Ken Hartman

U.S. Department of Education Releases Proposed Changes to Title IX Regulations

Today, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of Title IX – the landmark civil rights law that has opened doors for generations of women and girls – the U.S. Department of Education released for public comment proposed changes to the regulations that help elementary and secondary schools and colleges and universities implement this vital legislation. The proposed amendments…

Art Contest Entry Deadline Extended

There is still time to participate in the 2022 South Fork Wildcat Creek Art Contest. Entries are now being accepted through June 30. This art contest is being hosted by the Clinton County Soil & Water Conservation District with support from the Frankfort Community Public Library. Individuals are invited to express their appreciation for the…

Pair of County Roads Closed Thursday

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced that the Clinton County Sheriffs Department will have US Highway 421 closed until further notice on Thursday from 300 South to the north side of Kirklin. Motorists are asked to avoid the area. Dispatch has also announced that County Highway will have County Road 600 North  closed all day…

ISBA Holding Seminar for Those Wanting to be School Board Members

The Community Schools of Frankfort School Board will have four seats on the ballot in November. The Indiana School Boards Association will be hosting a school board candidate forum to teach interested persons about the role, responsibilities and legal parameters of school board members/ This seminar will arm attendees with the basic knowledge of what…

Serious Crash Closes I-65 in Boone County

At 4:15 a.m. Wednesday, emergency responders were called to the scene of a serious crash on I-65 southbound near the 128 mile marker, just south of I-865. First responders on scene located a heavily damaged passenger car wedged underneath a semi-tractor trailer. The driver, who was the sole occupant, was out of the vehicle on…

Frankfort Pays Fond Farewell to McKinney

Monday night was a special evening as approximately 125 friends, family and colleagues gathered at the Frankfort High School’s Hot Dog Cafe for a celebration who has spent 39 years in public education, including the last 10 as Community Schools of Frankfort assistant superintendent and superintendent. “This is an amazing community and a great city…

Kokomo Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Dealing Methamphetamine

Demario Barker, 33, of Kokomo, Indiana, was sentenced late last week to 25 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to two counts of distribution of methamphetamine. According to court documents, law enforcement officers began investigating Barker’s drug trafficking activities in 2019. On June 22, 2020, and July 31, 2020, Barker distributed methamphetamine from his…

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available For Children Under 5

The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) announced TuesCOVday that COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months up to age 5 are now available at some Indiana providers, expanding the population eligible to be protected against the disease. Shipments will continue to arrive at participating locations this week. IDOH has updated its map at www.ourshot.in.gov to show sites…

IU Health Arnett Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted three-year accreditation to the Cancer Center at Indiana University Health Arnett. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process and maintain levels…