Pair Enter Pleas of Not Guilty to Drug Charges

Two individuals pleaded not guilty to drug charges Wednesday in Clinton Circuit Court. Both Bruce Evans and Kassy Eldridge had a trial date set for October 9 after they entered their pleas. Evans is charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, a Level 6 Felony; and Possession of a Narcotic Drug, a Level 6 Felony, while Eldridge…

Engage Clinton County Program Seeking Partners

The Engage Clinton County College and Career Readiness Program is asking for business and industry partners that will honor the Governor’s Work Ethic Certificate (WEC) earned by graduates. This certificate includes five subject measures: persistence, respectfulness, initiative, dependability and efficiency. Each student awarded the WEC will also be held to the following requirements: complete six…

First Piece of Adaptive Playground Equipment Purchased

The Board of Works on Wednesday afternoon approved the first piece of adaptive playground equipment for the City of Frankfort at a cost of $7,715 which includes $1,950 for the installation of the new equipment. “It is a swing that basically has two swings on one structure that face each other,” said Frankfort Parks Superintendent…

TPA Park Pool Admission $1 for Rest of the Season

With the delayed opening of the TPA Park pool this year and the water slide not operational, Board of Public Works and Safety members have approved reducing the cost of pool admission to $1 for everyone for the remainder of the summer season. According to Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets, everyone is encouraged to take advantage…

Safe Routes to Schools Sidewalk Improvements Continue

Once crews finish the sidewalk work on Clay Street up to Harvard Terrace, they will move to the west side of Myrtle Avenue by the first of next week, with work planned on Myrtle from Jefferson Street to Kyger Street. According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, there will be no parking allowed on the west…

Parents Urged to Children Immunized in July

The Clinton County Health Department and the Clinton County Immunization Clinic would like to remind parents to get their children’s school immunizations during the month of July. Both clinics take appointments and they can be made by calling 765-659-6385, extension 1301 for the Health Department and 765-659-3350 for the Immunization Clinic. Children with commercial medical…

Troopers Investigating Early Morning Fatal Crash

Troopers for the Indiana State Police are investigating a crash that claimed the life of a 53 year old Indianapolis woman Wednesday morning on I-70. Today, just before 5:30 a.m., emergency crews were dispatched to a serious crash on I-70 westbound at the 71.6 mile marker. Upon arrival, first responders found an unresponsive female inside…