Ken Hartman

Frankfort Police Taking Applications for Reserve Police Officer Positions

The Frankfort Police Department is accepting applications for Reserve Police Officer. A Reserve Police Officer performs duties related to law enforcement such as preventing crimes, investigate suspicious activity, apprehending violators, assisting persons in trouble, directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic, and enforcing traffic laws. Employment requirements are as follows: 1. Must be a Citizen of the United…

Be Sure to Set Your Clocks Back This Weekend

Everyone is reminded that Daylight Savings Time comes to an end this coming weekend as all of us need to turn our clocks backward one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, November 5, to 1 a.m. Local Standard Time instead. This means we all get an extra hour of sleep that night. This also means sunrise…

Police Investigating Shooting on Bunnell Street

At approximately 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Frankfort Police were dispatched to the 300 block of North Bunnell Street for a man who reported he had just shot an intruder. Officers quickly arrived and attempted life saving measures, as well as detained the shooter. On Wednesday afternoon, Clinton County Coroner Amanda Abbott released the name of…

Frankfort Police Participating in No Shave November

Frankfort Police officers are forgoing their razors this month in favor of facial hair and contributing to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. According to Chief Troy Bacon, “A key part of the national No Shave November campaign is bringing awareness to cancer. Our annual participation in No Shave November has provided a way for officers…

Former Colfax Town Marshal Sentenced to 50 Years

Former Colfax Deputy Town Marshal Keith Smith was sentenced in a Clinton County courtroom to 50 years in prison for murder Tuesday. In September, Smith was found guilty of shooting and killing his wife, Lisa Smith, in March of 2016. Smith, who was sentenced to the Indiana Department of Corrections, indicated he would appeal the…

Paving, Milling Work Continues on Wednesday

Clinton Street from Columbia Street to Jackson Street, Columbia Street from Barner Street to Green Street and the remainder of Paris Street from the dead end to John Street will be paved tomorrow.   Crews will start milling Bob Sanders Drive from Burlington Avenue into TPA Park on Wednesday and then move to Maple Leaf…