Ken Hartman

Sectional Girls’ Basketball Tournaments Set to Start

The second season for high school girls’ basketball teams begins this week as sectional play begins around the state. The following is the sectional tournament schedule for all four county schools: Class 3A At Frankfort Tuesday’s Results Frankfort 47, Maconaquah 38 Northwestern 94, Western 12 Friday’s Games West Lafayette vs. Frankfort, 6 p.m. Peru vs.…

County Election Drawing Lots of Interest from Candidates

With a week-and-a-half remaining before the filing deadline ends at noon on Friday, Feb. 9, 49 individuals have filed interest for various offices and positions in Clinton County. The headline race will be for Clinton County Sheriff where four individuals have filed to succeed two-term incumbent Jeff Ward, who must vacate the position due to…

Clinton Prairie to Host Democratic Forum on February 19

Clinton County Democratic Chairman Mark Newhart has announced the U.S. House 4th District Democratic Forum has been rescheduled for Monday, February 19, at the Clinton Prairie High School Auditorium. The event will start at 6 p.m. with a meet and greet. The actual forum will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The purpose of the event is…

Lee Named Funeral Director at Goodwin and Archer Weston

Josh Lee is returning home to work with Goodwin and Archer Weston Funeral Homes. Lee is a 2005 Frankfort High School and Vincennes University graduate. He and his wife Matteson (Stoops) Lee lived in Brazil, Indiana since 2010, where he served his internship and as a licensed funeral director. He is one of less than 30…

IDOE Seeking to Expand Summer Meals Program

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) is looking for schools and qualified community organizations to participate in the 2018 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Organizations may also consider partnering with an existing sponsor such as a school corporation to open a meal service site in areas where children may lack good nutrition during the summer…

Bill on School Financial Flexibility Passes House

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a bill designed to give more financial flexibility to schools throughout the state has passed the Indiana House. House Bill 1167, authored by State Representative Tony Cook (R-32) would allow schools to transfer money from different funds to cover any necessary costs. Cook says schools currently have their funds separated into three…

Youth Trout Tournament Set for March 17 in TPA Park

Frankfort Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets has announced that the TPA Park Youth Trout Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Golf Course Pond in TPA Park. There are four age categories: Category ‘A’ (children ages up to 6 years old); Category ‘B’ (children ages 7-12 years old); Category ‘C’…

CSF Announce Dates for Kindergarten Registration

The Community Schools of Frankfort announces that its kindergarten registration will be held on Tuesday, April 3. Three times will be offered throughout the day at your home school (Blur Ridge Primary or Suncrest Elementary). Morning session is 8:30-10 a.m.; Afternoon Session is noon to 2 p.m.; and evening session is 5-7 p.m. Individuals need…

Bill Raising Age to Purchase Cigarettes Moves Forward

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a bill increasing the age to legally purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21 in Indiana has unanimously passed the Indiana House Public Health Committee. The measure, which no longer includes a cigarette tax increase, now moves to the full House for consideration. The cigarette tax issue will likely come back…