Ken Hartman

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,”…

Grant County Man Arrested for Child Molestation

On Monday, a criminal investigation by Indiana State Police Detective Michelle Jumper resulted in the arrest of Kevin Brown, 25, Swayzee, for a felony charge of child molestation. Detective Jumper started an investigation after receiving information, from the Miami County Division of the Indiana Department of Child Services, that a Miami County girl had possibly…

State Police Investigating Death in Burnettsville

Around 8:30 p.m. Monday, the White County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance from the Indiana State Police at the Lafayette Post to investigate a death of a male subject found deceased behind a residence at 1631 North 1400 East Burnettsville, IN. Upon arrival, investigators found the body on top of what appeared to be a burn…

Ivy Tech to Hold Public Hearing on Tuition and Student Fees

Ivy Tech Community College will conduct a public hearing regarding the setting of tuition and student fees for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years on Friday, May 19. The hearing will be at 9 a.m. EST in the William Morris Boardroom on the third floor of the North Meridian Center at Ivy Tech’s Downtown Indianapolis Campus,…