Ken Hartman

Christmas Eve Shooting on I-65 Leaves One Person Injured

Around 4:30 p.m. Monday, emergency crews were dispatched to the area of I-65 northbound near 21st Street for a possible shooting. Callers were reporting to 911 dispatchers that a male was down on the side of the road possibly suffering from a gunshot wound. Officers from IMPD, along with crews from IFD were first on…

Short Pursuit Leads to an Arrest of South Bend Man

At approximately 3:22 p.m. Sunday on I-65 northbound near the 174 mile marker (that is one mile south of the SR 25/175 exit) a trooper was advised of a reckless driver speeding, passing on the shoulder and weaving in and out of traffic from Region 1 Radio who had received three separate complaints on the…

Burglary Suspect Arrested by Zionsville Police Department

At approximately 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Zionsville Police were dispatched to a burglary/theft in progress at 6771 Berkley Court. The vehicle involved in the theft was reported to be a yellow Hummer with a trailer attached. Zionsville Police arrived on scene and observed the Hummer was no longer at the residence. Shortly thereafter, a Zionsville Police…

Clinton Prairie Downs Sheridan for Fourth Straight Victory

Clinton Prairie outscored Sheridan 27-16 in the middle two quarters and held on for a 55-51 non-conference boys’ basketball victory Friday night in Sheridan. The victory was the fourth in a row for the Gophers, 5-3. Trailing 17-11 after a quarter, the Gophers outscored the Blackhawks by 11 points in the middle two quarters to…

Boone County Increasing Traffic Enforcement During Holidays

Millions of Americans will travel our nation’s highways during the holidays to visit family and friends. With more vehicles on the road, the chances of being involved in a crash increase greatly. The Boone County Traffic Safety Partnership is joining law-enforcement agencies across the country to participate in the winter “Drive Sober or Get Pulled…

State Unemployment Ticks Up in November

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana’s unemployment rate saw a slight increase in October, rising to 3.6 percent. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state added 2,800 private sector jobs last month with total private employment hitting a new preliminary record high. The state’s unemployment rate is 0.1 percent higher than the…

Frankfort Library to Host New Teen Program Series

The Frankfort Community Public Library announces the official kick-off of a brand new Teen program series, Adulting 101. Teens are invited to learn useful life skills and participate in creative and fun projects. The initial program in this series, Adulting 101: Goal Setting & Creative Calendars will be held at The Edge, FCPL’S Teen Department,…

Vehicle Check Leads to Drug and DUI Arrest

At approximately 8 p.m. Thursday, Trooper Nick Hatfield stopped to check on a vehicle that was parked on the shoulder of US 41 near the 58 mile marker. The driver of the vehicle was identified as William Beck, 60, of Fort Wayne. A female passenger was identified as April Beach, 59, of Panasoffkee, FL. Hatfield…

Festivals of Clinton County Featured on State Guide Cover

The just released 2019 Indiana Festival Guide features five of the Festivals of Clinton County on the cover much to the delight of Frankfort Main Street Executive Director Kim Stevens. “We’re very excited, very proud,” said Stevens. “We’re very proud of our community and our festivals. We have a good turnout at each one of…

Redevelopment Commission Purchases Main Street Properties

The Frankfort Redevelopment Commission announced they have purchased a pair of properties on North Main Street from the Clinton County Economic Advancement Foundation (CCEAF) Wednesday night. Redevelopment Commission Joe Palmer said they have purchased both the Main Street Hotel at 354 North Main Street for $65,000 and the property at 350 North Main Street formerly…