Quinton’s House Has Several Events Scheduled During April

With April being National Child Abuse Awareness Month, Quinton’s House at 659 W. Washington Avenue in Frankfort is doing several things to make the public aware of the issue. For the entire month of April, there will be little wooden people all over town with positive messages for child abuse awareness. Each individual person will…

INDOT Announces Four Infrastructure Projects to Begin

The Indiana Department of Transportation has announced that several infrastructure projects in the area will begin on or after Monday, April 2, weather permitting. A bridge replacement project on the State Road 26 Bridge over Wildcat Creek will restrict traffic to one 10-foot lane. Traffic will be controlled at the bridge with a traffic signal.…

Opioid Prevention, Treatment and Recovery: What’s Working in Your Town?

Assistant to the Secretary for Rural Development Anne Hazlett Friday unveiled a new interactive feature on the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) rural opioid misuse webpage. Now, webpage visitors can tell USDA what prevention, treatment and recovery actions have been effective in addressing the opioid epidemic in their rural communities. USDA is collecting this information…

Study: State Should Consider Possible Economic Pitfalls

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a new report from the Center for Regional Development at Purdue University says state officials must consider factors that could hinder Indiana’s ability to become a major national and global economic player. The report says key challenges include educational levels and the types of jobs offered in certain parts…

CCDN Poll Question Of The Week

Results of the Clinton County Daily News and W-I-L-O poll asking if the city of Frankfort needs a new police station shows a somewhat split community on this issue. 56 percent of those voting said no while 44 percent said yes. Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes is currently mulling over proposals and locations.

Jobs for Life Graduates Sixth Class

The Jobs for Life program graduated three students Tuesday night who are now ready for the workforce.  This is the 6th class to graduate from this local program which is based at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church of Frankfort as a Community Outreach endeavor.  The Jobs for Life program is a Clinton County Christ-centered initiative…

Rotary Italian Buffet Next Friday At 4-H Building

The Frankfort Rotary Club is holding its popular “Italian Buffet” next Friday April 6 from 4:30 to 7:00. The Frankfort Rotary Club will include silent auction items as part of the event.  An auction emphasis this year will be on larger ticket items such as trips and get-aways. Proceeds from the dinner will go toward…

Governor Holcomb Strengthens Infrastructure, Business Relationships in Quebec

Governor Eric J. Holcomb and Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger concluded the Canada economic development mission in Quebec Wednesday, advancing international partnerships in logistics and business. “As the gateway to the St. Lawrence Seaway, Quebec is a critical maritime partner of Indiana,” Gov. Holcomb said. “The opportunity to explore increased investment and job opportunities…