United Way Attains Just Under 90 Percent of 2017 Goal

The United Way of Clinton County announced their campaign total for 2017. United Way Executive Director Carolina Booth announced the results on Monday’s Partyline program. Booth said this year’s campaign fell short of its goal of $500,000. However, they were quite happy with the total of $441,415.70 which was 88.3 percent. This year’s campaign also…

Clinton County Community Foundation Awards Second Round of Grants for 2017

The Clinton County Community Foundation has awarded $72,631 in competitive grants during the second half of 2017. Combined with the first half total of $92,000, this brings the total of competitive grants awarded to $164,631 for the year. “Donor generosity has allowed the Clinton County Community Foundation to support these worthwhile projects in Clinton County,”…

State Reports Record Visitor Spending in 2016

Buoyed by a year of Bicentennial events and the 100th running of the Indianapolis 500, Indiana set tourism records in 2016, according to a report commissioned by the Indiana Department of Tourism Development. The report shows 79 million visited the state, spending an estimated $12.2 billion, both state records. Tourism chief Mark Newman says the…

Michigantown House Fire Results in One Death

One person is dead following a house fire that broke out Friday afternoon in Michigantown. Fire crews were called to the home around 2:30 p.m. Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputies confirmed one person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. The Michigan Township fire chief has confirmed one death in the fire. The name of…

ISP Investigating Two Fatal Crashes

Troopers were kept busy Saturday responding to dozens of crashes in the Indianapolis area including two which resulted in fatalities. The first fatal crash happened just before 5 a.m. on I-465 near the 49 mile marker. 18 year old Jamel Roscoe of Indianapolis was driving a white Pontiac, allegedly at a high rate of speed,…

Shop With A Cop Brightens Lives Of 50 Children In Clinton County

From President Hall & Lance Pickrell On Saturday December 9th,  the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #69 performed their annual Shop with a Cop. Collectively with the help of the great community and citizens of Clinton County we were able to assist 17 families totaling approximately 50 children. We would sincerely like to thank all…

Legislative Breakfast Series to Start in January

The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce has announced that the 2018 Legislative Breakfast series starts Saturday, January 20 at 8:30 a.m. in Harmony Hall at Wesley Manor. Note the change in time for the event as it will become a permanent change in 2018. Chamber officials are expecting State Senator Brandt Hershman, State Senator Jim…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   The City of Frankfort is having special events throughout the holiday. Santa’s Hours at Veterans Park, Sunday 2-5 p.m.; Monday-Thursday, 6:30-8:30 p.m.; and Friday and Saturday, 6-9 pm.; Santa Express will take passengers from Veterans Park to TPA Park on Friday and Saturday…

High School Sports Schedule December 11-16

MONDAY, DECEMBER 11 CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ and girls’ swimming vs. North Montgomery, 6 p.m. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball vs. Tri-Central, 7:30 p.m.; Boys’ and girls’ swimming at Tri-West, 6 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Girls’ basketball at Taylor, 7:30 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Girls’ basketball vs. Sheridan, 7:30 p.m. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14 FRANKFORT — Girls’…