Ken Hartman

Purdue-Affiliated Startup Receives Nearly $7M

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Blue Wave AI Labs has received a $6.9 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop predictive models of nuclear reactor components that could cause unplanned outages. The Blue Wave research team, based at the Purdue Research Park in West Lafayette, says it will use the funds…

Hill Announces $116.9M Settlement With Johnson & Johnson

Attorney General Curtis Hill today announced a multistate settlement involving 41 states and the District of Columbia requiring Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary Ethicon Inc. to pay nearly $116.9 million for their deceptive marketing of transvaginal surgical mesh devices. A multistate investigation found the companies violated state consumer protection laws by misrepresenting the safety…

Visitor Arrested for Trafficking at Miami Correctional Facility

An investigation by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) resulted in the October 13th arrest of Jessica Curry, 28 of Vanderburgh County.  The investigation developed information alleging Ms.Curry was attempting to traffic suspected methamphetamine into the Miami Correctional Facility during visitation. During the investigation, Ms. Curry disclosed she had left her four children unattended in…

Candy, Costumes & Cash: Big Spending on Halloween

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Americans will spend $8.8 billion this year to enjoy the revelry of Halloween, according to new data from the National Retail Federation. While plenty, it’s still a bit less than last year’s $9 billion. The NRF says this year’s total is expected to be the third-highest in the survey’s…

CC Election Board Announces Hours for Municipal Election

The Clinton County Election Board has announced the election hours for the 2019 Municipal Election. Absentee Voting Courthouse — 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Monday-Friday, October 21-November 1); 8 a.m. to noon (Monday, November 4); 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Saturday, October 26 and Saturday, November 2). Superintendent’s Office — 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.…

IHSAA Releases Football Playoff Pairings

The Indiana High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) released the pairings for this year’s football playoffs which begin Friday, Oct. 25. The following are the pairings for teams in our area. Class 4A Sectional 22 Game 1 — Indianapolis Crispus Attacks at Beech Grove Game 2 — Frankfort at Roncalli Game 3 — Game 1 winner…

AT&T Debuts New Retail Store Design in Frankfort

AT&T debuted a new 1,423 square foot entertainment-focused retail store in Frankfort. We designed the store to help you get your hands on the entertainment content you want anytime, anywhere and on any device. The new store design reflects the changing ways our customers use their mobile devices for entertainment. In the last year alone, video…

White Powdery Substance Results in Medical Check Outs

At approximately 11:07 p.m. Monday, a Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy arrived at the Boone County Jail with 34-year-old Kevin Lampley of Indianapolis. He had been arrested on the charge of Driving While Suspended Prior. During the jail intake process, Lampley was escorted to the jail body scanner, where he was scanned for hidden contraband, illegal…

Council Moves Funds to Cover Employees’ Health Insurance Costs

The Frankfort City Council unanimously approved an ordinance to move $300,000 to public safety for health insurance for city employees Monday night. City councilman Jim Moyer said the reason for the action was to make sure that city employees had enough health insurance coverage. “We decided since the police station is not moving along and…

Purdue Announces Ray Ewry Sports Engineering Center

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University says it will create a new sports engineering and research center named in honor of a record-setting Olympian and Purdue graduate. The university says the Ray Ewry Sports Engineering Center, led by Purdue’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and the College of Engineering, will aim to develop technology…