Ken Hartman

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…

Winter Weather Advisory Extended Until 11 p.m. Saturday

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Clinton County until 11 p.m. Saturday. Snow is expected with sleet and rain at times. Total snow accumulations of 2 to 4 inches are expected for portions of central and west central Indiana. Motorists should plan on slippery road…

Boone County Sheriffs Investigating Two Fatal Accidents

At approximately 11:36 a.m. Friday, Deputies from the Boone County Sheriff’s Office and Lebanon Police Department were dispatched to the address 132 Ulen Boulevard, Lebanon, Indiana for a vehicle into a tree. A 2008 silver Lincoln MKA driven by Samantha D. Vickery 50, of Lebanon, was northbound on Ulen Boulevard in the 100 block. The…

TPA Park Main Restrooms Under Renovation

Despite this weekend’s forecasted winter weather, visitors to TPA Park are increasing, with Park Superintendent Travis Sheets reminding guests the main restrooms in the Park are undergoing renovations.   “While our main restrooms are being worked on, we want our guests to know other restroom facilities are available on the east side of the Park…

Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Saturday in Clinton County

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Weather Advisory is in effect for Clinton County from 5 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday. Mixed precipitation is expected. Total wet snow accumulations of 2 to 5 inches are expected, and ice accumulations of a light glaze are possible for portions of central, south central,…

Several Month Investigation Yields Arrest of Chicago Man

The Deputies of the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office took a male suspect into custody Friday. This was a several month investigation of a burglary that occurred in June 2017 on County Road 200 South in Clinton County just south of Frankfort. Arrested was 25-year-old Ace L. Frank of Chicago. He was charged with Burglary, Theft…

Purdue Global Completes Acquisition of Kaplan University

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that nearly a year after announcing the planned acquisition of Kaplan University, Purdue University has made the purchase official. Purdue University Global has received all of Kaplan’s assets and operations for $1. The agreement calls for Purdue to receive Kaplan’s 14 campuses and learning centers, current students, and approximately 2,100…

FMS Student Semifinalist in State National Geographic Bee

Frankfort Middle School eighth-grader Logan Hundley, son of Raymond and Rhonda Hundley, has been notified by the National Geographic Society that he is one of the semifinalists eligible to compete in the 2018 Indiana National Geographic State Bee. The contest will be held at IUPUI on Friday, April 6. This is the second level of…