Ken Hartman

Workshop Scheduled to Help With Youth Depression

According to the KIDS COUNT® in Indiana 2017 Data Book, the most prevalent mental disorder experienced among adolescents is depression, with 29.3 percent of Indiana students reporting feeling sad or hopeless to the point that they stopped doing some usual activities almost every day for two or more weeks in a row. Youth who experience…

Indiana Graduation Rates Declined Last Year

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the 2017 state high school graduation figures have dipped. The Indiana Department of Education says the graduation rate was 87.2 percent last year, compared to 89.1 percent in 2016. The non-waiver rate also decline to 80.1 percent last year from 82.4 percent a year earlier. Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction…

IU Health Frankfort to Offer Surgical Procedures

On January 15, 2018, Indiana University Frankfort Hospital will offer surgical procedures using the latest advancements in surgical techniques. Our physicians have extensive experience with minimally invasive surgery and many procedures are performed with endoscopic and laparoscopic surgical approaches. Surgical Services will include: General Surgery – procedures include excision of lipomas, hernia repairs and appendectomies.…

High School Sports Schedule Jan. 15-20

TUESDAY, JANUARY 16 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball vs. Clinton Prairie, 7:30 p.m.; Wrestling at Twin Lakes, 6 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Girls’ basketball at Frankfort, 7:30 p.m.; Boys’ and girls’ swimming vs. Attica, 6 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Girls’ basketball at Taylor, 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY, JANUARY 18 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball vs. Southmont, 7:30 p.m.; Boys’ and girls’…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   Clinton County has applied for a grant to remove the collapsing Manson Elevator and grade the site. As the grant process is statewide and very competitive, we need some help from interested citizens! It is important to…

No Trash Collection on MLK Holiday Monday

Since Monday, Martin Luther King Day is a City holiday, there will be no trash collected that day, with Frankfort Street Department crews doing a double pick up on Tuesday, January 16 for those living in the southwest and northwest quadrants of the City.   Trash may be picked up earlier than what it normally…

Frankfort Police Chief to Speak Before Hoosier Storytellers

Troy Bacon will speak on Jan. 27, from 2-4 p.m. in the Elizabeth O’Rear Skanta Theatre on the second level of the Frankfort Community Public Library as part of the Hoosier Storytellers series. Join us as Troy Bacon takes us around the world through stories of his travels, climbing, and the different cultures he has…

Library Looking for Literacy Program Volunteers

Would you like to make a powerful, positive change in someone’s life? Join the Family Literacy Program by becoming a volunteer tutor of an adult student. Share the literacy skills that you have with those who need it the most in our community. All you need to do is give one hour of your time…

Peru Man Dies in Two-Vehicle Crash on US 31

At approximately 4:58 a.m. Friday, officers from the Indiana State Police, the Peru Police Department, and the Miami County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle crash on U.S. 31 at Business 31, in which a Peru, IN man died. A preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Dustin Rutledge revealed that Celena Borders, 41, Seymour, IN was…