Local News

Paris Street Has Been Reopened

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced that Paris Street between John and Railroad streets was reopened to traffic a little after 2 p.m. Wednesday after being closed for most of the day per the authority of the Sewer Department.

Frankfort City Council Amends Ordinance to Allow Department Heads to Live in Clinton County

The Frankfort City Council approved an ordinance amending the residency requirements of department heads for the City of Frankfort Monday night. “Now, the city department heads may reside in Clinton County,” said Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes. “I don’t think it should become commonplace. Rather, it should be greatly the exception. But I think there are…

Police Investigating Fatal Accident Near Downtown

One person was killed in a two-car accident on Morrison Street between Main and Columbia streets near downtown Frankfort early Tuesday afternoon. Police say witnesses saw a car heading east on Morrison, exceeding the speed limit. The car hit a tree, a wall and another car that was heading west on Morrison before it flipped…

Demolition Derby Delayed For One Week

After consulting with members of the Clinton County Fair Council, Demolition Derby Promoter Chase Thompson has announced the Demolition Derby scheduled for the Clinton County Fairgrounds this Saturday, October 28, has been postponed one week.  The new date is Saturday, November 4.  The threat of inclement weather was cited as cause for the delay. Thompson…

New Partnership Announced to Improve High-Speed Connectivity in Indiana Schools

Indiana State Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jennifer McCormick and Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced a new partnership to give all Hoosier students access to the tools and resources needed for digital learning-with high-speed internet in every classroom. The state is partnering with EducationSuperHighway, the nation’s leading non-profit focused on upgrading internet access in every…

Kokomo Joining Fight Against Opoids

The City of Kokomo announced today it is taking a necessary step to hold accountable the companies responsible for dumping millions of dollars’ worth of prescription opiates into its community, by filing a public nuisance lawsuit against the wholesale drug distributors that are responsible for the opioid epidemic. Kokomo is joining other cities from around…

Sheets Named New Frankfort Parks Superintendent

Announcing his return to leading the Frankfort Parks Department, Mayor Chris McBarnes has chosen Travis Sheets as the City’s new parks superintendent, pending the Common Council amending an ordinance that currently requires all department heads to live within the City limits. “Travis previously worked as the director of parks and recreation several years ago and…

Tech Support Provider Doubling Footprint in Hamilton County

Netfor, a provider of technical and customer-experience managed services, today announced plans to expand its footprint in Fishers, creating up to 97 new jobs by 2021. “Indiana’s economic momentum continues to flourish with growth from companies like Netfor,” said Elaine Bedel, president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation. “Indiana has established itself as one of…

Frankfort Library Announces Concert Series Schedule

The Frankfort Community Public Library has announced the schedule for its Friends of the Frankfort Library Concert Series for 2017-2018. Lifelong Learning Coordinator Jamie Anderson said this will be the 25th year of the series and will open on Saturday, November 18, with Matthew Ball, also known as The Boogie Woogie Kid. “He actually used…