Ken Hartman

Frankfort Police Awarded Grant for Impaired Driving Reduction Initiative

With the award of a $1,796 grant from the Clinton County Drug and Alcohol Coalition, Frankfort police will have four new state-of-the-art portable breath tests to deter future impaired drivers from the risk of apprehension and continue to keep Frankfort’s crash rate at zero for alcohol-related fatalities.   According to Deputy Police Chief Scott Shoemaker…

Residents Asked Not to Leave Brush, Trash at Lift Station Site

Residents are requested not to leave brush and trash at the Wastewater Treatment Plant lift station site near South Maish Road and Wilshire Drive. According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, signs have been placed at the site prohibiting disposal of brush and trash there. “Our crews collect brush year-round. Anyone who needs brush picked up…

Parks Super Authors Note on Summer Events

Frankfort Parks Superintendent Joel Tatum authored the following letter thanking the sponsors for both the Summer Nights Concerts and Movies series this season at TPA Park. “On behalf of our Frankfort Parks Department team, I want to thank everyone who visited TPA Park for our Summer Nights Concert and Movie Series this season. We hope…

Narcan Training for Lay Responders Held in Frankfort

The Clinton County Health Department in partnership with Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition held a Naloxone (Narcan) kit training and distribution for lay responders Wednesday night at the offices of Healthy Communities. Director of Operation for Healthy Communities Lorra Archibald was asked how important this training is. “I think it’s vital,” said Archibald. “This…

Lebanon Police Mourn Death of K9 Nico

Lebanon Police K9 Nico passed away suddenly on September 3, after being struck by an unknown vehicle. Nico was a 2 ½ year old Dutch Shepherd that was trained as a dual-purpose narcotics canine. Nico had served the department with his handler, Officer Tommy Nash, for almost two years. K9 Nico was housed with Officer…

Three Vehicle Crash in Clinton County Claims Life

At about 1 a.m. Thursday on I-65 northbound near the 160 mile marker (that is two miles north of the SR 28/158 exit), a three vehicle crash has claimed the life of a semi driver. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Peter Stephens has revealed that a 2007 Freightliner truck driven by Eric L. Woudema, 44 of…

USB Has Long Discussion About Fiber Situation

The Utility Service Board deliberated for nearly an hour Monday night on the next steps to take the regarding the ACCS fiber contract. “It’s a situation where it seems like there is no right or wrong answer right now,” said USB Chairman Mike Kelley. “What we’re asking is to kind of go back and solicit…

Colts Moving Summer Training Camp to Westfield

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indianapolis Colts and the city of Westfield are partnering to bring the team’s summer training camp to the Hamilton County city. The Colts will hold training camp at the Grand Park Sports Campus for the next 10 years, beginning in 2018. The announcement follows the team’s most recent training…

Nonstop Flight from Indy to Paris Now A Reality

Governor Eric J. Holcomb joined executives from Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) Wednesday to announce new nonstop air service from Indianapolis International Airport to Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris. A key part of Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s Next Level Agenda, the new flight will provide a critical link connecting Indiana businesses with global markets.…