Ken Hartman

Community Events

The Holiday Festival of Lights at TPA Park will run from 6-10 p.m. nightly until January 1. Santa’s Kitchen will be open from 5:30-9 p.m. each night through Christmas Eve. For more information, contact the Parks Department at 659-3422.   All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV) branches will be closed Tuesday, January 1, in…

High School Sports Schedule December 28-January 5

Friday, December 28 CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ basketball vs. Tri-Central, Clinton Central Holiday Tournament, 8 p.m.; Wrestling, Holiday Duals at Lafayette Jefferson, 9 a.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Boys’ basketball vs. Carroll, Clinton Central Holiday Tournament, 6:30 p.m.; Girls’ basketball vs. Taylor, 7:30 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Boys’ basketball vs. North Newton, Indiana Kitchen Classic at Delphi,…

WILO AM & FM Releases Basketball Broadcast Schedule

WILO AM 1570 & 96.9 FM have announced their broadcast schedule for boys’ and girls’ basketball games for the remainder of the year: Friday, January 4 — Frankfort at Lebanon, 6 p.m. (girls) Friday, January 4 — Frankfort at Lebanon, 7:30 p.m. (boys) Saturday, January 5 — Delphi at Rossville, 7:30 p.m. (boys) Friday, January…

No Injuries Reported in Jackson Street Fire Thursday Evening

Frankfort Fire Department units were dispatched at approximately 5:40 p.m. Thursday to a possible house fire at 902 S. Jackson St. When units arrived, smoke and flames were visible from the ‘A’ side of the residence. Firefighters immediately began fire suppression activities and all residents made it safely out of the structure. Battalion 1 called…

Commissioners Announce Audit Results on Humane Society

The long awaited release of the audit on the Clinton County Humane Society was released Thursday morning at a jam-packed Clinton County Commissioners room in the Clinton County Courthouse. The findings by Rea Logan and Co., an independent Certified Public Accounting firm from Peru, found one discrepancy in the report which wasn’t major enough for…

Individual Income Tax Rates Change in Eight Counties

Effective January 1, 2019, eight Indiana county income tax rates will increase. The eight counties and new rates are as follows: Carroll County: 2.2733%, increased from 2.0733% Cass County: 2.6%, increased from 2.5% Dearborn County: 1.2%, increased from 0.6% Grant County: 2.55%, increased from 2.25% Hancock County: 1.74%, increased from 1.70% Huntington County: 1.95%, increased…

Clinton County Under Wind Advisory Until 10 p.m. Thursday

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Wind Advisory for Clinton County, which is in effect until 10 p.m. this (Thursday) evening. Gusts of 40 to 50 mph will be possible. High profile vehicles may experience difficult driving conditions. Outdoor items that are not secured may be easily blown about. Affected counties besides…

Clinton County Community Foundation Awards Five Grants

The Clinton County Community Foundation has awarded $64,590 in competitive grants during the second half of 2018. Combined with the first half total of $80,900, this brings the total of competitive grants awarded to $145,490 for the year. “These grants are made from our unrestricted community endowment funds,” said Alan Dunn, chairman of the Clinton…

Overall Law Enforcement Fatalities Increased 12% in 2018

The number of law enforcement professionals nationwide who died in the line of duty in 2018 increased over the previous year according to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund, a nonprofit group that has long tracked officer fatalities. The Memorial Fund announced in its 2018 Preliminary End-of-Year Law Enforcement Fatalities Report that 144 federal, state, local, tribal…