Ken Hartman

First Probable Case of Monkeypox Identified in Indiana

State health officials announced today that the first probable case of monkeypox in Indiana in 2022 has been identified. No further information about the patient will be released due to privacy concerns. Initial testing was completed at the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) Laboratories today. Confirmatory testing is pending at the Centers for Disease Control…

Marines Needing Donations for Toys

Brad Ulick and Chris Grendys, Elkhart Area Marines Detachment, have volunteered to travel to Estonia to oversee the distribution of the toys sometime around early September. And they need help with travel expenses. Donations for travel expenses should be made out to Department of Indiana, MCL with a note in the memo as noted. Donations…

Fair Parade Set for Sunday, July 10

The Clinton County Fair Council is once again hosting the annual Clinton County & 4-H Fair parade, on Sunday, July 10 at 2 p.m. This yearly tradition helps kick off the fair week. Local law enforcement, fire departments, 4-H clubs, community nonprofits, antique machinery, and many more groups are part of this exciting event! The…

Portable X-Ray Machine Added at IU Health and White Memorial Hospitals

Indiana University Health Frankfort and White Memorial hospitals were recently awarded Small Rural Hospital Improvement Program (SHIP) grants from the Indiana Hospital Association via the State Office of Rural Health. With the funding, both hospitals were able to purchase portable X-ray machines. The use of portable X-ray machines benefits both providers and patients for several…

I-65 Bridge Over Wabash River Renamed for Purple Heart Recipient

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces the I-65 bridge over the Wabash River will be renamed for a Purple Heart recipient. Indiana House Concurrent Resolution 6, which passed during the legislative session earlier this year urges INDOT to rename the bridge on I-65 over the Wabash River in honor of Captain Ronald D. Gutwein. INDOT,…

Two Boil Water Advisories Issued

Frankfort Water Works has issued two Boil Water Advisories due to a problem with a water main tie-in. Those areas still under the boil water advisory is S./ N. East St. between Washington St. and Walnut St. and S. Clay St. between E. Clinton St. and E. South Street. Customers in those areas have been…

Clinton County Council to Aid in Costs for School Resource Officers

The Clinton County Council gave its consent to help with funding to add one school resource officer each for Clinton Central and Clinton Prairie schools Tuesday morning. “We received a request today to support a grant application which is actually by the county that would be in conjunction with Clinton Central and Clinton Prairie to…

BOW Approves Request for CCMG Quotes

The Frankfort Board of Works approved the request for paving quotes for the Community Crossings Matching Grant (CCMG) on Monday night, “It’s going to be a total paving amount of a little over $600,000 which is a 50-50 match between the city and the state,” said Frankfort Mayor Judy Sheets. “Hopefully we can get our…