Ken Hartman

Major Repairs Needed on TPA Park Pool; Opening Date TBA

As a result of a comprehensive inspection of the TPA Park pool when leaks were first discovered, significant repair issues were found meaning the timing of the pool opening is to be determined. “The safety of our park guests is our number one priority with the pool unable to be used until the repairs are…

Sears to Close Three Indiana Stores

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Illinois-based Sears Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD) says three Indiana Sears locations are among the 63 underperforming stores that are set to close later this year.  The company says the nationwide closures are part of ongoing efforts to streamline its operations and focus on the best-performing stores. The Indiana locations affected by the move…

Ivy Tech, Vincennes Launch Transfer Agreement

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Ivy Tech Community College and Vincennes University have unveiled a new transfer agreement aimed at meeting a shortage of workers in sectors including homeland security and cybersecurity. The partnership, which will begin this fall, will allow students to complete their first two years and earn an associate degree at…

Public Information Meeting To Be Held for SR 26 Project

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a public information meeting will be held on Thursday, June 7 for the State Road 26 (S.R. 26) proposed pavement rehabilitation project in Clinton County from approximately Rossville to Russiaville. The meeting will be held on Thursday, June 7 at Rossville High School, located at 1 Robert Egly…

Possible Utility Payment Scam Currently Ongoing in Frankfort

Frankfort Billing Office Manager Stacy Uitts released the following information Thursday afternoon regarding a possible utility payment scam in the City of Frankfort. According to her release, there have been reports of customers receiving a phone call stating, if they do not pay with at the time of the call their power will be shut…

Suspicious Activity Happening Along Interstate 65

Lebanon Police Department, Boone County Sheriff’s Office and Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department are currently conducting a joint investigation pertaining to damages to vehicles along Interstate 65 in Boone County. Vehicles damages have been reported in between the 138-mile marker and 71st Street on Interstate 65, both northbound and southbound. Between the dates of March 21,…

Project Cool! to Provide Free Fans to Beat The Heat

In a partnership between the City of Frankfort and the Center Township Trustee’s Office, Project Cool! will provide free fans to qualified individuals to help deal with this summer’s hot temperatures, Mayor Chris McBarnes and Center Township Trustee Kevin Evans announced Thursday. Applications to apply for a free fan are available at the Center Township…

Second Suspect Arrested in Miami County Murder Case

On May 19, at approximately 10:20 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police, the Miami County Sheriff’s Department, and conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources responded to a possible death, on the Okie Pinokie Trail, near the area of State Road 124 and Miami County Road 510 East. The preliminary investigation by…

New Fund Benefiting Mulberry Community Library

Lee Fickle discovered his interest in learning and adventure while growing up with his parents and siblings in Mulberry, Ind.  That interest led him to establish the Lee E. Fickle Fund for the Friends of the Mulberry Community Library through the Clinton County Community Foundation. Through his estate, Lee specified that the Friends of the…