Ken Hartman

State Health Says 4,744 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Friday announced that 4,744 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 583,160 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 8,872 Hoosiers are confirmed to…

Several Frankfort Swimmers Advance to Sagamore Finals

Frankfort High School has several swimmers advance to the finals of the Sagamore Conference meet on Saturday during the prelims Thursday night. The following swimmers will be moving on to Conference finals on Saturday: Girls 200 yard Freestyle — Amber Houchen – 14th 2:37.98; Chloe Campbell – 16th  2:55.20 Boys 200 yard Freestyle — Tyler Harness…

IU Health Announces Leadership Promotions

Indiana University Health Arnett announces leadership promotions. Christopher Mansfield, MD has been promoted to Associate Chief Medical Officer (ACMO) for Adult Hospital Medicine effective immediately. Dr. Mansfield started his career at IU Health Arnett in 2009 as a Hospitalist. Over the past decade he has been an influential clinician and leader within the West Central…

Sheriff’s Office Handles Three Welfare Check Situations

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office investigated three separate incidents involving requests for welfare checks on individuals: First Incident- Clinton County Central Dispatch received a 911 call at approximately 5:50 a.m. reporting an elderly female walking along Farmers Gravel Road, west of State Road 39, wearing only a robe. Deputies checked the area and were unable…

Delphi Trail Sites Offer Free Firewood

Saturday, January 23 is a special Saturday workday on Delphi Historic Trails.  A unique opportunity is featured on this winter day for people needing to cut their own firewood for heating.  If you can cut and haul or want to help others then come to the Blue Bridge parking lot behind Pizza Hut on Bicycle…

Clinic Reminds Parents With Children About Immunizations

The Clinton County Immunization Clinic would like to remind parents to get their children’s school immunizations in the next few months to prepare for the 2021-2022 school year.  As a general rule, children entering Kindergarten (age 4), Sixth grade (age 11-12) and Seniors (age 16) will require immunizations. The clinic is located at 1234 Rossville…

Petition Opposing J-Turns on U.S. 31 Presented to INDOT

A petition with over 1,500 signatures from citizens who oppose INDOT’s plan to install J-turns along U.S. 31 was submitted to INDOT Thursday. “Residents between Plymouth and Tipton have been telling INDOT to forget installing J-turns on U.S. 31 for years now,” commented Bill Friend, former Indiana State legislator and property owner who lives and farms…

More Than 250,000 Seniors Have Scheduled Vaccine

More than 250,000 Hoosiers ages 70 and older have scheduled appointments to receive their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine as of noon Thursday. The total includes more than 125,000 individuals ages 70 to 79 who scheduled their vaccines Wednesday, the first day of their eligibility. It does not include Hoosiers who are being vaccinated in…

State Health Says 4,411 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Thursday announced that 4,411 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 578,494 the number of Indiana residents now known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 8,830 Hoosiers are confirmed to…

Encompass Opens Reed Road Facility in Kokomo

On Friday, January 8, Encompass Credit union held a ribbon cutting ceremony in preparation for the January 11 grand opening of their newest location at 4020 South Reed Road in Kokomo, Indiana. Matthew Lambert, Encompass Credit Union’s Chief Executive Officer, stated “We’re committed to providing the Kokomo and Howard County community the best financial products…