State Continues Efforts to Aid Those Affected by Floods

Beginning February 15, 2018, heavy rain and storms occurred, causing many rivers in Indiana to overflow their banks. County-level response continues in the southern portion of the state, as flood waters continue to move south and impact communities. The State Emergency Operations Center remains available for coordination and resource support. As flood waters recede, property damage assessments are…

Two Simultaneous Traffic Stops Land Five People in Jail

Two simultaneous traffic stops led to the arrest of five people for various charges including drugs, a gun and warrants. The first stop occurred just after midnight when Trooper Michael Wright noticed a suspicious vehicle with three occupants loitering at the Village Pantry Gas Station in the 1200 block of S. Harding Street. Through a…

Motor Vehicle Accident on SR 32 Results in Fatality

At 6:40 a.m. Thursday, deputies were dispatched to a motor vehicle accident at 2250 W SR 32 involving two vehicles. A 2007 white Ford Focus driven by Lance Michael Oldham, 18, passenger Alissa Melton 17, passenger Sydney R. Foster 18, were traveling eastbound on SR 32 to J. Everitt Light Vocational School, Indianapolis, to attend…

Mayor Authors Last of Messages on Frankfort Future

Frankfort Moving Forward: Funding the Vision: Enhancement of our wastewater treatment plant In addition to a new police station and Prairie Creek Park, both topics covered in my third and fourth mayoral messages within this series, the third project needed for Frankfort’s future success is the enhancement of our wastewater treatment plant. The utilities project is…

Police Seeking Missing Woman, Runaway Teen

The Frankfort Police Department is seeking the whereabouts of a missing woman and a runaway teen. The missing woman is 32-year-old Rebekah Shepherd, who was last seen at the Flying J on Interstate 65 in Lebanon on February 21. She was wearing blue pajama bottoms. If you have any information on her, please contact Central…

Community Foundation Donates $250,000 to Prairie Creek Park

With their goal of being more active agents of positive change in the community, Clinton County Community Foundation officials announced a $250,000 gift to the City of Frankfort’s Prairie Creek Park project at a news conference today. Clinton County Community Foundation Chairman of the Clinton County Services Committee Alan Dunn and Clinton County Community Foundation President…

Holcomb: Sunday Sales Bill Exceeds Consumer Expectations

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that with a few pen strokes and an exclamation of “cheers,” Governor Eric Holcomb marked what he calls a historic day for Indiana. Sunday carryout alcohol sales from noon-8 p.m. are now legal, ending a ban that has created years of proposed legislation that never took hold until this year.…

New IU Health Building Will Be More Than a Hospital

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a few weeks ago, we had the enormous pleasure together of breaking ground on the new, nearly $400 million IU Health Regional Academic Health Center that is being built on the historic Indiana University Bloomington campus. This over 700,000-square-foot complex combines both a state-of-the-art, new IU Health Bloomington Hospital…