Ken Hartman

Street Department Crews Begin Alley Work Today

Beginning today, Street Department crews will work on alleys in the southwest quadrant of the City, performing grading, dragging and rolling work to improve alley surfaces, Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe announced. “We’ve received several calls asking about plans for alley improvements. Unless an emergency develops, we have a very systematic process where we proceed from…

New Student Housing to be Built Near IU-Kokomo

Construction on University Park, a 125-bed student housing complex on S. Lafountain Street, near the Indiana University Kokomo campus will begin later this year. The privately-developed complex will be strictly student housing. “After the zoning process, we anticipate beginning in June,” said Dave Van Baalen, Managing Partner of 6G Properties, LLC.  “We expect to be…

FHS Golf Team Takes Seventh at Crawfordsville Invitational

The Frankfort High School boys’ golf team placed seventh in the 10-team Crawfordsville Invitational Saturday. The Hot Dogs finished with a team score of 380 on a cool windy day. JT Whitlock led FHS with a 91 followed by Camden Cesare 95, Kasey Klecz 97, Nolan Varner 97 and Reece Mitchell 108. Tri-West won the…

Fair Council Adds Three More Events to This Year’s Fair

The Clinton County Fair Council officially added three more events for the 2018 Clinton County & 4-H Fair Wednesday night. The council announced that the Clinton County Fair Queen contest will be held on Saturday, June 23, at 7 p.m.in the 4-H Building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Events leading up to the contest will…

Project Lifesaver Applications Now Available

Frankfort Police remind residents applications are available for Project Lifesaver, an initiative designed for those with cognitive disorders such as Alzheimer’s, dementia, Down Syndrome and autism and their caregivers.   According to the Frankfort Police Department’s Project Lifesaver Project Coordinator Colleen Moore, those dealing with cognitive disorders wear transmitters that allow first responders to find…

Prescription Drug Take Back Event Set for Saturday

Frankfort Police will partner with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office to host a prescription drug take back event Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. near Clinton Hall at the south end of the Clinton County Fairgrounds.   According to Sheriff Jeff Ward, all prescription drugs will be accepted in all types of…

Healthy Communities Looking for Ways to Curb Smoking

Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition was looking to make a statement at the Frankfort Rotary Club meeting Thursday at Arborwood. “We want to see a smoke free policy for the City of Frankfort, especially for the children because they are exposed to second hand smoke,” said Kathy Martin of Healthy Communities. “Nicotine is a…

Senior Olympics Set at Various Sites Around Frankfort in May

When the month of May rolls around, it means two things — warmer weather and the Senior Olympics sponsored by Genda Funeral Home. “We always look forward to the month of May and seeing our friends return to our activities and events,” said Genda Funeral Home Director Mark Genda. “Some time back, May was declared…

Gala Tickets Now Available for Red Barn Summer Theatre

The Red Barn Summer Theatre has announced that tickets are available for the 50th Anniversary Gala bring held on June 1 at Arborwood. The 50th anniversary season will begin on June 13. The June 1 event, catered by Shoup’s Country, will include heavy hors d’eouvres, your choice of wine or beer and a program featuring…