Ken Hartman

Area Still Recovering From Sunday’s Severe Storms

The severe storms that rolled through Clinton County Sunday caused a lot of damage in Frankfort and Clinton County. Utility Service Board Wastewater Services Director Mike Beck said the wastewater treatment plant was hit by lightning which caused telemetry and communications to be knocked out. Also, the radio tower there received “a wicked strike”, according…

Winter Storage to Continue at Fairgrounds

The Clinton County Fair Council announces a few spaces remain in the Fairgrounds Winter Storage Program. According to the council, anyone wishing to store their cars, trucks, RVs, boats, etc. in an inside environment can still do so.  Simply, call Theresa at the fair council’s office at 765-659-6306. Council Co-Chairman Nancy Elsea says, “someone will…

Drivers Should Be Aware of Deer This Fall

As days shorten and the breeding season for deer approaches, the chance of encountering one while driving increases significantly. Nearly 50 percent of all vehicle accidents involving white-tailed deer occur between October and December, according to deer research biologist Joe Caudell of the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. The risk of deer-vehicle accidents can…

Clinton Central Announces ‘A’ Honor Roll

Clinton Central Junior-Senior High School has announced the first nine weeks ‘A’ Honor Roll. The following is that honor roll: 7th Grade — Samantha Adams, Lillian Cline, Jasmine Farris, Elayna Faulkner, Shelbie Harshbarger, Devin Henderson, Abigail Newton, Mackenzee Smith. 8th Grade — Kendall Davison, Karlee Henderson, Reagan Kimmell, Cain Martin, Erica McWhirt, Kylie Mennen, Bridget…

Commissioners Get Agreements on Landfill

The Clinton County Commissioners approved a transportation, post-clearing and re-use agreements with Republic Services, who are in charge of the Clinton County Landfill, on Monday. “We’re looking about 70 to 80 years down the road on those two (transportation and post-clearing) agreements,” said Commissioners President Scott Shoemaker. “The company is also putting $500,000 into a…

Trash Will Be Collected on Veterans Day Holiday

Although Friday, November 10 is a City holiday to recognize Veterans Day on Saturday, November 11, Frankfort Street Department crews will collect trash on Friday, the normally scheduled collection day for residents in the northeast section of the City.   Trash may be picked up earlier than what it normally might be for some households,…

Indy Sports Strategy Still Paving Dividends

Sports, business and community leaders expect the 2022 College Football Playoff Championship Game to have substantial economic impact in Indianapolis, both on and off the field. Officials expect to credential thousands of media from around the globe who will help shine a spotlight on Indianapolis for the game and four days of festivities, which are expected to attract…

Paving to be Done on Paris and Green Streets

With a water leak repaired on Paris Street, crews will finish paving Paris from the dead end to John Street and then move to West Green Street from Jackson Street to Burlington Avenue on Monday, weather permitting.   According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, if time allows, crews will start paving Burlington Avenue from Green…

Clinton County Under Tornado Watch Until 7 p.m. Sunday

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued until a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. Sunday for the majority of Indiana, including Clinton County. Besides Clinton, other affected counties are Adams, Bartholomew, Blackford, Boone, Brown, Carroll, Clay, Daviess, Dearborn, Decatur, Delaware, Fayette, Fountain, Franklin, Grant, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Jackson, Jay, Jennings, Johnson,…