Ken Hartman

Demolition Underway on Recycling Center on Kyger Street

Demolition of the Werner and Son, Inc. Recycling Center at 600 W. Kyger St. in Frankfort officially began Monday. Ridenour & Sons is handling the demolition. At approximately 4:30 a.m. Monday, July 29, Frankfort firefighters were dispatched to the commercial structure fire. When units arrived, smoke and flames were visible from the northeast corner of…

Purdue: Farmland Values Decline Fifth Straight Year

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the value of top-quality farmland in Indiana has declined continuing a five-year trend, according to the latest data from Purdue University.  The statewide average of the best cropland is $8,212 per acre, down more than five percent, or $456 per acre, from the same period last year. Purdue’s survey…

Indiana Casinos to Begin Sports Betting

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a pair of northwest Indiana casinos will soon add sports wagering to their offerings. Horseshoe Hammond Casino and Ameristar Casino East Chicago are both set to open sports betting areas at their respective casinos ahead of the kickoff to the 2019 NFL season. Horseshoe Hammond will open The Book,…

United Way for Clinton County Names New Executive Director

The Board of Directors for the United Way for Clinton County (UW for CC) is excited to announce our new Executive Director, Anita Stewart.  Stewart will lead the charge for improving the Health, Education and Financial Stability for the citizens of Clinton County. Stewart is a long-time resident of Clinton County and has an incredible…

WILO’s 30th Annual Senior Fair Scheduled for September 25

The 30th Annual Senior Fair will be held Wednesday, September 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Community Life Center, which is behind the First Church of the Nazarene at 2056 E. Wabash St., in Frankfort or right across from Frankfort High School. All seniors age 50-and-above are invited to attend. This year’s…

Indiana State Fair Sees Boost in Attendance This Year

Despite a closing weekend that included severe weather, this year’s hero-centric Indiana State Fair closed with 878,857 people traveling to the fairgrounds for the 17-day event. The Indiana State Fair was particularly special this year as it chose to recognize admirable Hoosiers through its theme, “Heroes in the Heartland presented by Indiana Donor Network.” The…

Three Juveniles Apprehended for Theft in Whitestown

At approximately 2:40 p.m.m Sunday, Whitestown Metropolitan Police Officers were dispatched to a report of an armed robbery that occurred at the AT&T Store located on Whitestown Parkway. WMPD officers were informed that the suspects took multiple cellular phones from the store, and were headed eastbound in a blue sedan. WMPD officers located the vehicle,…

Clinton County Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 8 p.m. this (Sunday) evening for 32 counties in Indiana, including Clinton County. Besides Clinton, the other affected counties are Boone, Brown, Carroll, Clay, Daviess, Delaware, Fountain, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Hendricks, Henry, Howard, Johnson, Knox, Madison, Marion, Monroe, Montgomery, Morgan, Owen, Parke,…

LARS to Announce First ‘Wall of Fame’ Member Saturday

LARS (Life Around Rossville School), the Alumni Organization of the Rossville Consolidated School Corporation, has begun a “Wall of Fame”. Our goal is to recognize and honor Rossville graduates who have made a significant contribution to our country and society. Our first recipient will be Major Richard Davies, RHS Class of 1958 and Purdue University…

High School Sports Schedule August 19-31

Monday, August 19 CLINTON PRAIRIE — Girls’ golf at Delphi with Pioneer, 4:30 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Girls’ volleyball at West Lafayette, 7 p.m.; Girls’ soccer at Tipton, 5 p.m. Tuesday, August 20 FRANKFORT — Girls’ volleyball at Rossville, 7 p.m.; Boys’ soccer at Logansport, 5:30 p.m.; Girls’ soccer vs. Logansport, 5 p.m.; Boys’ tennis at…