Two More Rossville Avenue Fire Victims Released

The adult female and 14-year-old boy injured in Monday morning’s fire on Rossville Avenue have been released from the hospital, while the remaining fire victim, a five-year-old boy is still being treated at Riley Hospital, Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby announced Friday.   An account has been established at Lafayette Bank & Trust and First…

State Health Department Says Flu Activity Continues to Rise

he Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) is reminding Hoosiers that influenza activity continues to be high and widespread across Indiana and is urging people to take precautions against the illness, which has claimed 167 Indiana lives so far this flu season. According to ISDH’s weekly influenza report, emergency departments and outpatient providers continue to…

Frankfort Police Seeking Information on Runaway

The Frankfort Police Department is seeking information on the whereabouts of a runaway, Marvin Lopez, 17, who was last seen on February 7 on Main Avenue in Frankfort. Anyone with information of Lopez’s whereabouts are asked to call the FPD Investigations Division at 765-654-4277.

Mayor Discusses How Frankfort is Moving Forward

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes on Friday released the first in a series of four messages regarding the financial status as well as talking about a vision for the future of Frankfort. This series is leading up to the March 1 State of the City address. Friends, The following is the first in a series of…

Mayor Authors Note About Frankfort’s Safest City Status

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes has issued the following statement regarding Frankfort being ranked as the 23rd Safest City in Indiana for 2018. Friends, Great news! Thanks to our dedicated police officers and the collaboration and communication by our caring, watchful residents who look out for each other and partner with our police force, Frankfort is…

Frankfort Moves Up to 23rd on Indiana Safest City List

Dedicated crime fighting and prevention efforts by Frankfort police officers coupled with a positive working relationship with community members are credited in Frankfort advancing from 50th to 23rd in the community’s second year in the National Council for Home Safety and Security’s ranking of safest cities in Indiana according to Mayor Chris McBarnes and Police Chief Troy Bacon. “Public…

United Way Unveils ‘My Free Taxes’ Program

United Way for Clinton County fights for the Health, Education and Financial Stability of every individual in Clinton County. We provide our residents the tools to build a solid foundation that improves their lives and the lives of their children. MyFree Taxes is one of those tools that we are pleased to promote this year,…

Indiana Announces Two New Programs to Help Hoosiers Connect to Addiction Treatment

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration today announced two initiatives as part of the state’s effort to attack the drug epidemic. First, the Next Level Recovery website, www.in.gov/recovery, now has a new geolocation feature designed to help Hoosiers find Division of Mental Health and Addiction-certified addiction treatment providers throughout the state. Additionally, FSSA is preparing…

Purdue Announces ‘Ideas Festival’ for 2019

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University President Mitch Daniels has announced a year-long initiative that will serve as the centerpiece for the university’s sesquicentennial celebration in 2019. The Ideas Festival will feature high-profile speakers, as well as curricular, classroom and community events. The university says the events will aim to “address the world’s…