State Going High Tech in Opioid Battle

Inside INdiana Business is reporting an Indiana healthcare tech company is bringing artificial intelligence and machine learning to the battle against the opioid epidemic. Indianapolis-based hc1.com has unveiled its Opioid Dashboard, designed to organize data that was previously disconnected and use it to fight opioid abuse and addiction. Saying “you can’t manage what you can’t…

Longtime Wabash National Leader to Step Down

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Lafayette-based Wabash National Corp. (NYSE: WNC) has announced retirement plans for its longtime leader. Dick Giromini will step down as chief executive officer in June and stay on for a year as an executive advisor until retiring. Current Chief Operating Officer Brent Yeagy will be the next president and…

Police Officers Honored With Lifesaving Awards

Frankfort Police Officers Kaleb Thompson and Tyyon Neal were each honored Thursday with the prestigious Lifesaving Award at the police department in recognition of their heroic actions which saved man attempting suicide. According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, Thompson and Neal were dispatched to the 400 block of South Harrison Street while on patrol on…

Make Appointment to Check Your Child Car Seat

No matter how far away you roam, it’s crucial this holiday that parents and caregivers properly choose, install and use child car seats. Motor vehicle crashes are a leading and increasing cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. Your local child passenger safety technician is accepting appointments to check and make the necessary…

Pair Arrested for Meth, Marijuana and Guns

On Thursday morning at approximately 9 a.m. a narcotics investigation by detectives working from the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section resulted in the arrests Jacob Ashby, 30, and Samantha Shepard, 28, both from rural Akron, IN. The pair was incarcerated in the Fulton County Jail to face criminal charges for dealing methamphetamine, possession of…

All-Star Game to Showcase State’s Greatest Export

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that community leaders say Wednesday’s announcement that the 2021 NBA All-Star Weekend is coming to Indianapolis shows that sports, particularly basketball, continue to be a major economic driver.Governor Eric Holcomb is promising a “world-class event,” with help from partners including Visit Indiana, Visit Indy and Indiana Sports Corp. The game is…

McBarnes Pens Statement on Sandy Hook Anniversary

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes has issued a statement on the anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn: With today marking the fifth anniversary of the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, I ask you to join me in remembering the 20 innocent children and six staff…

FHS Students Getting Laptops for 1 to 1 Initiative

Frankfort High School officials said Tuesday night they will start handing out laptops to students on Friday as part of their 1 to 1 education initiative. Superintendent Don DeWeese said four meetings have been held with parents which represents about 650 students regarding what the program is along with what the parent and student responsibilities…

Holiday Heroes to Make Holidays Better for Area Families

Thanks to the caring partnership between Frankfort firefighters and representatives from the Clinton County Boys & Girls Club, three area families will have toys, clothes, food and daily living staples to enjoy this holiday season.   According to Fire Chief John Kirby, for the past three years, firefighters have adopted three families so each of…