Ken Hartman

Manufacturing Survey: ‘Arrow Is Pointing Up’

Inside INdiana Business reports researchers behind the 2017 Indiana Manufacturing Survey say employers facing an ongoing work force shortage are turning their efforts and investment to automation. However, authors say more technically-advanced operations will require more skilled workers, so ongoing education and training programs must continue to be a priority. Overall, the survey suggests “a…

Lafayette Symphony Orchestra to Begin 67th Season

The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra begins their 67th season with Opening Night (Saturday, October 21, 7:30 p.m.) at the Long Center in Downtown Lafayette.  They’ll be performing a selection of works motivated by the visual arts from composers Torke, Beckel, and Mussorgsky, led by Maestro Nick Palmer. The concert will open with Bright Blue Music (Michael…

Power Outage Hits Northwest Clinton County

Thousands of Duke Energy customers in northwest Clinton County were affected by a power outage Wednesday morning. Reports of outages in Rossville, Mulberry and Edna Mills came in early in the morning. The power outage forced Rossville schools to close for the day Wednesday. A Duke Energy representative says a crew with a mobile substation…

Closings, Cancellations & Delays 9 a.m. October 4

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City Releases 2017 Street Paving Projects List

Twelve different street paving projects will be done this fall using $377,000 of local funds to mill and resurface as many roads in Frankfort as possible, City officials announced at this afternoon’s special Board of Public Works and Safety meeting.   According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, Board of Public Works members approved the following…

Boone County Nurse Arrested for Trafficking

Denell C. Clark, 37, of Fortville, was arrested Tuesday by Boone County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigators for trafficking with an inmate, a Level 5 felony.  Clark was a medical nurse, employed by Quality Correctional Care, LLC a medical contractor for the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. On Monday around 1:45 p.m., Sheriff Mike Nielsen and Sheriff’s…

U.S. 421 North of Frankfort to Close Monday

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces U.S. 421 will close on or after Monday, October 9 just north of Frankfort for four weeks. The closure is for Walnut Creek/Clinton County Landfill to install a commercial driveway and at the same time take out a hill crest on U.S.421 to improve sight visibility. The roadway…

USB Approves Water Expansion Project at Airport

The Utility Service Board Monday night approved a bid from Davidson Excavating of Russiaville for $97,623,80 for a water service expansion at the Clinton County Municipal Airport. This is part of the Airport Authority project currently going on at the airport. The intent is to have the project done before December. The company has 45…

Commissioners to Hold Special Meeting Friday

The Clinton County Commissioners announced Monday they are holding a special meeting Friday at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners Room of the Clinton County Courthouse. The reason for the special meeting is to discuss the health insurance provider for the county and to take the next step in the construction of their new EMS building.…