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Motorists Urged to Use Caution Around Slow-Moving Farm Equipment During Harvest Season

Be Alert. Slow Down. Share the Road. That’s the important safety message coming from several state agencies, who are urging motorists to watch out for slow-moving farm equipment this harvest season. “There are 57,700 farming operations in Indiana and more than 14 million acres of farmland,” said Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch. “It’s important for all…

Governor Holcomb Authorizes Efforts to Support Hurricane Irma Response

Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb has authorized the deployment of an Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) Incident Management Assistance Team (IMAT) to Florida in response to Hurricane Irma, which made landfall in Florida over the weekend. The hurricane caused extensive flooding and property damage in communities throughout the state. The eight-person team deployed to Tallahassee,…

Wabash National Details Supreme Acquisition

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Lafayette-based Wabash National Corp. (NYSE:WNC) has issued a $325 million private offering. Proceeds from the unsecured senior notes will be used toward the pending acquisition of Goshen-based Supreme Industries Inc. Late last month, Wabash National subsidiary Redhawk Acquisition Corp.’s $21 per share offering for outstanding Supreme Industries stock went live. The deal’s equity…

Body Found Near Water Tower in Jefferson

WILO News has learned that the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a body found near the water tower in Jefferson.The county coroner has been called and investigators are no longer on the scene. According to the daily incident summary report WILO News receives from the Sheriff’s Office, they have a report of a ‘man…

Hamilton Road To Be Closed Monday

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced that the Clinton County Highway Department will have Hamilton Road closed from State Road 38 to County Road 300 North for approximately four hours Monday. It is hoped to be back open by 2 p.m.

Missing Female Located

The Frankfort Police Department has announced that the missing female, Brianna Kappel, has been located thanks to the assistance of the public. Kappel was last seen leaving a group home in Frankfort at approximately midnight on September 11.  She entered a dark colored sports car and left the area with unidentified individual(s). The staff then…

Library Seeking Individuals to Tutor Adults

The Clinton County Family Literacy Program is currently seeking enthusiastic volunteer tutors to help adults improve their reading and writing skills. Literacy impacts income, employment, and financial well-being. Low literacy is a serious issue of health and safety, both at home and in the workplace. Additionally, people with low literacy skills are often marginalized and…

Clinton County Co-Ed Cross Country Track Meet:Video

Clinton County runners ran the course at the Boys and Girls Cross County meet at Frankfort Saturday. Results are listed below under video, thanks to Frankfort Hot Dog Athletic Site. (http://hotdogsathletics.com) Erick Dircks posted a great video of the event.   Frankfort Wins Boys, Clinton Prairie Wins Girls: Boys Team Results–1st Frankfort 30, 2nd Clinton…

DSM Ranked Second on ‘Change the World’ List

DSM, a food production company located in the Frankfort Industrial Park, has been named as the number two company in Fortune Magazine for companies changing the world for good, according to CAP and Site Manager Ben Hopkins. According to the DSM website, this year, as decimating famine threatens 20 million lives in Africa and the…

High School Sports Schedule September 11-16

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11 FRANKFORT – BOYS’ TENNIS AT LAFAYETTE JEFFERSON, 5 P.M. CLINTON CENTRAL — GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL VS. LEBANON, 7 P.M. CLINTON PRAIRIE — GIRLS’ GOLF VS. LAFAYETTE JEFFERSON, 4:30 P.M. ROSSVILLE — GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL AT TAYLOR, 7 P.M.; BOYS’ SOCCER VS. EASTERN, 5:30 P.M.; BOYS’ TENNIS VS. TIPTON, 4:30 P.M. TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12 FRANKFORT…