Local News

Washington Avenue to be Closed

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced that Frankfort Water Works will have Washington Avenue closed between Sims Street and Aughe Street for 2-3 hours. It should be reopened by 1 p.m. today (Tuesday).

County Road 450 West is Now Open

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced that County Road 450 West at County Road 300 South is now reopened. This means the project which started in the summer on the road that runs in front of Clinton Prairie Junior-Senior High School is now complete.

VanNatter Chosen 2017 Legislator of the Year by National Association of Water Companies

The Indiana Chapter of the National Association of Water Companies recently named State Rep. Heath VanNatter (R-Kokomo) its 2017 Legislator of the Year. The association cites VanNatter’s efforts to address water issues throughout Indiana and his work to promote legislative policies that provide Hoosier residents and businesses with high-quality and reliable water and wastewater services.…

Farmers Bank to Host Community Shred Day

Are you overwhelmed with papers you would like to get rid of?  Do you have old tax documents, bank statements, credit card solicitations, medical records, and other personal documents needing to be destroyed?  Then, join The Farmers Bank for their Annual Free Community Shred Day in Frankfort, Indiana: The Farmers Bank Main Office Saturday, October…

Mayor Issues Statement on Las Vegas Tragedy

Monday morning, Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes penned the following letter in response to the horrific incident that took place Sunday night in Las Vegas: Community leaders, Our hearts and prayers go out to everyone at the outdoor country music festival last night and to the entire Las Vegas community in the aftermath of the deadliest…

Hoosier Universities Among ‘World’s Most Innovative’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Reuters has ranked two Indiana schools among the “World’s Most Innovative Universities.” The news service uses several metrics to determine the annual rankings, including patent volume, global patents and industry article citation impact. Indiana University ranks the highest in the state, moving up 10 spots to number 27. Purdue University improved…

IHSAA Holds Pairings for Football Playoffs

The Indiana High School Athletic Association held its pairings show for the IHSAA State Football Tournament on Sunday. The tourney begins with first round sectional play on Friday, Oct. 20. The following is the sectional pairings for teams from Clinton County. Class 4A Sectional 21 Friday, Oct. 20 Game 1 — Western at Yorktown Game…

Man Seriously Injured in Fight in Mulberry

At about 2:30 a.m. Sunday, Clinton County Central Dispatch received a 911 call from the Southfork Restaurant & Pub. It was reported a man struck another man. Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the scene, along with Clinton County EMS. Once on the scene, first responders found Carl Boldenow, 32, of Mulberry, on the ground…

Healthy Communities Hosts Car Seat Clinic at FHS

Several individuals, parents and families took advantage of the Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition’s Car Seat Clinic held Saturday afternoon in the parking lot at Frankfort Senior High School. Director of Operations for Healthy Communities Lorra Archibald said there were two main problems they encountered during the clinic. “One is expired car seats,” said…