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Grissom Air Reserve Base Economic Impact Grows

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Grissom Air Reserve Base in Miami County is reporting significant growth. The base says the 434th Air Refueling Wing had a total economic impact of just over $134 million for fiscal year 2017, up from $122 million the previous year. Grissom says it remains the largest employer in Miami…

Frankfort Parks Department Announces Holiday Activities

Frankfort Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets has announced some of the special activities that go on in and around City of Frankfort Parks during the upcoming holidays. The TPA Park Festival of Lights will be turned on at 6 p.m. on Friday, November 23. Lights are on nightly until Tuesday, January 1. Hours are from dusk…

USB Approves Infrastructure Needs for New IU Health Hospital

The Utility Service Board unanimously approved its portion of the proposed new IU Health Hospital Monday night. USB Chairman Mike Kelley said this approval will take care of the relocation, abandonment and construction of infrastructure needs such as sanitary sewer, water, storm sewer, electric and fiber for the new hospital. Kelley said the estimated cost…

State Police Investigating Fatal Crash on I-465

A secondary crash in the traffic back-up from an earlier crash killed one person. November 19, at 11:27 p.m., 911 dispatchers began receiving calls of a serious crash on I-465 southbound south of Crawfordsville Road. Upon arrival, first responders found a passenger car had rear-ended a semi tractor-trailer. The driver of the passenger car was…

ISP Investigating Serious Multi-Vehicle Crash on I-465

Monday evening just after 8:30, emergency responders were called to the scene of a multiple vehicle serious crash on I-465 southbound just north of Rockville Road. The massive crash scene involved two semi tractor-trailers, a box truck and a pick-up truck. Three drivers were critically injured, one of which required 12 minutes of extrication by…

Tree of Rememberance and Memorial Service at Goodwin

Christmas and the Holiday season can be challenging if loved ones were lost and the family gatherings are missing that special person this year. Goodwin Funeral Home and Archer-Weston are inviting the entire community to the 24th annual Tree of Remembrance and Memorial Service at 2pm Sunday, November 25.  Light refreshments will be served following…

Federal Grant Awarded to Create New Main Street Program

On Monday, Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch, the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs and the Indiana U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced that nine Main Street organizations will be a part of a new program focused on retaining existing businesses and expanding new business and entrepreneurial opportunities. “Collaboration between local, state and federal…

No Trash Will Be Picked Up On Thanksgiving

Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe has announced that the Street Department will not be picking up trash on Thanksgiving. They will be doing a double pickup on Friday in the southeast and northeast quadrants of the city.  

One Person Dies in East Clinton Street Structure Fire

Frankfort Fire Department units were dispatched at approximately midnight Sunday to 1001 E. Clinton St. for a structure fire. All units arrived and began search/rescue and fire suppression tactics. During the search and fire suppression tactics, a victim was found in an upstairs apartment and was removed by firefighters. EMS personnel began life saving measures…

City of Frankfort Taking Stand Against Gender-Based Violence

In less than a week, a very important event is not only coming to Frankfort and Clinton County, but to the world itself. Beginning Sunday, November 25 and lasting until Monday, December 10, the Zonta Club of Frankfort will join others worldwide with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Based Violence throughout the City…