Ken Hartman

Frankfort School Board Hits Snag on High School Renovation

The Community Schools of Frankfort Board of Education thought they were in good shape on the possibility of adding some last-minute items to the Frankfort High School renovation project. However, that wasn’t quite the case. “The board had previously prioritized some of that additional work,” said CSF Superintendent Don DeWeese. “We thought they were going…

Clinton Street to be Closed for Hour to Take Down Buildings

City officials have announced that Clinton Street will be closed from the parking lot at Ivy Tech Community College to Sycamore Street between noon and 1 p.m. today so workers can safely take down two buildings across from Old Stoney, Everyone is urged to stay away from the area while this is being done.

Frankfort Middle School Teams Perform Well in Area Competition

Frankfort Middle School did well at the area competition. The English, Social Studies and Interdisciplinary teams came in first. The Science and Math team took second. The Middle School would like to thank TL Myers for their support and donation as well as they’s like to thank weinkwell.com for their T-shirt donations.

Increasingly Potent Opiates Puts Hoosiers, Responders at High Risk

State medical personnel and responders are sounding the alarm on a continuing drug trend that could overdose, or potentially kill, Hoosiers and responders with minimal contact. Gray Death, a particularly dangerous mixture of heroin, fentanyl, carfentanil and other synthetic opioids, made its way to Indiana this week, causing an overdose in central Indiana. Partners warning…

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.…