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Ivy Tech Holding Express Enrollment Day Tuesday

Ivy Tech Community College in downtown Frankfort is having an Express Enrollment Day until 6 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, May 22). This is your opportunity to get fast tracked through the application process for summer and/or fall classes. For more information, go to www.ivytech.edu and look for express enrollment day information or call 765-269-5820.

Frankfort Native Zach Howe Supports the ‘Silent Service’

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Erica R Gardner, Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs A 2006 Frankfort High School graduate and Frankfort, Indiana, native is serving in the U.S. Navy supporting nuclear-powered, fast-attack, submarines homeported in and visiting the Groton, Connecticut area. Petty Officer 1st Class Zach Howe is a logistic specialist. A Navy logistic specialist…

Clay Street, County Road 700 West Closed Tuesday

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced a couple of closures on Tuesday. The Frankfort Sewer Department will have Clay Street closed from McClurg to Jefferson today, while the Clinton County Highway Department will have County Road 700 West closed between State Road 28 and New Castle Road all day today.

Mushroom Hunters Find Body in Miami County

At approximately 10:20 a.m. Saturday, officers from the Indiana State Police, the Miami County Sheriff’s Department, and conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources responded to a possible death, on the Okie Pinokie Trail, near the area of State Road 124 and Miami County Road 510 East. The preliminary investigation by Indiana State…

Indiana and Slovakia Form Partnership to Strengthen Economic, Defense Ties

Governor Eric. J. Holcomb and the Indiana delegation to Europe joined Slovak government officials Monday to discuss opportunities to deepen defense relations and encourage economic cooperation between Indiana and Slovakia. “Indiana and Slovakia have long enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship, focused primarily on defense and education,” Gov. Holcomb said. “This trip is an opportunity to…

Safe2Talk Teen Texting Program Proving to be Valuable

May is Mental Health Awareness month. A case of the “Mondays” can turn into weeks or months of feeling down, discouraged or hopeless. Indiana University Health Arnett along with Mental Health of America – Wabash Valley Region (MHA) want to remind teenagers that help is available. IU Health Arnett and Mental Health America rolled out…

Frankfort Finishes Second in Sagamore Conference Tourney

The Frankfort High School boys’ golf team placed second in the Sagamore Conference Tournament Saturday at Rocky Ridge Golf Club in Darlington. Frankfort’s Simon Weber took medalist honors with a 3-over par 72 on a very difficult course under less than perfect conditions. Teammates JT Whitlock (80), Riley Romanski (85) and Kasey Klecz (95) brought…

Building Trades Class Hosts Open House in Frankfort

Frankfort Community Schools is the education agency responsible for the Building Trades program, but the program is available to students from Clinton Central, Clinton Prairie, Frankfort and Rossville High Schools. A total of 22 students were recognized Friday night at the Building Trades Open House held at 2040 Brookside Court in the Southridge Subdivision in…

Chambers, Jacobs Honored as COACH Kids Mentors of Year

Approximately 125 individuals attended the COACH Kids Spring Banquet Thursday night on the patio at Arborwood. This banquet, which has been held in the fall, was moved to the spring this year. Mentoring took center stage as the organization’s Mentors of the Year were honored as were the high school mentors. Randi Chambers was named…