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…

Fair Council Member Talks Current and Future Fair Needs

Clinton County Fair Council member Skip Davis was asked by his fellow Fair Council members to write a “letter to the public.” The focus is to report on where we are and where we are going in developing the Clinton County Fairgrounds; the programs they can host; and the Clinton County & 4-H Fair. Let’s first…

Chamber Honors Hershman at Legislative Breakfast

Retiring State Senator Brandt Hershman was recognized for his service by the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce Saturday at the Legislative Breakfast held at Wesley Manor’s Harmony Hall. Hershman was presented a plaque by Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Shan Sheridan and received a standing ovation from the capacity crowd attending the event. “I’m certainly…

Bollywood Dancing Coming to Frankfort Library

The Frankfort Community Public Library welcomes Usha Sirimalle from Arts for Learning, the Indiana Affiliate of Young Audiences, on Feb. 8, 2018. Usha will lead a class at the library to teach students ages 8-18 Bollywood style dancing and to share her knowledge of Indian culture.  This free class will be Thurs., Feb. 8, 2018…

AARP Tax Assistance Program Being Offered Again

The AARP Tax Aide program is offering free assistance for low to moderate income and elderly beginning February 1. Most returns are electronically filed. All volunteers assisting with taxes must pass a test to be certified preparers. Clients should bring a picture ID for each taxpayer, and a social security card or information verifying the…

Two Indianapolis Men Arrested on Gun and Drug Charges

Indiana State Troopers arrested two Indianapolis men Thursday afternoon after a traffic stop uncovered a loaded handgun and nearly 70 grams of marijuana. The driver, who was found to be suspended, was stopped for a traffic violation near the intersection of Pendleton Pike and Kercheval Drive in Indianapolis around 12:30 p.m. Trooper Walter Butt stopped…

High School Sports Schedule January 23-27

TUESDAY, JANUARY 23 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball at Hamilton Heights, 7:30 p.m.; Boys’ and girls’ swimming vs. Kokomo, 6 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ and girls’ swimming vs. Western Boone, 6 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Girls’ basketball vs. Sheridan, 7:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 24 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball vs. Western Boone, 7 p.m. THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 ROSSVILLE — Girls’…

Indianapolis As ‘HQ2’ Finalist is ‘Powerful Statement’

The chief executive officer of the state’s technology growth initiative is comparing efforts to land Indianapolis a planned, $5 billion Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) headquarters to the city’s 2012 Super Bowl bid. TechPoint’s Mike Langellier says Indy’s inclusion on a list of 20 finalists makes a “powerful statement” to other companies looking for prime locations. Langellier said the city…

Cripe Files for District 7 State Senate Seat

Former Clinton County Coroner and current Assistant Fire Chief for the Frankfort Fire Department Ed Cripe has announced he has filed for the District 7 Senate seat due to the resignation of State Senator Brandt Hershman. Cripe is a 1990 graduate of Clinton Central High School and in August will have achieved 22 years of…