Traffic Violation Leads to Discovery of 78 Pounds of Marijuana

Early Monday morning an Indiana State Trooper pulled over a 2017 Ford Expedition for a traffic violation on I-70 near Greenfield. The trooper later discovered more than 78 pounds of marijuana inside the vehicle. Today, around 11:00 a.m. a Trooper who was patrolling I-70 in Hancock County noticed a black SUV weaving outside the traffic…

National Record Store Day to be Celebrated in Kokomo

National Record Day is set for April 21 and one of the best places to celebrate is Kokomo’s American Dream Hi Fi, located at 109 E. Sycamore Street. This marks the fourth year the store has participated in the event. “Last year the line was down the block,” said American Dream Hi Fi owner Mike…

Grant Applications Being Taken for Housing Repairs for Seniors

The Senior Homeowner Assistance for Repairs (SHARP) program is accepting applications for grants up to $15,000 for repairs or replacements to homes owned by low to moderate income seniors.  SHARP is a cooperative effort between the City of Frankfort, The Farmers Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis.  The purpose of SHARP is…

One Seriously Injured as Wrong Way Driver Hits Semi

A suspected drunk driver drove eastbound in the westbound lanes of I-70 for nearly one mile before striking a semi, critically injuring the passenger. Around 3:30 Sunday morning Indiana State Police Dispatchers began receiving 911 calls reporting a wrong way driver on I-70 near the 91 mile marker. Moments later those calls turned to reports…

Martin Announces Retirement After 26 Years at Courthouse

One of the mainstays in the Clinton County Courthouse over the years will be noticeably absent as long-time Clinton County Commissioners secretary Theresa Martin is retiring from her position after 26 years. “I’m excited to start my new life in Florida with my family,” said Martin at a reception held in her honor Friday at…

Operation Spring Clean Up Scheduled to Start April 30

This year’s Operation Spring Clean Up will be restructured to maximize residents’ volunteer involvement and achieve effective clean up activities in Frankfort’s parks.      According to Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets, decreased attendance each night in the past few years led him to restructure how clean up activities will be implemented.   “We will be…

Community Events

Frankfort Main Street and the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce are hosting Casino Night and Auction, from 6:30-11 p.m. on Friday, April 20, at 51 W. Clinton St. in downtown Frankfort. This is a Black Tie Fundraiser. Cost of $50 per person, or $400 for a table of eight. Contact Kim or Jason at 765-654-5507.…

Gilbert Arrested North of Flora Friday Night

The man wanted on several felony arrest warrants in Clinton County was taken into custody Friday night. The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office said that 37-year-old Mathew J. Gilbert was arrested at 9:05 p.m. Friday night. He was in a vehicle on State Road 39 just north of Rossville at the Clinton-Carroll County line. Gilbert refused…