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School District Gets Final Report on High School Renovation

The Community Schools of Frankfort Board of Education heard a final report from Tecton Construction Management President and Chief Operating Officer Mike Witteveen Tuesday night of the high school renovation project at Frankfort High School. “We have a great product,” said Community Schools of Frankfort Superintendent Don DeWeese. “The high school looks wonderful and I…

County Council Taking Different Look at Wind Farms

With a discussion on wind farms on the agenda, the Clinton County Council on Tuesday decided it was time to take a different approach and start taking wind farming as a potential economic development project and treat it the same way they would any other project of the type. “The council decided to move forward…

Little League Nixes Zionsville Proposal, Will ‘Consider All Options’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a proposal by Pennsylvania-based Little League International to relocate its Central Region headquarters to Zionsville has been pulled back. The organization said during a Board of Zoning Appeals meeting this week it would go another direction than the plans that involved the baseball and softball complex, office facilities and…

Pair Enter Pleas of Not Guilty to Drug Charges

Two individuals pleaded not guilty to drug charges Wednesday in Clinton Circuit Court. Both Bruce Evans and Kassy Eldridge had a trial date set for October 9 after they entered their pleas. Evans is charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, a Level 6 Felony; and Possession of a Narcotic Drug, a Level 6 Felony, while Eldridge…

Engage Clinton County Program Seeking Partners

The Engage Clinton County College and Career Readiness Program is asking for business and industry partners that will honor the Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate (WEC) earned by graduates. This certificate includes five subject measures: persistence, respectfulness, initiative, dependability and efficiency. Each student awarded the WEC will also be held to the following requirements: complete six…

First Piece of Adaptive Playground Equipment Purchased

The Board of Works on Wednesday afternoon approved the first piece of adaptive playground equipment for the City of Frankfort at a cost of $7,715 which includes $1,950 for the installation of the new equipment. “It is a swing that basically has two swings on one structure that face each other,” said Frankfort Parks Superintendent…

TPA Park Pool Admission $1 for Rest of the Season

With the delayed opening of the TPA Park pool this year and the water slide not operational, Board of Public Works and Safety members have approved reducing the cost of pool admission to $1 for everyone for the remainder of the summer season. According to Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets, everyone is encouraged to take advantage…

Safe Routes to Schools Sidewalk Improvements Continue

Once crews finish the sidewalk work on Clay Street up to Harvard Terrace, they will move to the west side of Myrtle Avenue by the first of next week, with work planned on Myrtle from Jefferson Street to Kyger Street. According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, there will be no parking allowed on the west…