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Ivy Tech Names Bathe Chancellor of Lafayette Campus

Ivy Tech Community College has named Dr. David Bathe to serve as chancellor of the Lafayette campus as part of the college’s organizational restructure announcement.  The new structure, announced on Tuesday, will better align with community needs at the campus level and empower campuses to be responsive and nimble in meeting local needs. Prior to…

Carroll County Anthropology Dig Seeks Information On Early Pioneer Life

The University of Indianapolis (UIndy) Department of Anthropology began its 8-week summer archaeological field school in Carroll County on June 5th. About a dozen students and faculty from the University will be investigating early pioneer life in Carroll County through June and July, focusing their efforts on the excavation of the Baum’s Landing site. Daniel…

Flora Man Dies From Injuries in Wildcat Creek Incident

Frank Smith, 40, of Flora died Saturday morning from injuries he sustained in an incident on the Wildcat Creek on Friday night. Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a near drowning incident that took place in the area of 485 S and SR 75 Friday evening. At approximately 8:40 p.m., first responders were dispatched to the…

Juvenile Airlifted Following ATV Accident

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that occurred in the 300 block West on Covered Bridge Road, Attica Shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday, first responders were dispatched to the area for an ATV accident involving three juveniles. The three girls were operating a Polaris Ranger on private property at the time of the…

Rossville Loses Bid for Class A Baseball Title

One bad inning proved to be the undoing of Rossville in the Class A state baseball championship game at Victory Field in Indianapolis on Saturday. Lanesville broke a scoreless tie with a five-run fifth inning en route to a 5-1 victory over the Hornets, who finished the year at 24-9. The Lanesville rally started with…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   VOLUNTEER MUSEUM WORK HOURS HAVE CHANGED AT THE CLINTON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF OLD STONEY. THE FRANKFORT LIONS CLUB TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS IS HELPING PUT THE MUSEUM BACK TOGETHER AND WILL BE WORKING…

Fireworks Video From Dad’s Demo Day

1st Class Fireworks held a fundraiser for Coach Kids and raised nearly $200.00 Friday night.  The entire show was electronically fused and lasted about 40 minutes. A video of the event by Erick Dircks is available below. Paul and Robin Schutte own and operate 1st Class Fireworks. Marcos Pizza delivered free pizza to the crowd…

Indiana Unemployment Rate Remains Under National Average

Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 3.2 percent for May and remains lower than the national rate of 4.3 percent. The unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labor force. Indiana’s labor force decreased by 2,062 over the previous month…