Clinton County Under Flood Watch Through Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has expanded the Flood Watch to include portions of central Indiana and west central Indiana, including the following areas in central Indiana, including Clinton County, through Wednesday morning. Besides Clinton, other affected areas are Boone, Howard and Tipton in east Central Indiana. In west central Indiana, areas now affected…

Optimist’s Oratorical Contest for Scholarships Set

Youth are invited to gain experience in public speaking and compete for college scholarships in this contest.  Any youth under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2017 may enter.  There is no minimum age.  The topic is “Where are My Roots of Optimism?”.  The length of each speech must be 4 to-5 minutes…

New Purdue Program Aims to End Special Education Teacher Shortage

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University’s College of Education says its new accelerated degree program, Fast-Track, will get special education teachers into classrooms sooner. The program begins in fall semester 2018, and offers special education majors the opportunity to graduate within three years. Purdue special education clinical instructor Jasmine Begeske says the Fast-Track program is…

IHSAA Releases Boys’ Sectional Basketball Pairings

The Indiana High School Athletic Association released sectional pairings Sunday night for the upcoming boys’ basketball sectionals coming up the week of February 27 through March 3.The following are the sectional pairings for Clinton County schools. Game start times will be announced later by the sectional hosts. Class 3A At Frankfort Tuesday, February 27 Game…

Art of the Passion Exhibit Coming to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church

Nineteen award winning and notable artists will be featured in a two week religious art exhibit commemorating Holy Week and Eastern through a collaborative depiction of the Stations of the Cross and the Stations of the Resurrection. St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 2029 South State Road 39, in Frankfort is host to the non-denominational, reflective and…

Sheriffs Provide Security Training for Places of Worship

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) has convened a group of sheriffs and sheriffs’ personnel from across the state to develop training materials that will help places of worship create security plans to keep citizens safe during the holiday season. “In today’s world, we must continue to make our citizens in our communities feel safe, no…

Public Encouraged to Attend Drug Conversation With First Responders and Judicial Leaders

United Way for Clinton County and Center Township of Clinton County are partnering together for a series of six conversations where the public can ask questions of local leaders and organizations. These conversations will encourage the public to attend with the first one focusing on first responders and judicial leaders. The first conversation will focus…

Frankfort Hot Dogs Alumni Hall of Fame Inducts First Class

The inaugural Frankfort Hot Dog Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony took place Saturday afternoon in the auditorium at Frankfort High School. And, from all indications, the event was an incredible success. “I think it went very, very well,” said Hall of Fame Chairman Don Stock. “It’s been a good weekend. I know most of the…