Ken Hartman

No Injuries Reported in Vacant House Fire Sunday Night

Frankfort firefighters extinguished a house fire on the northwest side of Frankfort Sunday night. Firefighters were called to a fully involved house fire at 2360 W. Farmers Gravel Road around 10 p.m. Fire crews arrived with flames visible. Firefighters were on the scene for approximately four hours. It was a vacant home with no power…

Responsible Harvest Releases Letter on Wind Farms

Responsible Harvest of Clinton County Inc. released the following letter on Sunday regarding wind farms in Clinton County. On Friday, June 7, 2019, a joint session of the Clinton County Commissioners and Clinton County Council was held to discuss the comprehensive budget; not all of the members were present. At the meeting, a Comprehensive Financial…

Washington Township Downs Rossville in Semi-State Action

Washington Township broke a 5-all tie by scoring seven runs in the bottom of the fourth inning en route to a 13-8 Class A semi-state baseball victory over Rossville Saturday afternoon in Plymouth. The victory moved Washington Township into the Class A state championship at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Victory Field in Indianapolis against University,…

Female Shot While Riding in a Car on I-70

Indiana State Police Detectives are investigating a shooting that occurred on I-70 westbound near Shadeland Avenue around 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The female victim was a passenger in a grey 2010 Toyota driven by a male. A white or blue Honda passenger car with two black males inside pulled along side them, began yelling something out…

Wabash Man Dies in Single Vehicle Crash

At approximately 6 a.m. Saturday, officers from the Indiana State Police and the Wabash Police Department responded to a single vehicle crash near 1227 Mill Street, in which a Wabash, IN man died. The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Dustin Rutledge revealed that Daniel Morgan, 28, Wabash, was driving a 2012 Jeep Patriot eastbound on…

Howard County Officials Investigating Fatal Accident

At approximately 1:46 p.m. on Friday, the Howard County Sheriff’s Office responded to a crash near the intersection of US 31 and County Road 600 North. Preliminary investigation shows that a 2008 gray Chevrolet Silverado, driven by 75-year-old William Dickison of Kokomo, was traveling eastbound on County Road 600 North. Evidence shows the Silverado entered…

Community Events

Representatives from the Office of the Indiana Attorney General will be at the Frankfort Community Public Library on Monday, June 10, from 3-4:30 p.m. for Mobile Office Hours. During those hours, constituents can take advantage of their various services such as file consumer complaints, search unclaimed property and sign up for do not call list.…

Juanita West

Juanita Lynn West, age 67, of Kirklin, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, June 4, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at St. Vincent 86th Street Hospital in Indianapolis.  She was born in Lebanon, Indiana on November 9, 1951 and was a 1970 graduate of Sheridan High School.  She later earned her associate degree from Indiana…

Toll Road Project to Boost Transportation System

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the operator of the Indiana Toll Road has reached a deal with a Nebraska company to grow the fiber optic network and intelligent transportation system along the interstate. eX² Technology LLC says the $34 million project will allow Indiana Toll Road Concession Co. to make the 157-mile stretch safer…

Check Out Tickets Courtesy of FCPL and The Red Barn

The Frankfort Community Public Library and The Red Barn Summer Theatre have teamed up to offer patrons of the Library a limited number of free tickets to summer shows at The Barn!  Starting Wed., June 12, eight free tickets will be available for every Wednesday and Saturday night performance during the summer. This includes all…