Holcomb Declares Disaster Emergency for Four Additional Counties, 26 Total Now Included

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb today added four counties to the disaster emergency he declared Feb. 24, Feb. 26 and Feb. 27 in response to widespread flooding and infrastructure damage caused by sustained heavy rainfall. The governor signed a new executive order today to include Jackson, Kosciusko, Newton and Porter counties—in addition to Harrison, Jasper, Ohio, Pulaski, Benton,…

Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy Shot in Line of Duty

A Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy has been shot while pursuing a suspect on foot. The Deputy was flown by medical helicopter to St. Vincent’s Hospital in Indianapolis in critical condition. The incident began when police officers from the Lebanon Police Department were attempting serve an outstanding warrant on Yates Street, in Lebanon on a female…

Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy, Suspect Shot in Lebanon

An attempt to serve a search warrant this morning led to a high speed chase and a Boone County Sheriff’s Deputy being shot. That deputy is reportedly in critical condition at this time. According to Indiana State Police, one suspect took off in a car and was taken into custody on I-65 near State Road…

Kick Butts Promotion Day Scheduled

Healthy Communities is partnering with several youth organizations around Clinton County to promote Kick Butts Day! Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism that empowers youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against tobacco. There are several events coming up within March. On March 19 at 8 a.m., the Frankfort SADD group…

DOR Offers Several Options to Pay Taxes Owed

The Indiana Department of Revenue (DOR) urges individuals who may owe taxes to explore all available options to avoid costly penalties. With this year’s tax filing deadline of April 17 quickly approaching, it is important for taxpayers to know the various ways they can make payment on state taxes. “We recognize no one wants to…

Zonta’s 25th Chicken Noodle Dinner Saturday Evening

The newly renovated 4-H building will be the location of the Frankfort Zonta Club’s 25th annual Chicken Noodle Supper and Country Store. The event is held each year in early March to raise money for scholarships, education,  international and local charitable causes.  Causes particularly address the needs of women locally and internationally. The supper will…

McBarnes Says He Will Not Seek Re-Election for Third Term

Towards the end of his State of the City address Thursday afternoon at Frankfort High School, Mayor Chris McBarnes announced he would not seek re-election for a third term. When asked why he decided to make this announcement during the State of the City, McBarnes replied, “I wanted to be open and honest with all…

Mayor McBarnes Gives State of the City Address at FHS

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes gave his 2018 State of the City address Thursday afternoon in the new Radio/TV facilities at Frankfort High School. The following is his speech. Thank you, Matt, for such a gracious introduction. The Frankfort Future Leaders Advisory Council is a highly creative and deeply committed group of young leaders who I…