Hoosiers Urged to Take Precautions Against Ticks

Indiana health officials are encouraging Hoosiers to protect themselves from tick bites while outdoors as warmer temperatures bring an increase in tick activity across the state. Ticks are small, insect-like creatures that are found throughout Indiana in grassy and wooded areas. They tend to be most active during the late spring and early summer. Recent…

Kokomo Mayor to Speak at Small Cities Conference

Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight will be the keynote speaker during a luncheon on the first day of the Small Cities Conference at Ball State University in Muncie on May 11. The 2-day conference is themed “Vulnerable Communities: Research, Policy, & Practice” and brings together academics and policy makers from across the country. Mayor Goodnight was…

Clinton Prairie Hosts Annual FFA Petting Zoo Event

Around 650 Pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade students attended the annual FFA Petting Zoo at Clinton Prairie High School Thursday. “The elementary kids love it,” said Amber Bedwell, who is the agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at Clinton Prairie. “Rain or shine they come out here with a smile on their faces and they really enjoy…

Center Township of Clinton County Begins Payee Program

In an effort to further serve the citizens of Center Township, the Representative Payee Program will be implemented. The goal of this program has two areas of focus: increasing financial stability and housing stability. This free program ensures that the current needs of Social Security beneficiaries are met monthly.  This includes food, shelter, medical care…