Cripe Files for District 7 State Senate Seat

Former Clinton County Coroner and current Assistant Fire Chief for the Frankfort Fire Department Ed Cripe has announced he has filed for the District 7 Senate seat due to the resignation of State Senator Brandt Hershman. Cripe is a 1990 graduate of Clinton Central High School and in August will have achieved 22 years of…

Frankfort Library to Host a Frankenstein Community Read

Frankfort Community Public Library has been awarded a Community Read grant of $1,000 from Indiana Humanities to participate in a statewide read of the classic novel “Frankenstein.” More than 60 other communities will be reading the book as part of One State / One Story: Frankenstein. Frankfort Community Public Library will host at least three…

New Phone Scam Deals With Missed Jury Duty

In recent days, the Boone County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of a new phone scam advising citizens that they missed jury duty and they owe money because of it. In these reports, the scammer will tell the victim that if they do not pay a fine, a bench warrant will be issued for their…

Bill Would Allow Ball State to Take Over Muncie Schools

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a bill currently being considered by the House Ways and Means Committee could give control of Muncie Community Schools to Ball State University. In an email to the university, President Geoffrey Mearns says the legislation “presents an historic opportunity for our University and the community that we serve.” The…

Indianapolis One of 20 Finalists for Second Amazon HQ

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) has named Indianapolis one of 20 finalists for the location of a second corporate headquarters. The company accepted bids late last year for what it expects to be a more than $5 billion investment that could bring up to 50,000 jobs with it. Chicago and Columbus,…

ISP Working to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

On January 4, 2010, President Obama issued a proclamation naming January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This followed a 2007 Senate resolution naming January 11 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers (CVEOs) and Motor Carrier Inspectors (MCIs) are teaming up with officers from neighboring states to raise awareness…

IndyArtWerkz Exhibit Coming to Frankfort Library

IndyArtWerkz: Exit 158 exhibit will be on display in the Anna & Harlan Hubbard Gallery in the Frankfort Community Public Library Feb. 2-26. Join us for a reception with the artists Feb. 11 from 2-4 p.m. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. IndyArtWerkz is a collective of five mixed media artists from central Indiana.…

FMS Releases Second Quarter Honor Rolls

Frankfort Middle School has released its Second Quarter Honor Rolls: All A’s Honor Roll 6th grade: Isabelle Bacon, Braelynn Bolin, Jocelyn Cazares, Collin Frye, Natalie Garcia-Hernandez, Angel Hernandez-Cruz, Jackson Hoyer, Aidan Hudspith, Yazmin Lemus, Brody McKinzie, Elizabeth Pierce, Des-Ray Plowman, Mariela Pozos-Sandoval, Cameron Queen, Ariana Sierra, Edwin Wainscott, Nadia Wessel, Douglas Wood, Tiffanie Zheng. 7th…

APC Asking Citizens’ Help in Acquiring Elevator Grant

Clinton County has applied for a grant to remove the collapsing Manson Elevator and grade the site. As the grant process is statewide and very competitive, we need some help from interested citizens! It is important to show local support for this project and that getting rid of this building would be beneficial to the…