Ken Hartman

IHSAA Postpones Boys Basketball Tournament Immediately

Due to the number of schools closing after today for an extended period of time, it has become apparent the IHSAA boys basketball tournament series cannot be completed as scheduled. Subsequently, the boys basketball tournament is postponed immediately. Because of the unprecedented nature of these circumstances, we will issue full refunds to all stations as soon…

Lebanon, Zionsville Schools Closed Through Spring Break

Lebanon Community Schools and Zionsville Community Schools closed their building at 6 p.m. Thursday due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns. The buildings will remain closed through spring break. According to the Indianapolis Star, students will have no classes Friday and both district will do eLearning starting Monday, March 16 through Friday, March 27, when spring break…

CC School Safety Commission Responds to Coronavirus

The Clinton County School Safety Commission, which comprises the four Clinton County school systems, issued a letter Thursday following a meeting to discuss the coronavirus. The following is that letter. The four Clinton County school systems met to prepare for dealing with the COVID-19 virus as it may impact our local school corporations. Clinton County…

2020 Legislative Session Concludes Wednesday

The legislative session concluded Wednesday, with the General Assembly passing a number of measures to help Hoosiers by assisting veterans, improving health care price transparency and supporting Hoosier schools, among other topics, said State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon). Assisting veterans in Indiana Senate Enrolled Act 427, which Buchanan authored, will streamline the occupational license process…

ISP Will be Part of Six-State Trooper Project

The Indiana State Police will be joining forces this week with Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia State Police agencies, for what is known as the Six-State Trooper Project. During this collaborative effort, troopers across northeast Indiana will be taking to the highways March 12th -14th with a primary focus on criminal interdiction through high volume traffic…

Number of Coronavirus Cases in State Remains at Six

The number of Hoosiers who have tested presumptively positive for COVID-19 remains at six, according to the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH). Two individuals with positive tests announced earlier today are residents of Boone and Adams counties. Five Indiana counties now have cases of COVID-19. The other residents who have been diagnosed live in…

2020 Indiana State Fair Theme Unveiled

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the Indiana State Fair has announced this year’s theme: Basketball. The fair, which will run August 7-23, will pay tribute to Indiana’s basketball history through experiences, including a basketball amusement park, daily storytelling moments, and the Pacers Sports & Entertainment Court. The theme is being presented by Pacers Sports…

Sen. Buchanan Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse

State Senator Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon) welcomed the following students to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in February. Marianne Adams, from Remington, attends Indiana Academy for Science, Mathematics and Humanities Lilly Cook, from Rensselaer, attends Rensselaer Central Middle School Gregory DeLaRosa, from Lebanon, attends Lebanon Middle School Kenzie Fouts, from Lebanon, attends Lebanon High…

Third Coronavirus Case is Student from Avon Elementary School

Multiple media outlets are reporting that Indiana could have its third case of coronavirus following a statement Sunday by the Hendricks County Health Department that a student at Hickory Elementary School in Avon has tested positive for the virus. If that test is confirmed, the child would be the third person in Indiana to be…