Ellis Jewelers Holds Grand Re-Opening Downtown

Ellis Jewelers held its grand re-opening Thursday evening on the square in downtown Frankfort. Ellis has undergoing a remodeling and is inviting everyone to come in and see what has been created for the future. Ellis gave away a pair of 14 karat gold 1/4 total weight diamond earrings every half hour during their grand…

Board of Works Approves Architect for New Police Station

The Board of Works approved the recommendation of Frankfort Police Chief Troy Bacon to award the Phase I bid for the new police station request for proposal (RFP) Wednesday afternoon. “We felt that KJG and their partner Zimmerman, who is a regional leader in building police stations, is exactly what we need here in Frankfort,”…

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Mishawaka Man

At approximately 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, a traffic stop by Indiana State Trooper Andrew Smith led to the arrest of David Albert Weaver, 36, Mishawaka. Weaver was incarcerated in the Miami County Jail to face criminal charges for possession of marijuana, possession of methamphetamine, possession of cocaine, possession of a controlled substance, and possession of drug paraphernalia.…

Frankfort Police Warns of Click It or Ticket Patrols

Later this month, Frankfort Police will join law-enforcement agencies across Indiana and the nation to increase enforcement of seat-belt laws for Click It or Ticket. Multiple weeks of high-visibility patrols will be watching for unrestrained passengers in cars and trucks, both children and adults, the front seat and back, both day and night. Click It or…

Clinton County SWCD Receives 319 Implementation Grant

The Clinton County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) has been awarded a 319 Implementation Grant from the Indiana Department of Environmental Management’s (IDEM) Non-Point Source Management Program to continue implementing water quality projects such as: cover crops, heavy use area protection, conservation cover, grass waterways, livestock exclusion (fencing), blind inlets, 2-stage ditches, and other…

Fly Flags At Half Staff On National Peace Officers Memorial Day

Question: On what two days does federal law require American flags to be flown at half staff? Answer: Memorial Day (last Monday in May) and May 15, National Peace Officers Memorial Day. This tribute to American law enforcement officers is part of the historic crime bill that President Bill Clinton signed into law in 1994. At…

Ellis Jewelers Having Grand Re-Opening Tonight

The wait is over and Ellis Jewelers, the next generation, is proud to reveal their grand re-opening Thursday from 6-9 p.m. Come in and see what has been created for the future. The celebration begins with Ellis Jewelers giving away a pair of 14 karat gold 1/4 total weight diamond earrings every half hour. That’s…

State Revenue Beats Estimates in April

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that state revenue in April was $15.4 million above the most recent forecast. The Indiana State Budget Agency says last month’s total of more than $2 billion is more than $180 million above the same month in 2017, though the numbers also include revenue from March that had not yet…