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Two Indianapolis Men Arrested on Multiple Drug Charges

Two Indianapolis men face several charges after a traffic stop led to their arrest Tuesday night. Indiana State Police uncovered a loaded handgun, oxycodone hydrochloride pills, more than 130 grams of marijuana and cash. The traffic stop happened around 10:00 p.m. near the intersection of 42nd Street and Baker Drive in Indianapolis. Senior Trooper Joel…

Library to Host Coffee and Conversation With Local Author

Learn about the connection modern writers share with Shelly’s Frankenstein at Coffee & Conversation with indie author Jeff Bennington at the Frankfort Community Public Library.  Author of four #1 Amazon Best-selling Supernatural Books, Bennington is also an avid blogger and qualifier of the 2018 Boston Marathon. Coffee & Conversations will occur in Harry’s Coffee Bar…

Name of Victim in Rossville Avenue Fire Released

The 39-year-old man who died Monday after being rescued by firefighters from the Rossville Avenue fire has been identified as Jason Trail, Sr., Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby announced Tuesday afternoon. “The adult female victim still is being treated at the hospital for smoke inhalation. The five-year-old boy remains at Riley Hospital being treated for…

Workforce Program Streamlining Bill Moving Forward

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a bill calling for the state to evaluate dozens of workforce programs has passed through the Indiana House. Holli Sullivan (R-78), who co-authored the bill, says Indiana currently spends about $1 billion on those programs, and analyzing them will ensure the state is using those resources well. Sullivan says the measure…

Comcast to Expand Lafayette Facility

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Comcast has announced plans to invest $2.7 million to expand its network building in Lafayette. The company says the project is part of an effort to prepare for future growth throughout Tippecanoe County. Comcast will build a 2,000-square-foot addition to the building, which will house all of the company’s…

Wheeler Withdraws from Auditor Race to Focus on City Council

Frankfort City Councilman Lewis Wheeler announced last summer that he was going to run for the Clinton County Auditor position. However, that all changed last week as Wheeler announced he is withdrawing his candidacy for the position. “My decision to suspend my campaign has not been an easy one,” said Wheeler in a press release.…

Analyst Says Market Downswing an ‘Anomaly’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a University of Indianapolis financial economist says Monday’s dip in the U.S. stock market was not unexpected and is advising Hoosiers not to be concerned. UIndy School of Business Director of External Relations Matt Will calls the fluctuation, which included a record loss of more than 1,175 points by Dow Jones…

Township Consolidation Bill Withers in the Indiana House

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a bill that would’ve culled one-third of the townships in the state did not receive a vote on a key deadline day. House Bill 1005, designed to consolidate townships with populations below 1,200, was not called to vote Monday, the final day it could have been heard for third reading in…

Frankfort Ranked as 23rd Safest City in State of Indiana

The National Council for Home Safety and Security announced Monday that the City of Frankfort is ranked 23rd among the Safest Cities in the State of Indiana. This is quite a jump for the Gem City after it achieved its first-ever ranking on the list a year ago at number 50. Mayor Chris McBarnes said…

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