Ken Hartman

Study: Indiana Could Benefit From More Renewable Energy

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a new study commissioned by Advanced Energy Economy says commercial and industrial businesses are looking for more renewable energy resources, which could be an economic boon for Indiana. The report, conducted by independent research and consulting firm WoodMackenzie, says the Hoosier state could benefit from more than $5 billion…

Clinton Central Swimming Teams Roll Past Attica

The Clinton Central boys’ and girls’ swimming teams recorded victories Tuesday night at home against Attica. The boys ran their record to 12-1 with a 134-43 victory, while the girls improved their record to 10-3-1 with a 129-51 triumph. The meet saw a lot of personal bests for the Bulldogs. Grace Atkisson and Ava Schimmel…

Purdue-Based Software to Help NASA Engineers

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that an engineering software provider that got its start at Purdue University has received a $125,000 grant from NASA to help the company further develop its SwiftComp software. The technology, developed by AnalySwift LLC, helps engineers and designers analyze a variety of 1D, 2D and 3D structures made of high-strain…

Two Injured in Tipton County Crash

At approximately 5:47 p.m. Monday, officers from the Indiana State Police and the Tipton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two-vehicle crash at Tipton County Road 500 South and Tipton County Road 300 West, in which two women were injured. The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Matthew Moon revealed that Patricia Hargesheimer, 57, Noblesville, IN…

IHSAA Commissioner Announces He Will Retire in August

Bobby Cox, Commissioner of the Indiana High School Athletic Association, Inc. since 2011, announced to the IHSAA Executive Committee his intention to retire effective August 1, 2020. Cox’s announcement came Friday morning as part of the group’s January meeting. Cox, 63, and who will be completing a 41-year career in education, joined the IHSAA as…

Benefit Chili Cookoff and Bake Sale Set for Thursday Night

PhysioCare Home Healthcare and Hospice of Lafayette is inviting the community to join them for their Chili Cookoff and Bake Sale on Thursday, January 23, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Frankfort Neighborhood Center located at 259 South Third Street. This is a fundraiser for the Mills Family of Frankfort, who lost an 8-month-old child and…

Three FHS Wrestlers Win Conference Championship Titles

The Frankfort Hot Dog wrestlers placed third as a team at the Sagamore Conference Meet on Saturday. It was a team race all day with Frankfort leading most of it. In the final road the Dogs fell behind both Southmont and Lebanon. The Dogs did have three wrestlers earn first team honors. Armando Roa and…

Bell: ‘Tremendous’ Launch for Sports Gaming in Indiana

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that after just four months of operation, Indiana is now the fourth-largest sports betting market in the nation, and industry observers expect the numbers to continue to grow. According to the Indiana Gaming Commission, $436 million was wagered on sports in Indiana from September 1 through December 31. In December,…

Harness Captures Swim Title at Sagamore Conference Event

Frankfort High School swimmer Tyler Harness took the Sagamore Conference championship Saturday in Crawfordsville. Harness won the event in a time of 2:07.04. He also took second in the 500 freestyle with a time of 5:08.45. Overall, the girls finished fifth and the boys placed sixth. Top 8 Finishers 200 Medley Relay: Girls 5th. Karleigh…

Fiat Chrysler to Diversify Manufacturing Operations in Kokomo

In the State of the State address held Tuesday, January 14, Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb confirmed that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), a global auto manufacturer, intends to diversify its Kokomo manufacturing operations with an investment of nearly $400 million to expand and retool its Indiana Transmission Plant II for production of a new engine.…