Ken Hartman

FHS Boys’ Cross Country Season Ends at Semi-State

The season came to an end for the Frankfort High School boys’ cross country team Saturday at the New Prairie Semi-State. The Hot Dogs failed to advance as a team and did not have any individuals qualify for next week’s state meet. Also not qualifying for state was FHS girls’ cross runner Carina Alanis. The…

Piece By Piece Autism Center Opens Office in Frankfort

One of the spaces in the Frankfort Plaza that had long been empty is now full again as Piece By Piece Autism Center is now occupying the former Comcast building at 1429 E. Wabash St. This is now the second Autism Center in the area as this group has a facility at 602 Ransdell Road…

NIPSCO Announces Plans for Wind Farm in White County

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the vast expanse of wind turbines in northwest Indiana appears to be set for expansion. Northern Indiana Public Service Co., a subsidiary of Merrillville-based NiSource (NYSE: NI), and Texas-based EDP Renewables North America LLC have agreed to collaborate on a 302-megawatt wind farm in White County. NIPSCO says the…

Traffic Stop Results in Arrest for Frankfort Woman

On Wednesday, Frankfort Police conducted a traffic stop near the intersection of Morrison St and Rossville Ave that resulted in the arrest of 59-year-old Diane S. Wright of Frankfort for Dealing Methamphetamine and Possession of a Controlled Substance. According to Deputy Chief Scott Shoemaker, “During the traffic stop, Frankfort Police K9 Bane conducted a free…

Chamber Survey: Companies Leaving Positions Unfilled

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that finding skilled workers is such a problem in Indiana, many companies are choosing to leave jobs unfilled. That’s one of the findings of the 12th annual employer workforce survey from the Indiana Chamber of Commerce and its Institute for Workforce Excellence. During a three-week period in August, companies from…

Clinton Central Announces First Quarter Honor Rolls

Clinton Central has released its ‘A’ and ‘A/B’ honor rolls for the first quarter. A Honor Roll 7th Grade — Dakota Abbott, Presley Alder, Mason Boone, Evan Cohee, Riley Dellinger, Nicholas Eads, Alyssa Impson, Morgan Perkins, Camdyn Price, Chelsey Ridens, Klayton Stevens, MakayLynn Webb. 8th Grade — Nathan Bieghler, Lane Davis, Luke Davison, Michaela Jacobs,…

Green Meadows Announces ‘All A’s’ Honor Roll for First Quarter

Green Meadows Elementary School in Frankfort has released its ‘All A’s’ honor roll for the first quarter. Third Grade — Erin Fitch, Netheya Gates, Irvin Gomez, Cruz Hernandez-Garcia, Allison Lima-Mejia, Addi Marshall, Ady Melton, Sophie Michael, Alexis Michaels, Mallory O’Brien, Mason Oldham, Gavin Richards, Isaac Sanchez, James Stahl, Will Uitts, Israel Vasquez-Bautista. Fourth Grade —…

8th Annual Autumn and Holiday Craft Show Set for Saturday

The Dawg House of Frankfort Middle School is hosting the 8th Annual Autumn and Holiday Craft Show on Saturday, October 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the middle school.  We have almost 40 vendors and will have a lot of door prizes.  including a pair of Purdue home football tickets (for November 2…

Witham Hosting Career Fair on November 5

Witham is proud to be a part of the growth and vitality going on throughout Boone County. Join them on Tuesday, November 5, from 4-7 p.m. in the new North Pavilion Community Room at 2605 N. Lebanon Street for their Career Fair to learn about positions available for: Registered Nurse, Medical Assistants, Environmental Services Aide,…

Frankfort Police Make Methamphetamine Arrest

On Tuesday, following an intense investigation, Frankfort Police Narcotics Detectives located and arrested 45-year-old Robert J. Maldonado of Frankfort for felony drug charges and resisting arrest. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, “During their investigation, Narcotics Detectives received information that Maldonado, the prime suspect under investigation, was walking near the intersection of Barner and Columbia…