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TPA Park Pool Opening Delayed Due to Repairs

Originally scheduled to open this Saturday for the summer season, the opening of the TPA Park Pool is being delayed so needed repairs can be made for the safety and enjoyment of all swimmers, Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets announced. “The pool was filled last week and by the following day, we had significant water loss.…

Whitestown Again Indiana’s Fastest-Growing Community

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the town manager of Whitestown says he is not surprised the town is the fastest-growing community in Indiana for the seventh consecutive year. The Indiana Business Research Center at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business says the Boone County town’s population grew 7.6 percent last year. In an interview…

Public Meeting Regarding S.R. 26 Road Rehabilitation Set

PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETING The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) will host a public information meeting regarding proposed S.R. 26 road rehabilitation from approximately Rossville to Russiaville (one half mile east of U.S. 421 to two miles west of Russiaville) in Clinton County. The purpose of road rehabilitation work is to enhance safety within the S.R.…

The Farmers Bank Remains Top 200 Community Bank

For a fifth year in a row, The Farmers Bank is pleased to announce they have once again been included in the American Banker Magazine’s ranking of the Top 200 Community Banks in the country.  American Banker Magazine ranks the best performers based on the bank’s return on average equity over the past three years. …

Frankfort Graduation Ceremony To Be Broadcast LIVE on WILO TV

The Frankfort High School Graduation Ceremony will be broadcast LIVE on WILO TV again this year.  Erick Dircks also plans to record (for viewing later) the Clinton Central Graduation Ceremony as well. The LIVE production of the Frankfort High School broadcast this year is a joint project of the Frankfort High School Media Department and…

IU Health Frankfort Hospital Expanding Lab Services

Indiana University Health Frankfort Hospital is expanding outpatient laboratory services to include therapeutic phlebotomy and blood transfusions, beginning Monday, June 4. Therapeutic phlebotomy is a blood draw procedure usually prescribed by a physician as a part of treatment of various medical conditions associated with accumulation of excess iron in the body. If a person has…

Photos and Video of Braden Business Systems Openhouse

Braden Business Systems held an openhouse at the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Iron Block building in downtown Frankfort Wednesday. Shine 99’s Scott Alan and the Kaspar Media Team hosted a remote broadcast during part of the event. Erick Dircks was at the event and recorded the festivities. Ken Hartman will recap the event soon…

Safe Routes to Schools Initiative Set to Launch

With a focus on children’s safety, the Safe Routes to Schools grant project, an initiative to improve 36,000 square feet of sidewalks in Frankfort near Suncrest, Green Meadows and Blue Ridge elementary schools is set to get underway in June. The construction cost for the project is $673,996, with the Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)…

State Police Seeks Two Suspects in Miami County Murder

At approximately 10:20 a.m. Saturday, officers from the Indiana State Police, the Miami County Sheriff’s Department, and conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources responded to a possible death, on the Okie Pinokie Trail, near the area of State Road 124 and Miami County Road 510 East. The preliminary investigation by Indiana State…

No Trash Collection in Frankfort on Memorial Day

There will be no trash collection on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28, with Frankfort Street Department crews doing double pick up on Tuesday, May 29 for those residents living in the southwest and northwest sections of the City.   Trash may be picked up earlier than what it normally might be for some households, so…