Ken Hartman

Lebanon Resident Critically Injured in Crash

At approximately 8:33 a.m. Sunday, the Lebanon Police Department, Boone County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana State Police, Lebanon Fire Department, Whitestown Fire Department, and Boone County EMS were dispatched to collision on Interstate 65 northbound at the 138 mile-marker exit ramp. Officers arrived to find a single vehicle that had left the interstate and was found…

Helicopter Incident Being Investigated at XPO Logistics

At approximately 1:26 p.m. Sunday, the Lebanon Police Department, Lebanon Fire Department, Center Township Fire Department, and Boone County EMS were dispatched to XPO Logistics, located at 135 South Mt. Zion Road, for a possible helicopter crash. Arriving officers located a 1958 Sikorsky S-58JT Helicopter that had come into contact with a semi-trailer that was…

Chamber Awards Night Set for November 14

The 2019 Boone County Chamber Annual Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, November 14, at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1300 E. 100 South, in Lebanon. Cocktail hour and silent auction starts at 5 p.m. with dinner and awards starting at 6:15 p.m. Ray Cortopassi of Fox59 will be the Master of Ceremonies. The Boone…

ZCHS Hosting Region 8 Leadership Conference

The Zionsville Community High School chapter of Business Professionals of America (BPA) is the 2019 Region 8 Leadership Conference on Saturday, December 7, 2019. They would like to encourage you to consider this opportunity to mentor high school students. Region 8 consists of schools from Boone, Hendricks, Johnson, and Marion counties. At the Region Leadership Conference, they…

Whitestown Police Working on Homicide Investigation

Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department and the Boone County Homicide Task Force are currently working an incident that occurred on I-65 early this morning as a homicide. The female victim was identified as Ceaira M. Reed (29) of Illinois, and was pronounced deceased on scene from apparent gunshot wounds. Officers found Reed as the sole occupant…

Remember to Set Your Clocks Back Tonight

Everyone is reminded that Daylight Savings Time comes to an end tonight as all of us need to turn our clocks backward one hour at 2 a.m. Sunday, to 1 a.m. Local Standard Time instead. This means we all get an extra hour of sleep that night. This also means that sunrise and sunset will…

NWS Says Windy, Wet and Cold Halloween In Store

The National Weather Service has announced that a shock to the system is in store to end October and begin November across central Indiana. Wind gusts of 35 to 40 mph along with falling temperatures and some potential for rain changing to snow will make for a wet, windy and cold Halloween afternoon and evening.…

New Ag-Focused Strategy Aims to Attract Business

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the state of Indiana is offering a new strategy to help rural areas attract economic development to their communities: agriculture. And while agribusiness and farming are not new business concepts, they are often overlooked as being an asset. The Indiana State Department of Agriculture and other associations are trying to…