Ken Hartman

City Readying for Operation Spring Clean Up Next Week

Frankfort’s 2017 Operation Spring Clean Up is May 1-6 with volunteers and monetary contributions needed and activities planned each weekday evening from 5-8 p.m. in the city’s six parks and the downtown square. Individuals, families, schools, businesses, churches and service organizations are invited to participate in the city’s Sixth Community-Wide Clean Up initiative that includes…

Local Residents Can Use Free Drop Off at Street Department

The Frankfort Street Department is offering free drop off at their location at 905 Burlington Avenue during the week’s of the city’s Operation Spring Clean Up, which is schedule May 1-6 for Frankfort residents only. The service is not available for businesses. Residents can drop off up to two pickup loads of materials per residence,…

Marsh Grocery Store in Frankfort Closing in Mid-May

The City of Frankfort will be losing one of its grocery stores as Marsh has announced it was closing its store here locally. The store is scheduled to close May 14. There is no word as yet on what will happen with the Farmers Bank branch office that was located in the building.

City Council Starting Over With Animal Control Ordinance

The Frankfort City Council is now back at square one with its animal control ordinance following its meeting on Monday night in Old Stoney. “I believe it’s a good thing,” said Mayor Chris McBarnes. “Great public discourse took place tonight. We had several constituents who came to the meeting to speak for the ordinance and…

Mitchell Announces Candidacy for Clinton County Sheriff

Former Clinton County Sheriff Mark Mitchell has announced he will seek a third term as Clinton County Sheriff. Mitchell, who was sheriff from 2003-2010, has elected to enter the 2018 Republican primary. Mitchell joins Rich Kelly of the Indiana State Police as those running to replace current and two-term Sheriff Jeff Ward. The sheriff’s position…

United Way Seeking New Executive Director

The United Way of Clinton County is back in the market for an executive director following the resignation of Jeremy Gerrish after only two weeks in the position. The United Way will resume its search for the right person to lead United Way. The position became available after the resignation of Gena Carson earlier this…

FHS DECA Students At International Conference

Four Frankfort High School DECA students will be heading to Anaheim, California this week for the International DECA Conference on April 26 through May 1.The four are senior Karina Ramos, junior Simon Weber and sophomores Jenna Rockhold and Isaac Hunter. There will be over 20,000 people in attendance at the DECA International Career Development Conference…

Autism Walk-A-Mile Event Scheduled for Saturday

The Clinton County Autism Support Group, which is a branch of the Autism Society of Indiana, will be hosting their first annaul ‘Walk-A-Mile for Autism ‘ event on Saturday from 1-3 p.m. at the Frankfort High School track. The support group is hoping to bring awareness and acceptance for the autism community and their families.…

Free Day at Landfill Part of Spring Clean Up

For those wanting to get a head start on cleaning their own properties, Clinton County residents can take advantage of Republic Services Clinton County Landfill’s Spring Clean Up 2017 with a Free Day on Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Landfill site at 2700 North State Road 39. Pick up trucks, family…

Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for Saturday

On Saturday, April 29, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is sponsoring the 13th nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative.  The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through proper disposal of prescription drugs. Collection sites will be set up nationwide for expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs which will be properly…