Ken Hartman

IU Health West President Updates $80 Million Expansion

Inside INdiana Business is reporting as executives continue to receive feedback about an $80 million expansion of Indiana University Health West Hospital in Avon, newly-appointed President Art Vasquez says the project is focused on the future. Plans call for four dozen additional beds, a new operating room and additional laboratory and support service space. Vasquez…

Commissioners Award Bid for New EMA Building at Fairgrounds

The Clinton County Commissioners on Monday approved the recommendation from American Structure Point to award the bid for the new EMA building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds to Boyle Construction for $1.25 million. “Our engineering firm made the recommendation to have Boyle Construction do the new building for EMA,” said Commissioner Steve Woods. “We will…

Fair Council Introduces New Sound System

The Clinton County Fair Council will roll out part of its new Audio/Video system in the 4-H Community Building during this Saturday’s Clinton County & 4-H Fair Queen Contest.  The equipment was paid for, in large part, by a grant from the Clinton County Community Foundation. Fair Council member Skip Davis, who led the change,…

Randall Ray Langston

Randall Ray Langston, 53, died April 30, 2 p.m. at his home in Clark County, Las Vegas of throat cancer. He was born June 29, 1964 in Lafayette, IN to Richard & Connie (Cowell) Langston.  Randy was a 1982 graduate of Frankfort High School and attended College for 2 years.  Randy loved people and excelled…

Parkview Home Celebrates 100 Years With Open House

The Clinton County Parkview Home celebrated a milestone on Saturday as staff, residents and county officials all joined in for a party and open house to mark the 100th year of the facility at 1501 Burlington Avenue in Frankfort. “This is a once in a lifetime historic event for us,” said Parkview Administrator Chris Overman.…

Community Events

The Red Barn Summer Theatre kicks off its 50th season with its first show of the season entitled, “No Sex Please, We’re British.” The show will run June 20-24. Other shows and dates are “Lost in Yonkers” on June 27 through July 1 and July 5-8; and “Tarzan, The Musical” on July 12-15 and July…

Individuals Urged to Walk More for Better Health

If you’ve been regularly walking for exercise, mixing up your stride time can literally kick your fitness gains to the next level. “Walking for exercise is one of the easiest, cheapest, most accessible ways to burn calories, control weight, increase cardiovascular health, and boost energy levels,” says Stacey Hall, a physical therapist for Indiana University…

Three Area Students Attend Youth Leadership Seminar

Three students from Clinton County recently attended the High O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held at the University of Indianapolis. They were Riley Grasham of Frankfort High School along with Bailey Good and Grayson Snyder from Clinton Prairie High School. . Each spring, select area sophomores from public and private high schools convene at one of…