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Nickle Plate Flats Closing In On Enclosure

Nickle Plate Flats project in Downtown Frankfort is getting closer to the goal of enclosure before the bad winter weather moves in. Iron Men Properties Principal Joe Blake, who is the developer in charge of the Nickel Plate Flats apartment complex said earlier in the fall that the crew would work as much is needed…

Public Invited to Downtown Ceremony Thursday

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes is inviting citizens in the City of Frankfort to come downtown on Thursday for the unveiling of a new piece of artwork. He explains the ceremony in the following note. “On behalf of the members of the Frankfort Future Leaders Advisory Council, you are invited to the unveiling of Frankfort’s first…

Kokomo Police Department Seeking Re-Accreditation

The Kokomo Police Department is scheduled to have an on-site assessment in conjunction with our efforts to achieve re-accreditation status.  The purpose of the assessment is to verify that the Kokomo Police Department continues to meet the professional standards outlined by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. (CALEA).  The accreditation program requires…

Seven Injured in Fulton County Crash

Friday, at approximately 2:47 p.m., officer from the Indiana State Police and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department responded to a three-vehicle crash on U.S. 31 and Southway 31 in which seven people were injured. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Todd Trottier revealed that Kent Reed, 62, Galveston, was driving a 2011 Ford Escape northbound, on Old…

Vehicle Pursuit Results in Death of Driver

The Indiana State Police is reporting a man is deceased after an apparent self inflicted gunshot wound following a police pursuit early this morning. Around 3:47 a.m. Sunday, a Trooper was checking on a vehicle stopped on the side of I-70 near the 85 mile marker. During the course of the interaction with the male…

Jonelle Smith Honored With USTA/Midwest Section Mel Bergman Award

Jonelle Smith of Frankfort, has been named the recipient of the 2017 USTA/Midwest Section Mel Bergman Award, the Section’s most prestigious award. The award is given in recognition of continuous and distinguished service to the USTA/Midwest Section for at least ten years. Smith will be honored at an awards breakfast on Saturday, February 3, 2018,…

Month Long Investigation by Drug Task Force Results in Seven Drug Related Arrests

A month long drug investigation conducted by the Drug Task Force resulted in the arrests of seven Frankfort residents for various drug related offenses, the Frankfort Police Department announced Wednesday. Arrested were: Allen M. Isenberg (30) of Frankfort for Dealing Heroin Matthew M. Wilson (19) of Frankfort for Dealing Methamphetamine Kyle C. Randolph (27) of…

Man Arrested for Resisting Law Enforcement

At approximately 3:38 p.m. on Tuesday, November 21, a male subject was driving his vehicle on County Road 300 North near County Road 130 East. Deputy Dennis Tillman was at the scene of a residence investigating a burglary when he determined the activity of the vehicle to be suspicious in nature and he attempted to…

Frankfort Middle School Teacher Selected for Grant

The Frankfort Education Foundation has announced that Amanda Long of the Frankfort Middle School was one of the 15 teachers selected for a grant sponsored by the Big Ten Conference and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation. The Big Ten Conference and the College Football Playoff (CFP) Foundation have announced a partnership to introduce the…