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State of Indiana Details Rural Strategic Plan

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch and the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs have unveiled their strategy to support and elevate rural communities throughout the state. The Strategic Plan for Rural Indiana focuses on priorities, including growing access to rural broadband service. Crouch says the plan was put together…

Braden Launch At Chamber Ironblock Wednesday With Free Lunch

Braden Business Systems is holding a “Launch Party” and Free Lunch Wednesday May 23 from 11:00-2:30 at the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Ironblock Building on the North West Corner of the Frankfort Square. Shine 99’s Scott Alan will host a live 2 hour remote broadcast of the Launch Party from 11 to 1 with…

Howard County Officials Receiving ‘Scam’ Reports

The Howard County Sheriff’s Office and the Kokomo Police Department are continuing to receive reports of “Scam” type telephone calls to local residents. Recently potential victims have been contacted by a person identifying themselves as an employee of the Howard County Sheriff’s Department.  The victim is told an arrest warrant has been issued for them…

Ivy Tech Holding Express Enrollment Day Tuesday

Ivy Tech Community College in downtown Frankfort is having an Express Enrollment Day until 6 p.m. tonight (Tuesday, May 22). This is your opportunity to get fast tracked through the application process for summer and/or fall classes. For more information, go to www.ivytech.edu and look for express enrollment day information or call 765-269-5820.

Frankfort Native Zach Howe Supports the ‘Silent Service’

By Chief Mass Communication Specialist Erica R Gardner, Navy Office of Community Outreach Public Affairs A 2006 Frankfort High School graduate and Frankfort, Indiana, native is serving in the U.S. Navy supporting nuclear-powered, fast-attack, submarines homeported in and visiting the Groton, Connecticut area. Petty Officer 1st Class Zach Howe is a logistic specialist. A Navy logistic specialist…

Clay Street, County Road 700 West Closed Tuesday

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced a couple of closures on Tuesday. The Frankfort Sewer Department will have Clay Street closed from McClurg to Jefferson today, while the Clinton County Highway Department will have County Road 700 West closed between State Road 28 and New Castle Road all day today.

Mushroom Hunters Find Body in Miami County

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…

Indiana and Slovakia Form Partnership to Strengthen Economic, Defense Ties

Governor Eric. J. Holcomb and the Indiana delegation to Europe joined Slovak government officials Monday to discuss opportunities to deepen defense relations and encourage economic cooperation between Indiana and Slovakia. “Indiana and Slovakia have long enjoyed a mutually beneficial relationship, focused primarily on defense and education,” Gov. Holcomb said. “This trip is an opportunity to…

Safe2Talk Teen Texting Program Proving to be Valuable

May is Mental Health Awareness month. A case of the “Mondays” can turn into weeks or months of feeling down, discouraged or hopeless. Indiana University Health Arnett along with Mental Health of America – Wabash Valley Region (MHA) want to remind teenagers that help is available. IU Health Arnett and Mental Health America rolled out…