Ken Hartman

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Address Three Main Issues

Two of the three Democratic gubernatorial candidates were in Frankfort late last week as they were the guests a function held by the Clinton County Democratic Party. Former Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Woody Myers and current member of the Indiana Senate from the 3rd District Eddie Melton joined about 30 other Democrats for a…

Frankfort Police Department Announces Retirement of K9 Otto

The Frankfort Police Department announces the retirement of K9 Otto due to health reasons. K9 Otto, a German Shepard, joined the police department in April 2015 and will officially retire on Thursday, November 21, at 7:30 PM during a public ceremony at the Frankfort Police Department, located at 201 W Washington Street. According to Chief…

Two Vehicle Crash Claims the Life of a Hillsboro Resident

At approximately 7:20 a.m. Monday on I-74 westbound at the 32.5 mile marker, a semi struck a passenger vehicle that was stopped in the roadway, pushed the vehicle through the median and both vehicles came to rest in the ditch on the eastbound side of the roadway. The preliminary investigation has concluded that a gray…

CollegeChoice 529 Savings Surpass $5 Billion

Treasurer of State Kelly Mitchell Monday announced assets in the state’s tax-advantaged CollegeChoice 529 education savings plans have exceeded $5 billion, an increase of more than $2.1 billion since her tenure began in November 2014. During the same period, over 193,000 new accounts have been established and the average account balance has risen to nearly…

Clinton County Author Releasing New Book Tuesday

Paul Michael Garrison is pleased to announce the release of his first novel, Letters to the Editor, on Tuesday, November 19.  In his book, a mystery set in the publishing community outside Chicago, Kate Baxter investigates the threats made against Nate Carver, an editor who makes his living exposing others’ secrets.  To learn more about…

Community Events

Healthy Communities invites you to a Holiday Open House from 3-6 p.m. on Wednesday at their new location at 16 N. Main St., in downtown Frankfort. Appetizers will be available and an awards presentation will be at 5:30 p.m.   The Frankfort Community Public Library will host “A Library of Trees” through January 2. Guests…

Westfield, Grand Park Receive National Recognition

Inside INdiana Business is reporting what started as a baseball tournament for 72 teams in Westfield in 2016 has grown into a multi-million- dollar economic driver, drawing nearly 8,000 ballplayers to Grand Park Sports Campus and earning the tourney organization top national honors. Bullpen Tournaments and the city of Westfield were named a 2019 Champions of…

Crossing Students Benefiting From Career Speakers

Students who attend The Crossing in Frankfort have been a special treat once a week for the last month or so. “Every Friday during our regularly scheduled Family Time, which is 30 minutes during the students’ school day, we’ve been inviting different careers from the community to come in and share,” said Crossing Campus Coordinator…

Man Shot While Driving on I-465

Detectives from the Indiana State Police are actively investigating a shooting that occurred on I-465 early Saturday evening. Troopers and paramedics were called to the area of I-465 southbound near I-74 on the city’s east side at 7:41 p.m. for reports of a person shot. When Trooper Ty Mays arrived he found a male victim…