Ken Hartman

Social Security Announces 1.3% Benefit Increase for 2021

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits for approximately 70 million Americans will increase 1.3 percent in 2021, the Social Security Administration announced Tuesday. The 1.3 percent cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) will begin with benefits payable to more than 64 million Social Security beneficiaries in January 2021.  Increased payments to more than 8 million SSI…

Hendricks County Wants Businesses to ‘Host It Local’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Visit Hendricks County has unveiled a campaign designed to boost meeting and conference business throughout the county. The organization says Host It Local encourages local businesses and residents with incentives to choose a Hendricks County venue when planning their next event. Visit Hendricks County says each business referral sent…

Hispanic Exhibit Coming to Frankfort Community Library

The Day of the Dead or “Día de los Muertos” is a pre-Hispanic tradition celebrated throughout Mexico, and by people of Mexican heritage elsewhere. The multi-day holiday celebration takes place on November 1 and 2. November 1, is dedicated to the children who have died and this day is called “All Saints’ Day” or Día…

Police Arrest Two Individuals Following Investigation

The Frankfort Police Department, Patrol and Criminal Investigations Divisions served a search warrant in the 1300 block of Burlington Avenue on Thursday. The warrant was obtained after an investigation revealed the residents were allegedly dealing drugs. Arrested were 37-year-old Ashley Saari of Frankfort and 49-year-old Rodolfo Salinas of rural Frankfort. Saari was charged by the…

State Health Says 1,581 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Monday announced that 1,581 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at state and private laboratories. That brings to 136,555 the total number of Indiana residents known to have had the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s dashboard. A total of 3,568 Hoosiers are confirmed to…

Hot Dogs Top North Montgomery to Even Record

Riley Goodnight rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown to help lead Frankfort to a 16-14 Sagamore Conference victory over North Montgomery Friday night in Linden. Goodnight also had a pair of two-point conversion runs for the Hot Dogs, now 4-4. This was also the first victory over North Montgomery in 11 years. Sam Michael…

‘Leading With 2020 Vision’ Monday, October 12

The WILO/Chamber of Commerce “Leading With 2020 Vision” series continued Monday morning with Clinton County Health Department Director Rodney Wann. “We still try to concentrate on what we in Clinton County can do and how we can write our own story,” said Wann. “The state is going the wrong direction. We have been, but hopefully…

Ivy Tech Offering Several Short-Term Certificate Classes

Ivy Tech Community College has several short-term certificates that the college is currently promoting. Classes for these certificates begin October 26. The short-term certificate are as follows: Industrial Electrical; Industrial Mechanical; Certified Nursing Assistant; Phlebotomy Technician; Bookkeeper; Insurance; Microsoft Office Specialist; Informatics; Java Application Development; Web Application Development; Web Foundation; Maintenance & Light Repair; and…