Annual Strawberry Festival Set For Friday

The Paul Phillippe Resource Center, 401 West Walnut Street, is hosting its 31st Annual Strawberry Festival on Friday, June 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. There will be hot dogs, coney dogs, chips, drinks, strawberries (sugar fee available), angel food cake and ice cream. Cost is $8 for adults and children 4-and-under are $5.…

Possible Utility Payment Scam Currently Ongoing in Frankfort

Frankfort Billing Office Manager Stacy Uitts released the following information Thursday afternoon regarding a possible utility payment scam in the City of Frankfort. According to her release, there have been reports of customers receiving a phone call stating, if they do not pay with at the time of the call their power will be shut…

Suspicious Activity Happening Along Interstate 65

Lebanon Police Department, Boone County Sheriff’s Office and Whitestown Metropolitan Police Department are currently conducting a joint investigation pertaining to damages to vehicles along Interstate 65 in Boone County. Vehicles damages have been reported in between the 138-mile marker and 71st Street on Interstate 65, both northbound and southbound. Between the dates of March 21,…

Project Cool! to Provide Free Fans to Beat The Heat

In a partnership between the City of Frankfort and the Center Township Trustee’s Office, Project Cool! will provide free fans to qualified individuals to help deal with this summer’s hot temperatures, Mayor Chris McBarnes and Center Township Trustee Kevin Evans announced Thursday. Applications to apply for a free fan are available at the Center Township…

Second Suspect Arrested in Miami County Murder Case

On May 19, at approximately 10:20 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police, the Miami County Sheriff’s Department, and conservation officers from the Indiana Department of Natural Resources responded to a possible death, on the Okie Pinokie Trail, near the area of State Road 124 and Miami County Road 510 East. The preliminary investigation by…

New Fund Benefiting Mulberry Community Library

Lee Fickle discovered his interest in learning and adventure while growing up with his parents and siblings in Mulberry, Ind.  That interest led him to establish the Lee E. Fickle Fund for the Friends of the Mulberry Community Library through the Clinton County Community Foundation. Through his estate, Lee specified that the Friends of the…

Cicero American Legion Post to Host ‘Battle Ride’

The American Legion Department of Indiana Post 341 in Cicero is hosting the 3rd Annual Battle Ride, Saturday, June 2 to raise funds for The American Legion program, Operation Comfort Warriors. Operation Comfort Warriors is a program of The American Legion that provides additional comfort items to veterans not normally received while receiving medical treatment…

State Road 75 Work Project Begins Next Week in Advance

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces work begins next week on the State Road 75 (S.R. 75) pavement replacement project in Advance. Calumet Civil Contractors will begin replacing the water main on or after Monday, June 4. During the day, drivers are cautioned to watch for lane closures with traffic directed by flagging operations…

Frankfort Middle School Releases Fourth Quarter Honor Rolls

Frankfort Middle School has released its honor rolls for the fourth quarter. All ‘A’ Honor Roll 6th Grade: Jasmine Galvez, Eli Grasham, Angel Hernandez Cruz, Jazmin Lozano-Barragan, Julian Luz, Elizabeth  Pierce, Des-Ray Plowman, Cameron Queen, Edith Regalado-Lopez, Carly Roberts, Daphne Santos, LeeAnn Ticen, Nadia Wessel. 7th Grade:  Jessica Adams, Anna Beardsley, Hannah Brittain, Jakob Burns,…