Ken Hartman

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…

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,…