Ken Hartman

Operation Spring Clean Up Scheduled to Start April 30

This year’s Operation Spring Clean Up will be restructured to maximize residents’ volunteer involvement and achieve effective clean up activities in Frankfort’s parks.      According to Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets, decreased attendance each night in the past few years led him to restructure how clean up activities will be implemented.   “We will be…

Community Events

Frankfort Main Street and the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce are hosting Casino Night and Auction, from 6:30-11 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at 51 W. Clinton St. in downtown Frankfort. This is a Black Tie Fundraiser. Cost of $50 per person, or $400 for a table of eight. Contact Kim or Jason at 765-654-5507.…

Gilbert Arrested North of Flora Friday Night

The man wanted on several felony arrest warrants in Clinton County was taken into custody Friday night. The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office said that 37-year-old Mathew J. Gilbert was arrested at 9:05 p.m. Friday night. He was in a vehicle on State Road 39 just north of Rossville at the Clinton-Carroll County line. Gilbert refused…

Car Traveling 99 Miles Per Hour Led to Arrests of Kokomo Pair

At approximately 2:25 a.m. Friday, a traffic stop by Indiana State Trooper Jon Cole led to the arrests of Michael Jones, 35 and Rebecca Myers, 27, both from Kokomo. The pair was incarcerated in the Miami County Jail to face criminal charges for possession of a handgun without a permit, possession of marijuana, and criminal…

Holcomb, INDOT Mark Start of Next Level Roads Construction

Governor Eric J. Holcomb joined Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Joe McGuinness and state and local officials today in Columbus to mark the start of the 2018 Next Level Roads construction season. Officials kicked off construction for the year by breaking ground on a $143 million expansion of Interstate 65 between Columbus and Seymour. Governor…

Traffic Stop Leads to Two Arrests in Fulton County

At approximately 5:30 p.m. Thursday, a traffic stop by Indiana State Trooper Jesse Reason led to the arrests of Roger Hicks, 44, Sedalia, and Ronald Fisher, 45, Winamac. They were both incarcerated in the Fulton County Jail to face a charge for possession of marijuana. Fisher faces additional charges for possession of methamphetamine and trafficking…

Combat Vets Take to the Road to Help Fellow Veterans

Indiana Chapter 14-4 of the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association is hosting its 5th annual OPERATION THAW; a Charity Motorcycle Ride and Spaghetti Dinner to aid our fellow veterans in need of our and your support. A portion of the proceeds will be used to assist the Wabash Valley Veterans Services (REACH) here in our hometown…

Red Barn Summer Theatre Announces 50th Anniversary Season

The Red Barn Summer Theatre announced today the 50th Anniversary Season will begin with a gala celebration on June 1, 2018 with the performances of the three-show season opening on June 13. The gala event, 50th and Forward, will be held at Arborwood, 100 North Park Dr. in Frankfort beginning at 5:30. The evening will include…

Hoosier Highways to Get Spring Cleaning on Friday

Spring cleaning season is here and that means more than 90 percent of INDOT’s maintenance staff and over 100 volunteers will be out in force to pick-up litter along Indiana state roads, US highways and interstates this Friday, April 13. In the past, INDOT maintenance staff have worked with the Indiana Department of Corrections crews…

Sheriff’s Office Looking for Man on Arrest Warrant

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy Joe Mink released a statement Thursday morning on the situation that happened near Rossville. At 4:46 p.m. Wednesday, deputies of the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office went to the 7000 block of State Road 39 North to serve a felony warrant on 37-year-old Matthew J. Gilbert. At the scene, it…