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Illinois Woman Killed in Fountain County Crash

At approximately 9:40 a.m. Wednesday on I-74 eastbound near the seven mile marker (that is one mile west of exit 8/Covington exit), a vehicle fails to slow and runs under the rear of a semitrailer. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Nelson Davis has revealed that a gold 2011 Chevrolet Equinox driven by Lea Michelle Chapman, 25…

Boil Water Advisory Has Been Lifted in Frankfort

The Frankfort Water Works has announced Wednesday afternoon that the boil water advisory that was issued Tuesday has been lifted. The release from the department said contractor crews have completed their water main work activity and the water mains have been flushed and tested. Your tap water is now safe to use for drinking, making…

CSF Board of Education Approves Final Contract for DeWeese

The Community Schools of Frankfort approved the final contract for Superintendent Don DeWeese Tuesday night. The contract is for two-and-a-half years and expires on June 30, 2021. That is when DeWeese will step away from the position he has held for seven years. “This is going to be my last contract,” said DeWeese. “The board…

Commissioners Certificate Sale Set for April 10

Clinton County Treasurer Carol Bartley has announced that Clinton County will hold the annual Commissioners’ Certificate Sale on April 10, at 10 a.m. in the Commissioners meeting room of the Clinton County Courthouse. This sale allows the county to auction off properties currently held as a tax lien by the County. With the Commissioners’ approval,…

Six Indiana Towns to Host National Smithsonian Exhibit

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana Humanities says six Hoosier communities have been selected to host a Smithsonian-curated traveling exhibit called Crossroads: Change in Rural America. The exhibit, which will debut in September, is part of the Museum on Main Street program, a division of the Smithsonian that brings resources to rural communities. The exhibit seeks to…

Clinton County, IU Health Sign Agreement for New Hospital

The Clinton County Commissioners and Clinton County Council jointly convened in a special session Tuesday morning and signed a Economic Development Project Agreement (EDPA) between the County, University Health Inc. and Indiana University Health Frankfort, Inc. (IUHF) by which all three entities would agree on the terms for the construction of a replacement Frankfort hospital…

Closings, Cancellations & Delays Wednesday, February 13 6:02 A.M.

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National Weather Service Issues Special Weather Statement

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Special Weather Statement for central and west central Indiana, including Clinton County. Slick sports are possible Wednesday morning. While isolated snow showers and flurries will diminish this morning, slick spots will continue from earlier snow and the refreezing of water from earlier rains. Motorists should exercise…

Free Tax Help Starts at Frankfort Neighborhood Center

Tax assistance is available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thursdays beginning February 21 and continuing through April 11 at the Frankfort Neighborhood Center, 259 S Third Street in Frankfort. The AARP Tax Aide program offers free assistance for low to moderate income and elderly taxpayers.  Most returns are e-filed.  All volunteers assisting with…

Shine On University Officially Coming to Frankfort

It is official! Shine On University is coming to Frankfort. Opening Day is set for Monday, March 25, located inside Clinton County Boys & Girls Club. Adult Day Services will be Monday thru Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. School Age Programming will be available Monday thru Friday 2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. There will…