Coffee with a Cop Scheduled for October 28

Community members are invited to join Frankfort police officers at McDonalds Restaurant at 8 a.m. on Saturday, October 28 for informal conversations to build relationships, discuss public safety and enjoy a hot cup of coffee together. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, Coffee with a Cop provides a unique opportunity for residents to ask questions and learn…

I-74 Traffic Stop Leads to Large Marijuana Seizure

At approximately 3:22 p.m. Wednesday, an Indiana State Trooper conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle on I-74 eastbound near the 165 mile marker which led to the discovery of a large quantity of marijuana and the arrest of a passenger in the vehicle. The investigation began when Trooper Randel Miller conducted a traffic stop…

CC Fair Council Gearing Up for Winter Storage

The Clinton County Fair Council’s Annual Winter Storage Program is accepting reservations.  Recreational vehicles, trucks, cars, tractors and other equipment will be stored beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 4, and remain in storage until 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2018. Anyone not able to remove their equipment at the designated time are…

Healthy Communities Awarded Title V Grant

Healthy Communities of Clinton County was awarded the Title V Grant from the Maternity and Child Health Division at the Indiana State Department of Health.  This grant includes the continuation of the Early Start Program and Baby and Me Tobacco Free Program, along with the addition of a Child Injury Prevention Program, at Healthy Communities. …

‘Digital Divide’ Shows Need for Rural Broadband

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the co-author of a Ball State University study shows the lack of access to high-quality broadband technology in rural Indiana is having an adverse effect on human development. Emily Wornell, research assistant professor at Ball State, says the digital divide appears to accentuate the inequality between rural and urban areas. The authors looked…

Sheriff’s Office Awarded Eight Alco-Sensor Units

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office, through the Clinton County Traffic Partnership, was awarded eight Alco-Sensor units. These instruments costs $950 per unit. This will aid deputies on the street when dealing with alcohol issues. The Sheriff’s Office would like to thank the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute for making this happen.