Ken Hartman

County Commissioners Approve Schematic Design Proposal for New EMS Building at Fairgrounds

The Clinton County Commissioners approved the schematic design proposal from American Structurepoint for $142,455 fhe new EMS building at a special meeting on Friday. Commissioner Josh Uitts talks about where the new building will be located. “It’ll be in close proximity to the old office (at the Clinton County Fairgrounds),” said Uitts. “It’ll be on…

Colts to Unveil Peyton Manning Statue

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indianapolis Colts will Saturday unveil the bronze statue of Peyton Manning outside Lucas Oil Stadium. The ceremony is part of a week-long celebration honoring Manning, including his induction into the Ring of Honor and the retirement of his jersey during halftime of Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. The…

National Unemployment Picture is Mixed

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Ball State University economist Mike Hicks says the national unemployment report paints a mixed picture. The jobless rate fell to 4.2 percent, despite a decline of 33,000 jobs caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “Even with these isolated natural disasters, the labor force grew, and the number of involuntary…

Frankfort Schools Continue to Show Improvement

It wasn’t that long ago that the Community Schools of Frankfort was considered a failing school district. However, that has all changed over the past couple of years according to Superintendent Don DeWeese. “It’s been three years since we had any of our schools receive an ‘F’, said DeWeese. “Right now, the district is a…

Healthy Communities Hosts Community Baby Shower

New moms in the last three months and those moms who are expecting were treated to a Community Baby Shower by Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition Thursday at St. Matthew Church in Frankfort. “We have 15 vendors here which is a really good amount for the Baby Shower,” said Baby and Me Tobacco Free…

IUK Officials Deal With ‘Dangerous Situation’

Indiana University Kokomo officials said early Thursday afternoon that there is no active threat on campus following a brief scare that involved an alert sent to students warning them of a “dangerous situation.” Shortly before noon, IUK officials sent a notice that read “IU Kokomo Alert!. A dangerous situation is occurring near LaFountain and Lincoln.…

High School Football Continues on WILO, Shine TV

Friday night marks the next-to-last week in the regular season and WILO AM/FM and Shine 99 TV will be there for a pair of games. Don Stock and Karl Kercheval will be at Frankfort as the Hot Dogs will try and get their first victory of the season as they host North Montgomery at 7…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   CLINTON CENTRAL SPANISH CLASSES ALONG WITH DIANE MAST’S SRT CLASS IS DOING A FOOD/SUPPLY DRIVE FOR THE SPANISH SPEAKING ISLANDS AND COUNTRIES THAT HAVE BEEN AFFECTED BY HURRICANES AND EARTHQUAKES. IF ANYONE WOULD LIKE TO HELP, THEY…

INDOT to Close US 421 for Four Weeks

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced they have received notification from INDOT that beginning on Monday, October 9, State Rd 39 (US 421) will be closed between County Road 200 North and County Road 300 North.  The closure is for Walnut Creek/Clinton County Landfill to install a commercial driveway and at the same time take…