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Burns Announces Retirement From Community Foundation Presidency

Hilda Burns, president of the Community Foundation of Howard County, has announced her plans to retire. Burns began working as a finance/accounting administrator for the Community Foundation and the United Way of Howard County in 1994. At that time, the Foundation served Howard County and had eighteen funds with total assets of approximately $500,000.  In…

State Road 28 West of Romney to Close for Railroad Repairs

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces State Road 28 will close just west of Romney (U.S. 231) Monday, June 26 at 7 a.m. for repairs to the CSX Railroad crossing. The roadway is scheduled to reopen on Monday, July 3 at 6 p.m., weather permitting. The official detour follows U.S. 231 north to State…

Clinton County Relay for Life Friday Evening At New Location

Relay for Life of Clinton County has a new location this year.  This Friday June 23rd, Relay for Life will gather at Veteran’s Park Gazebo in Downtown Frankfort on the Northwest corner of the Square. As of Wednesday Evening, the National Weather Service is showing LESS than 33% chance of rain, temps in the upper…

The Crossing Seeks Students To Start School July 31st

It is back to school for the Crossing in just over one month. The first day of school at the Crossing is Monday, July 31st.  Now is the time for students who might be interested in learning more about the Crossing School Experience to give school a call and check out the Crossing Option. Enrollment…

Riley Named Chief Nursing Officer for IU Health Frankfort Hospital

Marilyn Riley, NP, PhD, has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer for Indiana University Health Frankfort Hospital. Riley joined IU Health Physicians in 2012 as a Nurse Practitioner with the Hospitalist team at Methodist Hospital. She has served as Director of Operations, as well as Nurse Practitioner with the Vascular Surgery Team during her tenure. Riley…

Woman Dies in House Fire on North US 421

On Tuesday at approximately 7:50 p.m., Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Rob Watson was patrolling US 421 and observed a house engulfed in flames at 710 North US 421. Deputy Watson notified Boone County Dispatch and made attempts to alert any occupants of the house. Fire Department units arrived on scene, began attacking the fire and…