City Council Approves Resolutions on Downtown Buildings

The Frankfort City Council unanimously approved three separate resolution Monday night in downtown buildings that are currently being renovated by Dr. Jill Snyder. “This is just unbelievable,” said McBarnes. “Well over a million dollars.” McBarnes said Snyder is turned the old United Way building at 51 W. Clinton St. into a facility with hotel space,…

Auditions Scheduled for ‘Things My Mother Taught Me’

Auditions for the community theater show, ‘Things My Mother Taught Me’ by Katherine DiSaviano will be at 7 p.m. on Sunday, February 4, or Monday, February 5 at the Longstreet Playhouse, north of Danville. Callbacks will be Tuesday, February 6, if necessary. Theatre doors will open at 6:30 p.m. each evening for auditions. This play will be…

Luanne Lewis to Retire from The Farmers Bank

Luanne Lewis will retire from The Farmers Bank, effective Wednesday, January 31, 2018.  Luanne began her employment at the bank on September 5, 2000, as a Consumer Loan Officer.  She has provided over 17 years of dedicated service to The Farmers Bank.  Luanne started her banking career in the loan department at Boone County State…

Lafayette Symphony to Present Lollipop Concert

The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra presents their annual Lollipop Concert and Instrument Petting Zoo on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Long Center in Downtown Lafayette. This family event, sponsored by Wabash National, gives kids a fun and imaginative way to learn about the music and instruments of a live orchestra. Tickets are $5 general admission.…

EMT Dies in Miami County Crash

At approximately 3:45 a.m. Monday, officers from the Indiana State Police, the Peru Police Department, the Cass County Sheriff’s Department, and the Miami County Sheriff’s Department responded to a two vehicle crash on U.S. 31 at State Road 218 (west junction), in which a Mishawaka, IN man died. A preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Matthew…

Apprenticeship Aims to Boost Construction Workforce

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indianapolis-based Jack Laurie Group has announced a program aimed at addressing the workforce shortage in the construction industry. The merit shop floor covering apprenticeship program, which the company says is the first of its kind in the country, will allow participants to earn a certification as a trade journeyman.…

Shoup Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

Clinton Central High School honored Denny Shoup with a Lifetime Achievement Award on Friday night during halftime of the boys’ basketball game between Clinton Central and Rossville. He coaches the eighth-grade basketball team that was introduced at halftime. The following is the presentation made to Shoup. “On this day, January 19, 2018, we would like…

Dense Fog Advisory for Clinton County Extended

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has extended the Dense Fog Advisory for Clinton County until 4 p.m. Sunday afternoon. There will be areas of dense fog that will reduce visibilities to one quarter mile or less. Besides Clinton, other affected areas are Boone, Carroll, Delaware, Fountain, Hamilton, Howard, Madison, Montgomery, Parke, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Vermillion…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   Clinton County has applied for a grant to remove the collapsing Manson Elevator and grade the site. As the grant process is statewide and very competitive, we need some help from interested citizens! It is important to show local support…