Local News

Road Rage Incident Leads to Arrest

A man is under arrest tonight after he allegedly fired a handgun during a road rage incident on the city’s north side Saturday afternoon. According to investigators the event occurred Saturday around 2:30 p.m. when two vehicles stopped next to one another on Ditch Road and began a verbal altercation. The occupants of one vehicle…

Frankfort Commons to Host City Golf Tournament

The Frankfort Commons Golf Course is having the First Annual Frankfort City Golf Tournament on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27 at the Frankfort Commons Golf Course. This will be a two-day flighted tournament for men, women and senior players of all levels. There will be four divisions for men (Championship: 0-8 Handicap; A…

DAR Promoting Constitution Week in September

There are two documents of paramount importance to American history: the Declaration of Independence, which forged our national identity, and the United States Constitution, which set forth the framework for the federal government that is still in use today. While Independence Day is a beloved national holiday, fewer people know about Constitution Week, an annual…

Vehicle Pursuit Ends With Crash in Mulberry

At 3:43 a.m. Saturday, Clinton County Deputies were sent to a West Jackson Street location in Mulberry. They were looking for a suspicious person setting in front West Jackson Street location. According to Major Joe Mink of the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, while in route the complaint advised that the subject had just drove away…

Carroll County Accident Sends Two Children to Hospital

Indiana State Police Trooper Brad Mull, investigated a personal injury crash at Division Road and US 421 in Carroll County. At approximately 7:25 p.m. Friday, Kimberly Leal, age 37 ,of Sweetser, was traveling west on Division Road at US 421. Leal disregarded a stop sign located at the intersection of Division Road and US 421.…

Boone County Prosecutor Addresses Needle Exchange Program

Boone County Prosecutor Todd Meyer said he’s been drafting the following message in his mind over the course of the last six months or so.  After he learned of the discussion had at the Council meeting this past Tuesday, regarding the issue of a needle exchange program, he came to the conclusion that it was…

Residents Encouraged to Apply for Citizens Police Academy

Kicking off their third Citizens Police Academy as a part of their ongoing work to strengthen positive relationships between community members and local law enforcement, Frankfort police officers invite interested residents and those who work in Frankfort to apply for the 2017 Academy class.   According to Program Coordinator Captain Jake Myers, applications to the…

Clinton Central FFA Chapter Named Three Star Chapter by National FFA Organization

The Clinton Central FFA chapter of Michigantown, has been recognized in 2017 National Chapter Award Program from the National FFA Organization. The program recognizes outstanding FFA chapters from throughout the country that actively implement the mission and strategies of the organization. These chapters improve chapter operations using the National Quality FFA Chapter Standards and a…

IU to Split Schools of Education

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana University Board of Trustees has endorsed a recommendation to split the IU School of Education into two independent institutions on its Bloomington and Indianapolis campuses. The university says the move will allow each school to “more effectively meet the educational needs of Indiana and the nation.” IU says…

Sportsplex Groundbreaking Keeps Hammond Hot Streak

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a groundbreaking ceremony Friday for the $17 million Hammond Sportsplex and Community Center marks additional progress on what has been a series of economic development wins in the Lake County city. Plans for the facility, located on the former Woodmar Mall property, include six basketball courts, a dozen volleyball courts and two…