage online at: https://myoracle.in.gov/hs/damage/ia-public.do?method=active&incidentId=IA20170509102318. A link to the form is also available on the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) website at dhs.in.gov. In the middle of the page under “Featured Topics,”…