Ken Hartman

Manufacturers Eye Whitestown For Dozens of Potential Jobs

Inside INdiana Business is reporting two manufacturers are planning to locate new operations in Whitestown and add a total of nearly 200 jobs. Royal Interpack Midwest Inc., part of California-based plastic packaging manufacturer Royal Inter Pack Co. Ltd., expects to invest $20 million. NTN Bearing Corp. of America, an Illinois-based subsidiary of a Japanese company, says…

Points of Light Volunteer Fair Moving to 4-H Building

Kaspar Media will hold its Second Annual Points of Light Volunteer Fair in the 4-H Building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 17. Last year, 30 area non-profit organizations took part in the initial venture which was held at Ivy Tech Community College in downtown Frankfort. Currently, the Volunteer Fair…

US 52 Resurfacing Project Begins April 2 in Tippecanoe County

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a resurfacing project on U.S. 52 in Tippecanoe County will begin on or after Monday, April 2, weather permitting. Rieth-Riley Construction was awarded this contract for $10.5 million. This project includes patching and resurfacing U.S. 52 from South 30th St. in Lafayette to East C.R. 900 South, approximately…

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…