Ken Hartman

Butler Insurance Expert: Treat Pandemic Like Terrorism Attack

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a Butler University professor is urging Congress to institute a Pandemic Risk Insurance Act to help cover some of the costs associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, a move he says that will get businesses up and running again. “Every business in America doesn’t understand where they’re going to get…

State Health Says 35 Hoosiers Have Died from COVID-19

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Monday announced that 273 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 1,786 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…

Wind Advisory Set From 8 A.M. to 8 P.M. Sunday

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Wind Advisory for portions of central, east central, north central and west central Indiana, including Boone County, from 8 a.m. until 8 p.m. Sunday. Southwest winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph are expected. Besides Clinton, other affected areas include Carroll,…

Severe Thunderstorm Warning Issued Until 2:30 P.M.

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for south central Clinton County, western Boone County in central Indiana and central Montgomery County in west central Indiana until 2:30 p.m. Saturday. At 2:02 p.m., a severe thunderstorm was located near Crawfordsville, moving east at 50 mph. Hazards include 60 mph wind…

Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect Until 8 P.M. Saturday

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Boone County that is in effect until 8 p.m. Saturday. In all, this watch includes 39 counties for several areas in Indiana. Besides Boone, the other counties under the watch are Bartholomew, Brown, Carroll, Clinton, Daviess, Decatur, Delaware, Fountain, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock,…

State Health Says Seven More Deaths Attributed to COVID-19 Virus

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Saturday announced that 290 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 1,232 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…

State Health Reports Seven New COVID-19 Deaths

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Friday announced that 338 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 981 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…

Vehicle Pursuit, K-9 Track Leads to Naked Suspend Arrest

At approximately 1:10 a.m. Friday, Trooper Daniel Connolly responded to a reckless driving dispatch on I-65 in Clinton County. ISP dispatch advised of a vehicle traveling north on the interstate near the 157MM. The suspect vehicle was said to be driving 40 mph, swerving from lane to lane, and driving without headlights. Trooper Connolly observed…

104th Indianapolis 500 Rescheduled for August 23

The Indianapolis 500 Presented by Gainbridge has been rescheduled for Sunday, Aug. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, officials from INDYCAR and the Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) announced today. The 104th edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” will air live on NBC, with the official green flag time to be announced at a later date. The…

Purdue to Pioneer On-Demand Commencement for 2020 Class

Members of Purdue University’s Class of 2020 will hear their names called, hold diplomas in their hands, wear a cap and gown, and take part, albeit away from Elliott Hall of Music, in all the personal hallmarks, pomp and circumstance of a traditional Purdue commencement — complete with music from Purdue Bands and Purdue Musical Organizations,…