Ken Hartman

Kokomo Police Department Receives Reaccreditation Award

The Kokomo Police Department was accredited for a (7th) time on Saturday, March 24th, 2018 in Frisco, Texas by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA). The reaccreditation represents a satisfactory completion of a continuous process of thorough agency-wide self-evaluation.  This was concluded by a thorough examination of the department’s policies and…

Hamilton County Rated One of Healthiest Counties in U.S.

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Hamilton County is one of the top 10 healthiest counties in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report . The publication partnered with Aetna to devise a list of the country’s top 500 healthiest counties. Specific factors used for the rankings include population health, equity, education, economy, housing, food…

Portion of Burlington Avenue to Close Tuesday for Tree Removal

Weather permitting, Frankfort Street Department crews will close the stretch of Burlington Avenue from Green Street to Washington Avenue tomorrow, Tuesday, March 27, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to allow Frankfort City Light & Power crews to remove a large tree. Residents still will be able to get in and out of the Milky…

Hoosier Homestead Awards Honor Longstanding Farms

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana State Department of Agriculture have presented the Hoosier Homestead Award to 65 Indiana families. The award is presented in recognition of at least 100 consecutive years of ownership by the same family. To be eligible for the Hoosier Homestead Award, farms must…

Indianapolis Lands World Trade Center

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Indiana’s emerging profile as a global business center is getting a boost. After more than a year of effort, organizers have received final license from the New York-based World Trade Centers Association to establish a World Trade Center in Indianapolis. “World Trade Center Indianapolis is going to be a conduit…

Encompass Granted Community Charter Expansion

Encompass Credit Union has been granted an expansion of their community charter by the NCUA, their federal supervisory agency, to also include Howard County. This means that Encompass can now serve anyone who lives, works, worships, or attends school in Tipton, Clinton or Howard Counties (Indiana), their immediate family members who are either a current…

Fair Council Announces Main Events for This Year’s Event

The 2018 Clinton County and 4-H Fair is beginning to take shape after Clinton County Fair Council members approved a majority of the main events for each night of this year’s fair. ‘We’ve finalized the 2018 Clinton County Fair schedule for the week,” said Fair Council President Jamie Blacker after Wednesday’s meeting. “It’s going to…

Renovation Project at Clinton Prairie to Start When School Ends

The Clinton Prairie Junior-Senior High School is about to undergo a renovation project this summer which will focus mainly on three main projects to improve the school infrastructure. “We will be updating some of the infrastructure in our school,” said Clinton Prairie Superintendent Amanda Whitlock. “The whole building will be getting a new roof, we…

Burlington Avenue Will Be Closed to Traffic on Tuesday

Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe has announced that Burlington Avenue from Green Street to Washington Avenue will be closed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, weather permitting, so that Frankfort City, Light and Power employees can remove a massive tree. Forsythe said that means no street traffic will be allowed in that area all…

Art of the Passion Exhibit Coming to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Nineteen award winning and notable artists will be featured in a two week religious art exhibit commemorating Holy Week and Eastern through a collaborative depiction of the Stations of the Cross and the Stations of the Resurrection. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2029 South State Road 39, in Frankfort is host to the non-denominational, reflective and…