Ken Hartman

Cicero American Legion Post to Host ‘Battle Ride’

The American Legion Department of Indiana Post 341 in Cicero is hosting the 3rd Annual Battle Ride, Saturday, June 2 to raise funds for The American Legion program, Operation Comfort Warriors. Operation Comfort Warriors is a program of The American Legion that provides additional comfort items to veterans not normally received while receiving medical treatment…

State Road 75 Work Project Begins Next Week in Advance

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces work begins next week on the State Road 75 (S.R. 75) pavement replacement project in Advance. Calumet Civil Contractors will begin replacing the water main on or after Monday, June 4. During the day, drivers are cautioned to watch for lane closures with traffic directed by flagging operations…

Frankfort Middle School Releases Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls

Frankfort Middle School has released its honor rolls for the fourth quarter. All ‘A’ Honor Roll 6th Grade: Jasmine Galvez, Eli Grasham, Angel Hernandez Cruz, Jazmin Lozano-Barragan, Julian Luz, Elizabeth  Pierce, Des-Ray Plowman, Cameron Queen, Edith Regalado-Lopez, Carly Roberts, Daphne Santos, LeeAnn Ticen, Nadia Wessel. 7th Grade:  Jessica Adams, Anna Beardsley, Hannah Brittain, Jakob Burns,…

Community Events

The Paul Phillippe Resource Center, 401 West Walnut Street, is hosting its 31st Annual Strawberry Festival on Friday, June 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be hot dogs, coney dogs, chips, drinks, strawberries (sugar free available), angel food cake and ice cream. Cost is $8 for adults and children 4-and-under are $5.…

McBarnes Talks About School Safety At Council Meeting

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes unveiled his proposed school safety regulations for all schools in the Community Schools of Frankfort Tuesday night at the Frankfort City Council meeting. “I’m going to spearhead an initiative to hopefully put an armed, trained, tactical, but interpersonal, police officer in each and every one of our schools in Frankfort along…

Purdue Receives Funding to Solve BioRefinery Problems

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that biorefinery operations have faced the problem of biomass blockages in their facilities since their inception, and now a team at Purdue hopes to finally solve the issue. Lignocellulosic biomass, which is made up of post-harvest agricultural materials such as soybean hulls, often jam augers, forcing shutdowns for cleaning and repairs.…

I-65 Project Will Close Ramp for Patching

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the I-65 project will close a ramp for concrete patching. The State Road 47 on-ramp to I-65 southbound will close beginning Friday, June 1 at 10 p.m. through Monday, June 4 at 6 a.m. Milestone Contractors, L.P. was awarded the $47.2 million contract. The project on I-65 includes…

ISP Investigating Stabbing at Miami Correctional Facility

At approximately 12:51 p.m. Tuesday, staff at the Miami Correctional Facility responded to a stabbing in the prison’s B Housing Unit, in which an inmate was severely injured. At the request of the staff, at the Miami Correctional Facility, detectives from the Indiana State Police Peru Post will handle the investigation. The preliminary evidence by…

Free Fishing Days Scheduled for June 2 and 3

Saturday, June 2, and Sunday, June 3, are the last of four Free Fishing Days in Indiana this year. On these special days, Indiana residents can fish public waters without needing a fishing license or a trout stamp. Free Fishing Days are prime opportunities for families to learn to fish because adults do not need…