Ken Hartman

Drive Safely and Plan Ahead Over Memorial Day Weekend

While fewer drivers are expected to hit the road this Memorial Day weekend due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Indiana Department of Transportation wants to remind motorists to slow down and travel safely, especially in work zones. AAA predicts record low travel volumes across the U.S. with social distancing guidelines still in place. This follows…

State Health Says 48 More Hoosiers Have Died from COVID-19

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Thursday announced that 676 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 29,936 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…

‘Leading In Uncertain Times’ Thursday, May 21

The WILO/Chamber of Commerce “Leading In Uncertain Times” series continued Thursday morning with IU Health Frankfort Hospital President Kelly Braverman. “Personally, I’m a little nervous (about going into Stage 3),” said Braverman. “I don’t know if we’ll have normal anymore. We need to create our ‘new normal.’ We have some new information now and we…

County and City Officials Plan to Move to Stage 3 Friday

Clinton County Commissioners Josh Uitts, Steve Woods and Scott Shoemaker, along with Frankfort Mayor Judy Sheets issued the following statement Wednesday night. “On Friday May 22 Clinton County and the City of Frankfort will move to Stage 3 of Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb’s plan to reopen the State with no local modifications.   “Thank you to…

Governor Says Frankfort Lagoons Can Open Friday Morning

Frankfort Utility Service Board Chairman Mike Kelley issued the following statement last Wednesday evening. “The Frankfort Utility Service Board has maintained from the beginning that the Governor’s Executive Orders would be the blueprint we would use for the operation of the Frankfort Storm Water Lagoons. “Today, he modified the existing order and changed the date…

Farmers Bank Will Allow Limited Lobby Access May 27

We have missed you and are looking forward to your visit. The Farmers Bank will allow limited lobby access beginning Wednesday, May 27.  We will continue our extended drive-thru hours from 7 a.m. – 7 p.m. Monday – Friday and 9 a.m. – noon Saturday at our Frankfort and Lebanon Offices.  All Farmers Bank lobbies…

Clinton County Family YMCA Begins Summer Food Program

The Clinton County Family YMCA has announced plans to participate in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Free meals will be made available to all children 18 years of age and under and to persons over 18 years who are enrolled in a state-approved educational program for the mentally or physically disabled. Free meals will…

State Health Says Those Tested Approaching 200,000

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Wednesday announced that 581 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 29,274 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…

Rokita Seeking Attorney General Nomination

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Todd Rokita has announced he is throwing his hat in the ring for the Republican nomination for Attorney General at the Indiana State Republican Convention. Rokita served as Indiana Secretary of State from 2002-2010 and in Indiana’s 4th District in Congress from 2011-2019. He is challenging current Attorney General…

‘Leading In Uncertain Times’ Wednesday, May 20

The WILO/Chamber of Commerce “Leading In Uncertain Times” series continued Wednesday morning with Frankfort Mayor Judy Sheets. “Our (positive test) numbers keep going up everyday, but that’s because of the testing going on at the high school,” said Sheets. “I’m going to follow what the governor says and hopefully we can get to Level 3…