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Local and Area Cub Scout Packs Holding Call-Outs

Cub Scouts have the time of their lives making new friends and learning new things in an environment designed to help them succeed. From building his own Pinewood Derby® car to learning how to roast the perfect marshmallow with his best friends at a family camp out, your child will love being a Cub Scout.…

Enrollment Up at Clinton Prairie

Enrollment in the Clinton Prairie School Corporation is up from a year ago, it was announced at Tuesday night’s board meeting. Clinton Prairie has a total of 1,225 students this year, including 676 in the elementary school and 549 in the junior-senior high. Superintendent Amanda Whitlock said the second and sixth grades each have more…

Budget Hearings Postponed Until Aug. 30

The budget hearings for the City of Frankfort were originally scheduled for Thursday. However, due to a couple of unforeseen circumstances, that date has been changed to Wednesday, Aug. 30, from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. “(Clerk-Treasurer) Judi’s (Sheets) mother is in very, very bad shape,” said Councilman Jim Moyer, who ran Monday night’s council…

Skilled Nursing Facility Gains Approval in Whitestown

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a 96-bed skilled nursing facility in Whitestown is back on-track after layout changes by the owner and developer. The more than $10 million Mainstreet Transitional Living community will sit on 16 acres and include eight buildings. The project received unanimous approval Monday night from the town’s plan commission, the final…

Fire Investigation, Teamwork Result in Two Arson Arrests

Through a dedicated investigation by Frankfort firefighter investigators and detectives from the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, two arson arrests were made yesterday in the August 3 fire on State Road 39 North. At 10 p.m. August 10, Jennifer Matthews (Carter) and Joshua Smith were arrested and taken into custody. Based on formal charges filed today,…

Farm Bureau Releases Crop Progress Findings

Many Indiana crop farmers were surprised by the findings of last week’s USDA crop production report. The report, which shares national and state forecasting, is estimating similar corn and soybean yields to last year in Indiana. In many areas of the state, farmers were expecting lower yields than forecasted by the USDA in its August report.…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   THE FRANKFORT FARMERS MARKET IS HELD ON SATURDAY FROM 8 A.M. TO NOON ON THE SOUTH SIDE OF THE SQUARE IN DOWNTOWN FRANKFORT.   VOLUNTEER MUSEUM WORK HOURS AT THE CLINTON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF…

ISP Officers Involved in Suspect Shooting

The Indiana State Police has the following information to release in regards to the incident that took place in Dyer on August 10. The officers involved are as follows: 1) Victor Zamora, 37, Lake County Sheriff’s Department, 13 years of service; 2) Luke Schreiber, 41, St. John Police Department, 10 years of service (18 total);…