Ken Hartman

4-H Goat Club Seeking Funds for New Metal Pins

The Clinton County 4-H Goat Club would like to request your assistance in providing monetary donations for new metal goat pens for the Clinton County Fair. The pens will cost approximately $25,000 – $40,000. Any donation is appreciated; however, the Premium, Gold, Silver and Bronze Sponsors will be listed on a sign in the goat…

Naloxone Kits Awarded to First Responders in Rural Counties

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has awarded $127,000 in naloxone kits to 95 first responder agencies serving 34 rural counties to help prevent fatal overdoses. The funding will be used to: Provide 3,388 naloxone kits to first responders for emergency treatment of known or suspected opioid overdoses in rural communities; Train first responders…

Crouch Announces New Regional Approach to Stellar Program

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch announced the Stellar Communities Designation Program, through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Development, will now combine communities, creating a region that will emphasize collaboration between neighboring towns, cities and counties “We are all a part of this great state, and through the regional Stellar Community program, we must continue…

Chamber ‘Extremely Disappointed’ by Smoking Bill Collapse

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana Chamber of Commerce President Kevin Brinegar has strong words for the General Assembly following the effective end of a bill that would’ve raised the state’s legal smoking age to 21. “There is no valid reason why House Bill 1380 – which passed the House Public Health Committee unanimously Monday – wasn’t allowed to…

Farmers Bank Has Grand Opening for Rossville Branch

The Farmers Bank unveiled their new branch office in Rossville Tuesday afternoon with a grand opening. Farmers Bank President and CEO Karen Gregerson was asked how it feels for the bank to be in Rossville. “We are so excited to come to Rossville,” said Gregerson. “A community like Rossville needs a community bank like The…

Sectional Girls’ Basketball Tournaments Set to Start

The second season for high school girls’ basketball teams begins this week as sectional play begins around the state. The following is the sectional tournament schedule for all four county schools: Class 3A At Frankfort Tuesday’s Results Frankfort 47, Maconaquah 38 Northwestern 94, Western 12 Friday’s Games West Lafayette vs. Frankfort, 6 p.m. Peru vs.…

County Election Drawing Lots of Interest from Candidates

With a week-and-a-half remaining before the filing deadline ends at noon on Friday, Feb. 9, 49 individuals have filed interest for various offices and positions in Clinton County. The headline race will be for Clinton County Sheriff where four individuals have filed to succeed two-term incumbent Jeff Ward, who must vacate the position due to…

Clinton Prairie to Host Democratic Forum on February 19

Clinton County Democratic Chairman Mark Newhart has announced the U.S. House 4th District Democratic Forum has been rescheduled for Monday, February 19, at the Clinton Prairie High School Auditorium. The event will start at 6 p.m. with a meet and greet. The actual forum will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. The purpose of the event is…

Lee Named Funeral Director at Goodwin and Archer Weston

Josh Lee is returning home to work with Goodwin and Archer Weston Funeral Homes. Lee is a 2005 Frankfort High School and Vincennes University graduate. He and his wife Matteson (Stoops) Lee lived in Brazil, Indiana since 2010, where he served his internship and as a licensed funeral director. He is one of less than 30…