Ken Hartman

Plastic Bottle Caps Collected for Children at Mooseheart

Frankfort Street Department crews, Moose Lodge #7 members, the women of the Moose Lodge and Werner & Son, Inc. have teamed up to collect plastic bottle caps that will be turned into benches for children at Mooseheart, a residential childcare facility just west of Chicago.   According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, crews have been…

McBarnes to Present State of the City on March 1

Working in tandem with radio and TV class students to broadcast it, Mayor Chris McBarnes will present the 2018 State of City from Frankfort High School’s new broadcast studio on Thursday, March 1 at 12:30 p.m. to highlight Frankfort’s progress and share details of plans for the community.   McBarnes’ presentation will be available that…

Holcomb Declares Seven More Counties Disaster Areas

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb on Monday added seven counties to the disaster emergency he declared Feb. 24 in response to widespread flooding and infrastructure damage caused by sustained heavy rainfall. The governor signed a new executive order (attached) to include Benton, Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Jefferson, Spencer and Warrick counties — in addition to Carroll, Dearborn,…

Man in Serious Condition After Jumping From Speeding Car

At approximately 11:54 a.m. Monday on SR 25 northbound north of CR 500 east, a subject jumps from a speeding car he was driving and is airlifted to Methodist Hospital with life threatening injuries. Probationary Trooper Daniel Connolly was on patrol on I-65 southbound near the exit of SR 25 (175 MM/175 exit) when he…

IU Health Touts ‘Substantial Progress’ in 2017

Inside INdiana Business is reporting one of the largest health care providers in the state estimates its community benefit in 2017 reached approximately $583 million. Indiana University Health also reflected on major projects throughout the state that were launched last year, including replacing the old IU Health Bloomington Hospital, integrating maternity and neonatal services at Riley Hospital…

Housing Projects Land $20 Million in Funding

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority has awarded nearly $20 million in funding to 17 low-income housing projects throughout the state. The organization says the funding should give private developers and investors more incentive to provide affordable rental housing options. The projects received a total of $14.4 million in…

Secretary of State Announces Text to Register to Vote

Today, Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is announcing Hoosiers will now be able to text “Indiana” to 2VOTE (28683) to register to vote. Standard messaging and data rates may apply. “We are always looking for new and innovative ways to help Hoosiers register and vote,” said Secretary Lawson. “This is just another step in…

IU Health Frankfort Now Offering Evening Hours for Mammogram Screenings

Indiana University Health Frankfort is now offering extended hours for screening mammograms until 6:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. “Women are often busy caretakers who focus on others over themselves. At IU Health Frankfort, we are striving to remove barriers so women have more options to easily schedule their screening mammogram,” stated Kelly Braverman,…

Rural Frankfort Man Arrested for Child Pornography

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Officer has been working on a Child Pornography case for the past few weeks. On Friday, an arrest was made at one of the Clinton County schools. Layne Christian Favors, 18, of rural Frankfort was arrested and charged with three counts of possession of Child Pornography and one count of invasion…