Ken Hartman

State Road 28 West of Romney to Close for Railroad Repairs

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces State Road 28 will close just west of Romney (U.S. 231) Monday, June 26 at 7 a.m. for repairs to the CSX Railroad crossing. The roadway is scheduled to reopen on Monday, July 3 at 6 p.m., weather permitting. The official detour follows U.S. 231 north to State…

Riley Named Chief Nursing Officer for IU Health Frankfort Hospital

Marilyn Riley, NP, PhD, has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer for Indiana University Health Frankfort Hospital. Riley joined IU Health Physicians in 2012 as a Nurse Practitioner with the Hospitalist team at Methodist Hospital. She has served as Director of Operations, as well as Nurse Practitioner with the Vascular Surgery Team during her tenure. Riley…

Woman Dies in House Fire on North US 421

On Tuesday at approximately 7:50 p.m., Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Watson was patrolling US 421 and observed a house engulfed in flames at 710 North US 421. Deputy Watson notified Boone County Dispatch and made attempts to alert any occupants of the house. Fire Department units arrived on scene, began attacking the fire and…

Solenberg Receives Settlement From Utility Services Board

Three days after being reinstated as Water Superintendent, John Solenberg submitted his resignation and reached an agreement with the Utility Services Board on a final payout, it was announced Monday night by USB Chairman Mike Kelley. “He tendered his resignation last Friday (June 16) which made him employed for three days,” said Kelley. “We wanted…

Community Foundation Announces Clinton County Scholarship Recipients

The Clinton County Community Foundation has awarded 66 scholarships and renewals from 21 funds to Clinton County students with an approximate value of $263,630, including the Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship. The students were recognized at a Scholarship Reception held on June 1 at Arborwood in Frankfort, Ind.  Parents, donors, educators, community volunteers and leaders also…