Ken Hartman

Peru Man Dies in Miami County Crash

At approximately 9:43 a.m. Monday, officers from the Indiana State Police and the Miami County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle crash on State Road 218 at Foreman Drive, in which a Peru man died. The preliminary crash investigation by Indiana State Police Sergeant Rick Brown revealed that Robert Elliott III, 45, Peru, IN…

Letter to the Editor Received on Teacher Appreciation Week

During this Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate school librarians. Many people do not realize that school librarians are licensed teachers who attain additional certification for school librarian. Unfortunately, many Indiana school districts have cut the number of certified school librarians, further risking our children’s digital and information literacy and achievement in college, career and life.…

Letter to the Editor Received on Teacher Appreciation Week

During this Teacher Appreciation Week, we celebrate school librarians. Many people do not realize that school librarians are licensed teachers who attain additional certification for school librarian. Unfortunately, many Indiana school districts have cut the number of certified school librarians, further risking our children’s digital and information literacy and achievement in college, career and life.…

Music Down Under to Feature Mike Flowers on May 24

Enjoy an evening of free music at Harry’s Coffee Bar. The Frankfort Community Public Library announces Music Down Under featuring Mike Flowers. Music Down Under will take place on Thurs., May 24, at 6 p.m. in Harry’s Coffee Bar on the lower level of the Frankfort Community Public Library. Light refreshments available for purchase and…

INDOT Announces Local Trax Matching Grant Deadline

The Indiana Department of Transportation reminds Indiana cities, towns, and counties that the agency is accepting applications for the Local Trax matching grant program through August 31. Local Trax provides at least $125 million in state matching funds for communities interested in pursuing high-priority railroad grade separations, crossing closures, and other safety enhancements at railroad…

Purdue Expecting Record Enrollment This Fall

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University is expecting an incoming freshman class of 8,300, which would be the largest in school history. The university says the record total is largely fueled by an increase in out-of-state students. In all, Purdue expects the overall undergraduate enrollment to also mark an all-time high. The school says it is…

Major Housing Development Underway in Elwood

Inside INdiana Business is reporting construction is underway on a $27 million residential development around a golf course in Elwood. Plans for Bison Ridge Estates include dozens of homes, apartments, villas and up to 48 senior living units. Mayor Todd Jones says “this development is helping to eliminate the lack of adequate housing for not…

IU Health Arnett Welcomes New Radiologist

Indiana University Health Arnett Physicians is pleased to announce Imran Kazem, MD has recently joined our Radiology department. Dr. Kazem earned his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency in Radiology from Beaumont Hospital. In addition, Dr. Kazem completed a fellowship in MRI & Body Imaging through the Baylor College…

Hoosier Heartland Conference Boys’ and Girls’ Track Results

Boys’ Track Hoosier Heartland Conference Team Standings Eastern 179 1/2, Clinton Prairie 101, Rossville 98, Sheridan 89, Carroll 74, Tri-Central 37, Taylor 24, Clinton Central 17 1/2. Individual Results 100 meters — 1. Turner (T-C) 11.81; 7. Hathaway (R) 12.26. 200 — 1. Spencer (E) 23.64; 8. Heidi (CC) 24.99. 400 — 1. Martin (CP)…

Howard County Sheriff’s Department Investigating Fatal Crash

At approximately 10:36 p.m. on Sunday May 6, the Howard County Sheriff Department responded to a two vehicle crash in the 5800 block West of State Road 26.  Preliminary investigation shows that a 2000 Silver GMC Yukon Denali, driven by 27 year old Adam Betzner of Kokomo, was traveling westbound on State Road 26.  Evidence…