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Clinton County College Fair Set for Tuesday at FHS

The 2018 Clinton County College Fair will be held at the Frankfort High School Auxiliary Gymnasium on Tuesday, September 25, from 5-6:30 p.m. The College Fair is open to all ages and students from all four of the county schools — Frankfort, Clinton Central, Clinton Prairie and Rossville.  

Operation Fall Clean Up Dates and Hours Announced

According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, this year’s Operation Fall Clean Up will be held starting Monday October 1 and ending on Saturday, October 6. The hours will be Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to noon. We will be offering free drop off at the…

Indiana Unemployment Ticks Up Again

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana’s unemployment rate rose slightly in August to 3.5 percent, up from 3.4 percent the previous month. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state’s labor force grew by more than 11,000 last month and the labor force participation rate saw a minor increase to 65 percent, according…

CC Youth Theatre Announces Winter Play and Audition Dates

The Clinton County Youth Theatre & the Friends of the Frankfort Public Library announce audition opportunities for the 2018 Winter Play, Charlie & the Chocolate Factory based on the book by Roald Dahl and dramatized by Richard R. George. Auditions for the next CCYT production will be held at the Frankfort Community Public Library on…

Boone County Sheriff’s Investigating Three Deaths in Zionsville

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office is currently conducting a death investigation at a residence in eastern Boone County. At 10:36 a.m., the Boone County Sheriff’s Office received a call from a concerned mother, stating that she did not have any contact with her two children since late last night. Both children were staying at their…

High School Sports Schedule September 24-29

Monday, September 24 FRANKFORT — Girls’ soccer at Western Boone, 5:30 p.m.; Boys’ tennis vs. Western, 5 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Girls’ soccer at Lebanon, 7 p.m.; Boys’ tennis vs. Cass, 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, September 25 FRANKFORT — Girls’ volleyball vs. Clinton Central, 6 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Girls’ volleyball at Frankfort, 6 p.m.; Boys’ and…

McBarnes Will be Hoosier Storyteller on September 29

Please come join us on another adventure, as we bring another Hoosier Storyteller to the Skanta stage.  Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes will speak at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 29 in the Elizabeth O’Rear Skanta Theatre.  Come listen to him talk about his childhood and growing up as a teenager.  Learn about what made him…

Frankfort Police Awarded Grant to Reduce Drug Exposure

An Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant has been awarded to the Frankfort Police Department by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute to help reduce officer exposure to harmful drug particulates. According to Chief Troy Bacon, the grant funding of $3,283 will be used to purchase an Air Science Purair Basic Ductless Fume Hood that officers…

‘Gridiron Game of the Week’ to Feature Cass at Western

The “Gridiron Game of the Week” on WILO-AM 1570 and WILO-FM 96.9 will feature Cass at Western in an East Division matchup in the Hoosier Conference. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. Western improved to 4-1 overall and 1-0 in the East Division of the Hoosier Conference with a 55-0 victory over Hamilton Heights, while…

Staffing Resources Job Fair At Rossville Library

Staffing Resources is having a 4 hour Job Fair at the Rossville Community Library Wednesday September 26th from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Pay will be up to $16.09 per hour.  These are long term, direct hire positions with full time status and benefits after 90 days. —General Assembly —Warehouse/Forklift Operators —Machine Operators —Welders —more —-1st,…