Ken Hartman

Operation Spring Clean Up Dates Announced

Frankfort Street Department is offering free drop off at their location at 905 Burlington Avenue during the week of the City’s Operation Spring Clean Up for Frankfort residents only. The service is not available for businesses. Residents can drop off up to two pickup truckloads of materials per residence, including large bulk items such as…

Howard County Yard Waste Center Eliminates Log Drop Off

The Howard County Recycling District, which operates the County Yard Waste Center at 1130 South Dixon Road, notified the City of Kokomo Street Department that the facility is no longer accepting logs. The Solid Waste District Board, chaired by Commissioner Tyler Moore, is a separate taxing unit from city and county government and is funded…

Construction Work to Begin on I-65 NB and SB in Indianapolis

Work is scheduled to begin next week on I-65 near downtown Indianapolis. This project is the first of many Marion County projects this summer as the Indiana Department of Transportation works to clean up the interstates after two years of harsh freeze/thaw cycles during the winter months. Crews will be working on I-65 NB and…

Stream Monitoring Workshop Coming to Camp Cullom

Clean, abundant water is a valuable resource. Whether as a source for drinking water, water for business and industry or for recreation, it is irreplaceable. Again this year, a number of Hoosiers will become trained to help monitor this precious resource. The Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation District will host a free Hoosier Riverwatch…

Street Department Announces Change for Trash Pickup

The Frankfort Street Department will not pick up trash on Good Friday, April 19. Instead, the Street Department will do a double pickup on Thursday, April 18, for citizens who live in the southeast and northeast sections of the city. Residents are asked to please set their trash out by 7 a.m. Thursday morning.

Clinton County SWCD Tree Seedling Give-A-Way

In celebration of Arbor Day and the National Association of Conservation Districts’ Soil and Water Stewardship Week the Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation District will be handing out free tree seedlings. Two tree species are being offered – Sugar Maple and Redbud tree seedlings – while supplies last.  You may pick up a tree…

Commissioner’s Certificate Sale Deemed Successful

The Clinton County Treasurer’s Office held the annual Commissioner’s Certificate Sale on April 10 at the Clinton County Courthouse.  On the date of the sale 17 parcels were offered at a public auction. Parcels in a certificate sale have a county lien attached, and have been previously offered at a general tax sale. The  State…

Clinton County Residents Should Receive Tax Bills This Week

Clinton County Treasurer Carol Bartley mailed tax bills on April 12.  Clinton County residents should be receiving them in the mail this week.  Bartley said they are excited to announce that beginning in 2020, they will offer E-billing!!  Taxpayers will receive an insert included in their tax statement with sign up information. The basic statement…

$9 Million Microscope to be Installed at Purdue

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University, the Indiana University School of Medicine, IU Bloomington, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Eli Lilly and Co. and the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute have collaborated to bring the latest version of a cryo-electron microscope to Indiana. The nearly $9 million machine will be housed in Purdue’s…

Small Plane Crashes at Boone County Airport

At approximately 4:02 p.m. Monday, the Boone County Communications Center received a 911 call reporting a plane had crashed at the Boone County Airport, located at 1600 East 250 South in Lebanon. Officers with the Lebanon Police Department arrived to find the pilot being evaluated and treated by Lebanon Fire Department and Boone County Emergency…