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Speedway Historian Holds Talk at Frankfort Library

Between 100 and 150 people gathered at the Frankfort Community Public Library Saturday afternoon to hear Indianapolis Motor Speedway Historian Donald Davidson speak in the Skanta Theatre. He spent an hour and 45 minutes talking about various ‘500’ subjects and then remained for at least an hour to talk with those in attendance, sign memorabilia…

Clinton County Treasurer’s Office Unveils New Tax Bill

The Clinton County Treasurer’s office has changed to a new style of tax bill.  We would like to share this with our taxpayers so they can see our new and improved look! The basic format is the same:  we mail one time per year.  This year’s mailing date is April 10 (five days earlier than…

INDOT to Have 20-Minute Closures on SR 26 Monday

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) advises on Monday, April 9 there will be 20 minute closures on State Road 26 at the Wildcat Creek Bridge, weather permitting. The contractor is beginning the demolition and will be dropping the truss arches from the bridge. The plan is to begin on Monday around 7 a.m. through…

Identity of Man Killed in Whitestown Crash Released

At approximately 5:30 a.m. Saturday, officers from the Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department were dispatched to Interstate 65 at the 131-mile marker southbound on a vehicle stalled in the far right lane. As officers were responding, dispatchers received another call stating the stalled vehicle had been struck by another vehicle. Upon arrival, officers found a 4-door…

Roose Promoted to Fishers Office Branch Manager

Ashley Roose has been promoted to Branch Manager at The Farmers Bank Fishers Office.  She began her employment with the bank on December 1, 2010 as a Teller/Customer Service Representative and most recently served as Assistant Branch Manager at The Farmers Bank Noblesville Office. Ashley resides in Noblesville, Indiana with her husband Ryan Roose and…

Firefighters’ Mayday Training Set for Monday Night

As part of their ongoing training initiatives, Frankfort firefighters will enact their fourth mayday training at 9:00 p.m. next Monday night at the Frankfort Municipal Utilities billing office to practice for when a firefighter is down in a fire scene. According to Fire Chief John Kirby, two years ago Battalion Chief Jeff Cline requested to…

New Main Street Express Will Roll Year-Round

The Main Street Express has been a delightful sight every Christmas Season.  The Camp Cullom wagon each year was transported to Frankfort.  Volunteers sided, decorated and transformed the wagon into a rolling Santa Express that looped from the Downtown Frankfort Gazebo to the TPA park. Thanks to a $15,000 grant from the Clinton County Community…

Holcomb Issues Public Safety Telecommunications Proclamation

Public Safety Telecommunications Week originated in California in 1981 and was nationally recognized by an act of the United States Congress in 1991. In Indiana, Public Safety Telecommunications Week has been recognized state wide since 1999, most commonly by a proclamation from Indiana’s Governor. Public Safety Telecommunications Week reminds all Hoosiers that the first step…

Strategic Plan Coming for Opiate and Heroin Related Issues

Center Township organized the creation of a steering committee that attended the 2018 National Rx and Heroin Summit, in Atlanta, GA. This team came to a shared consensus that drafting a community strategic plan targeting enforcement, treatment, and prevention through a committee-based structure is the direction needed in our community. The steering committee consists of…

City, Center Township Enter Agreement to Inspect Rentals

In an ongoing effort to continue improving our community’s housing standard, the City of Frankfort and Center Township have entered into an interlocal agreement March 28 to begin inspecting rental properties that receive tax dollars from Township assistance. With this, they believe this agreement will keep housing habitable for low-income individuals receiving Township assistance while…