Ken Hartman

Clinton County Civic Theatre Cancels April Show

Clinton County Civic Theatre (CCCT) has continued to monitor COVID-19 developments and the impact on our community. The most recent CDC guidelines recommend limiting social gatherings to no more than 10 people and social distancing of six feet or greater.  Based on this counsel and for the safety of our patrons and actors, CCCT has…

State Health Reports Seven New COVID-19 Deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Friday announced that 338 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 981 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…

‘Leading In Uncertain Times’ Friday, March 27

The WILO/Chamber of Commerce “Leading In Uncertain Times” series continued Friday morning with Clinton County EMA Director Darrell Sanders.. “We have a very good emergency plan,” said Sanders. “One of my main goals is to update that emergency plan every year. We’re doing a lot better job in Clinton County than they are in a…

Purdue Extension Has COVID-19 Info for Farmers

Agriculure and Natural Resources Educator for Purdue Extension Adam Shanks has released COVID-19 information for farmers. This is a very difficult time for many people. Farmers and those involved in other aspects of agriculture and food production are experiencing significant challenges. This fact sheet has information that may help those involved with agriculture navigate some…

Vehicle Pursuit, K-9 Track Leads to Naked Suspect Arrest

At approximately 1:10 a.m. Friday, Trooper Daniel Connolly responded to a reckless driving dispatch on I-65 in Clinton County. ISP dispatch advised of a vehicle traveling north on the interstate near the 157MM. The suspect vehicle was said to be driving 40 mph, swerving from lane to lane, and driving without headlights. Trooper Connolly observed…

Wesley Manor Hiring Hospitality Workers

In light of quarantine protocol in place at Wesley Manor in Frankfort, the retirement community is adding up to 20 temporary hospitality team members. The people who fill the temporary hourly positions will interact and visit with residents one-on-one and participate in activities such as playing games, working puzzles, taking walks, transporting patients on strolls…

First Confirmed Case of COVID-19 in Clinton County Announced

Late Thursday afternoon, the Clinton County Commissioners announced they have received notification from Doctor Stephen Tharp of the Clinton County Health Department that Clinton County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. The Clinton County and Indiana State Health Department are working together to follow up on the case. The person has been referred to…

City Playgrounds Closed to Reduce Spread of Coronavirus

Frankfort Parks Department announced Thursday afternoon that all city-owned playgrounds and basketball courts will be closed effective immediately and will remain closed until further notice to comply with measures outlined by state officials. The closure of playground facilities and basketball courts is intended to help reduce the spread of Coronavirus and protect the health of…

104th Indianapolis 500 Rescheduled for August 23

The Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today. The 104th edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will air live on NBC, with the official green flag time to be announced at a later date. The…