Ken Hartman

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…

Traffic Infraction Results in Recovery of Stolen Vehicle

At approximately 1:24 a.m. Thursday on I-65 southbound near the 171 mile marker (that is one mile south of the SR 26/172 exit) a trooper attempted to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation and ended up in a pursuit that concluded in Clinton County and the recovery of a stolen vehicle. Trooper Devin Farmer…

Pacers to Play Two Preseason Games in India Next Year

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the Indiana Pacers will be part of NBA history next year, taking part in the league’s first games in India. The Pacers and Sacramento Kings will play two preseason games in Mumbai in October. The NBA India Games are set for Friday, October 4 and Saturday, October 5 at…

Boone County Law Enforcement Agencies Release Safety Tips

All Boone County law enforcement agencies have released a joint statement about tips for travel and safety during the holiday season. Your Boone County Law Enforcement family would like to provide some tips for this holiday season and how to better prepare to not fall victim to some of the crimes we see often during…

Howard County to Increase 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 Howard County Sheriff Department is joining law-enforcement agencies across the country to participate in the winter “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over”…

Clinton County Lawmakers Wanting Pages at the Statehouse

State Reps. Don Lehe (R-Brookston) and Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo) encourage students who want to learn more about state government to participate in the Indiana House Page Program during the 2019 legislative session. “The page program gives students the chance to learn about our state government in the place where laws are made,” Lehe said. “When…

Brookings Report Spotlights Need For More ‘Good Jobs’

The chief executive officer of the Central Indiana Corporate Partnership says a new report from the Brookings Institution identifies the industries that provide pathways to good jobs in the region. The report, Advancing Opportunity in Central Indiana, suggests ways the region can focus on regional economic growth and inclusion strategies on the types of industries that have…

Early Morning Fatal Crash on I-65 in Greenwood

At approximately 7:35 a.m. Wednesday morning, emergency crews were called to the scene of a serious crash on I-65 northbound at the 99-mile marker. First responders arrived on scene and despite life saving efforts the driver of the passenger car was pronounced deceased on scene. Investigators believe a semi tractor-trailer was stopped in the northbound…