Ken Hartman

County Health Department Awarded Narcan Rescue Kits

The Clinton County Health Department in partnership with Healthy Communities of Clinton County has received a supply of overdose rescue kits from the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) to distribute to the community in an effort to help prevent fatal opioid overdoses. The kits contain naloxone hydrochloride, a non-narcotic medication that reverses the life-threatening…

Railroad Crossing Removal Will Aid Washington Avenue Project

Thanks to some help from State Representative Heath VanNatter and Clinton County Commissioners President Josh Uitts, the Washington Avenue road project got a little bit easier Monday night with the announcement of some railroad tracks that will be coming up. “It’s something we’ve really been working hard with the state and Norfolk Southern in regards…

Survey Shows Indiana Remains a Top State for Cover Crops

Indiana farmers planted 970,000 acres of cover crops in 2017, according to a recent survey. Cover crops are now the third-most planted crop in the state, next to corn and soybeans. “With the late harvest and heavy rains farmers experienced last fall, seeing close to one million acres of cover crops growing is no small accomplishment and worth…

All-Star Game Scholarship Fundraiser Set for Saturday

Clinton County high school senior boys will take on their alumni counterparts in an all-star basketball game to raise funds for those involved in the game who have applied to the Battle of the Badges Scholarship Program this Saturday, April 28 at the Clinton Central Junior/Senior High School varsity basketball gymnasium.   Available at the…

Film Events Coming to Frankfort Community Public Library

The Frankfort Community Public Library announces May Film Events. Audiences may enjoy classic films, 80’s favorites, new releases, and a film festival. RetroRewind will be held Sat., May 5, in Harry’s Coffee Bar.  The original Star Wars Trilogy will be shown. Drink and meal specials will be available for purchase. This event is free and…

Frankenstein Film Festival Coming to Frankfort Library

The Frankfort Community Public Library announces two Frankenstein events for the month of May which are a part of the One State / One Story: Frankenstein programming. Discuss Frankenstein and the novel’s impact with peers at the Community Reads Books Discussion. Then, explore several films and videos based on Frankenstein and learn how contemporary cinema…

Death Penalty Sought in Shooting Death of Sheriff’s Deputy

Prosecuting Attorney Todd Meyer announced Tuesday that his office filed its request for imposition of the death penalty against Defendant Anthony Baumgardt.  Baumgardt was charged on March 6, 2018 for the March 2, 2018 murder of Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Jacob Pickett. Prosecutor Meyer stated: “I have given this decision considerable thought and deliberation and,…

‘Supercar’ Assembly Operation Planned For Purdue

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the England-based manufacturer of a car billed as the fastest street-legal vehicle on the road has selected the Discovery Park District at Purdue University for a showroom and assembly facility. Keating Supercars LLC will produce its first model to be sold in the U.S., the Viperia Berus coupe, which…