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Holcomb Kicks Off Japan Trade Mission Trip

Governor Eric J. Holcomb kicked off his Japan trade mission today, traveling to visit Indiana’s sister-state, Tochigi Prefecture, to strengthen the economic and cultural partnership between the two states that was first established in 1999. Gov. Holcomb and the Indiana delegation met with Tochigi Prefecture Governor Tomikazu Fukuda along with government officials, business associations and…

Hot Dogs Blank Crawfordsville in Soccer Action

Junior Miguel Garcia had two goals as Frankfort defeated Crawfordsville 2-0 in Sagamore Conference boys’ soccer action Thursday in Crawfordsville. The Hot Dogs are now 8-1 on the season and 4-0 in conference play ahead of Tuesday’s conference contest against Southmont. On Tuesday night, Frankfort scored a 2-1 victory in a shootout against Lebanon. Lebanon…

Farmers Bank Offers Tips on Equifax Breach

A significant confirmed breach has been reported by Equifax, a major credit reporting bureau. Equifax reports that hackers were able to access certain files in their system containing social security numbers, birth dates, addresses, some driver’s license and credit card information. The Farmers Bank communicates with all major credit bureaus to assist customers in securing…

Veterans Memorial Brighter Thanks to Partnerships

The Veterans Memorial at the Clinton County Courthouse in downtown Frankfort is going to shine a little brighter thanks to a couple of partners with the City of Frankfort. “The ballasts in the lights that shine up on the flags went out about a month or so ago,” said Veterans Memorial Architect Joe Root. “I…

Frankfort Police Awarded Grant for Impaired Driving Reduction Initiative

With the award of a $1,796 grant from the Clinton County Drug and Alcohol Coalition, Frankfort police will have four new state-of-the-art portable breath tests to deter future impaired drivers from the risk of apprehension and continue to keep Frankfort’s crash rate at zero for alcohol-related fatalities.   According to Deputy Police Chief Scott Shoemaker…

Residents Asked Not to Leave Brush, Trash at Lift Station Site

Residents are requested not to leave brush and trash at the Wastewater Treatment Plant lift station site near South Maish Road and Wilshire Drive. According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, signs have been placed at the site prohibiting disposal of brush and trash there. “Our crews collect brush year-round. Anyone who needs brush picked up…

Parks Super Authors Note on Summer Events

Frankfort Parks Superintendent Joel Tatum authored the following letter thanking the sponsors for both the Summer Nights Concerts and Movies series this season at TPA Park. “On behalf of our Frankfort Parks Department team, I want to thank everyone who visited TPA Park for our Summer Nights Concert and Movie Series this season. We hope…

Clinton County Chamber Has Big Day: Golf and Thursday Thunder

Clinton County Chamber of Commerce turned in a good day today.  The 23rd Annual Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Golf Outting “Funraiser” was able to raise serious money for the Clinton County Family YMCA and IVY Tech Frankfort Campus.  12 teams and 48 golfers made it happen for a good cause. . According to Chamber…

Narcan Training for Lay Responders Held in Frankfort

The Clinton County Health Department in partnership with Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition held a Naloxone (Narcan) kit training and distribution for lay responders Wednesday night at the offices of Healthy Communities. Director of Operation for Healthy Communities Lorra Archibald was asked how important this training is. “I think it’s vital,” said Archibald. “This…

Lebanon Police Mourn Death of K9 Nico

Lebanon Police K9 Nico passed away suddenly on September 3, after being struck by an unknown vehicle. Nico was a 2 ½ year old Dutch Shepherd that was trained as a dual-purpose narcotics canine. Nico had served the department with his handler, Officer Tommy Nash, for almost two years. K9 Nico was housed with Officer…