Record Sale at Clinton County & 4-H Fair Foods Auction

Earlier this year, Peyton Webster set up a fund after she heard about a tragic fire to the Trail Family, who their house and all their belongings, in addition to a family member, in a blaze which occurred in the early morning hours of February 5. Peyton, who will be entering the sixth grade at…

Toni Wheatley, Sparrow Florist Owner Dies

Toni Claire Wheatley by Ken Hartman • July 9, 2018 Toni Claire Wheatley, 72, of Frankfort, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at her residence. She was born June 4, 1946, in Lafayette, to the late Gordon E. and Juanita E. (McCabe) Eberle. Toni attended St. Mary’s School in Lafayette until 8th grade before…

Library to Host Free Summer Concert at Skanta Theatre

Join us for a free summer concert with a 20-piece orchestra in the Elizabeth O’Rear Skanta Theatre in the Frankfort Library! The concert will start at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 21. Seating is limited and cannot be reserved in advance, so be sure to arrive a little early.  The doors open at 7 p.m.…

Attorney General Curtis Hill: ‘I Want My Name Back’

Speaking before members of the media at his Statehouse office, Attorney General Curtis Hill Monday made the following remarks (as prepared) in response to recent allegations made against him: “I have spent my entire life committed to justice — and doing so with integrity. “Those who know me well know that I have been a…

2018 Clinton County & 4-H Fair Schedule

Here is the schedule for the 2018 Clinton County & 4-H Fair to be held July 7-15 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds: Saturday, July 7 (“Opening Day” Presented by The Farmers Bank) 8 a.m. — Rabbit Show — Livestock Show Arena. 9 a.m. — Horse & Pony Show — Horse Show Arena. 3:30 p.m. —…

County Fair Parade Ushers In Fair Week 2018: Photos and Videos!

Horses and a band preforming on wheels. Politicians and Super Soakers reaching out.  Antique Tractors, Vintage Automobiles, Police cruisers and Fire Trucks.   The Frankfort Square and South Jackson Street was lined with people enjoying a sunny summer afternoon in warm but not sizzling temps. The Fair Parade Sunday was a sure sign that Clinton…

Pair Enter Not Guilty Pleas on Drug Charges

Two individuals pled not guilty Friday in their initial hearing on drug charges in Clinton County Circuit Court. Both Juanita Cotton and Bass Smith entered their pleas and have a trial date set for September 25. Cotton is charged with Possession of Methamphetamine, a Level 5 Felony; Possession of a Narcotic Drug, a Level 5…

Community Events

The third and final show of the season at the Red Barn Summer Theatre will be “Tarzan, The Musical” on July 12-15 and July 17-22. For more information, go to www.redbarntheatre.net or call 765-659-1657.   A fundraiser for Clinton Central Football will be held on Wednesday, July 11, from 5-8 p.m. at the McDonald’s in Frankfort.…