Ken Hartman

Purdue Awarded Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the U.S. Office of Minority Health has awarded the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University a $1.1 million grant. The funds are part of the Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative, which will provide three years of support to communities impacted by the opioid epidemic. The…

High School Sports Schedule January 22-26

Tuesday, January 22 FRANKFORT — Boys’ and girls’ swimming at Kokomo, 6 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ and girls’ swimming at Western Boone, 6 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Girls’ basketball at Sheridan, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 23 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball vs. Maconaquah, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 24 CLINTON CENTRAL — Girls’ basketball vs. Pioneer, 6:30…

Community Events

The American Red Cross has a scheduled blood drive in Frankfort and Clinton County: January 24 — First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 352 W. Clinton St., Frankfort, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To donate or platelets, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).   The Jobs for Life…

Prairie Holding Meeting for Parents of Kindergarteners

Clinton Prairie Elementary will be holding a meeting for parents of kindergarten students on Monday, April 8 at 6 p.m. This meeting is for parents only. Prospective kindergarten students must be 5 years of age on or before August 1, 2019. Kindergarten screening will be held Monday, April 15, 2019, from 8:20 a.m. to 4:40 p.m. Please…

Study Finds Disparities in Health Behaviors and Screening

A population health study from IUPUI and the Regenstrief Institute has identified striking socioeconomic and racial disparities in health behavior and in the receipt of cancer screening in the 34 Indiana counties with cancer death rates higher than the state’s average. Overall, the state of Indiana ranks high — 11th nationally — in cancer deaths. The research…

ISP Preparing for Winter Weather, Removing Abandoned Vehicles

The Indiana State Police in Indianapolis will begin clearing abandoned vehicles from Interstates, State Roads and U.S. Highways in advance of the approaching weather system forecast for this weekend. According to District Commander Lieutenant Jeffrey Payne the plan is to begin removing vehicles left along the roadside Friday January 18th, at the conclusion of afternoon…

Indianapolis Lands Huge Air Conference

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indianapolis has landed a conference that Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger calls a “big, big deal” in the state’s effort to increase connectivity and attract more nonstop flights. The city will host the Routes Americas 2020 conference, which will bring about 800 representatives from airlines, airports and tourism organizations to Indianapolis.…

Closings, Cancellations & Delays Thursday, January 17 8:27 a.m.

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Winter Weather Advisory for Clinton County Thursday Morning

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of central, east central, north central and west central Indiana, from 4-10 a.m. Thursday. This advisory includes Clinton County. Mixed precipitation is expected. Total snow accumulations of up to one inch and ice accumulations of a light glaze is expected. Motorists…

Winter Storm May Impact Central Indiana This Weekend

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis released a Special Weather Statement Wednesday afternoon saying that a Winter Storm may impact Central Indiana Friday night and Saturday. A Winter storm is expected to push out of the southern plains on Friday night and push across Kentucky on Saturday. This may result in another significant accumulating snow…