Frankfort Police Warn Drivers of Increased Traffic Enforcement Through Thanksgiving

Millions of Americans will travel our nation’s highways this Thanksgiving holiday to visit family and friends. With more vehicles on the road, the chances of being involved in a crash increase greatly. The Frankfort Police Traffic Safety Partnership is joining more than 230 local law-enforcement agencies across the state to spot violations to Indiana’s seat…

Group Tours Hendricks and Boone County Fair Sites

A group of 16 city and county officials took a fact-finding bus tour, sponsored by the Clinton County Fair Council, to Hendricks and Boone counties Tuesday to get some ideas on the best way to improve the Clinton County Fairgrounds. “We’re trying to improve the Clinton County Fairgrounds and we’re going to have to figure…

Holcomb Outlines 2018 Next Level Agenda With Emphasis on Building Strong Workforce

At an event celebrating Indiana’s record-breaking year in job creation, Governor Eric J. Holcomb today shared his 2018 Next Level Agenda, which continues his 2017 priorities while placing a greater emphasis on building Indiana’s workforce to fill high-wage, high-demand jobs. “With nearly 29,000 new jobs announced this year and one million expected over the next…

Governor Holcomb Announces Historic Year for Job Commitments, Higher Wages

On Wednesday, Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced a record-breaking year for economic development in Indiana. In 2017, with one month still to go, businesses across Indiana and around the world have committed to creating up to 28,846 new Hoosier jobs in the coming years – an all-time high since the Indiana Economic Development Corporation was established…

Tax Deadline Drawing Near for Residents

Clinton County Treasurer Carol Bartley reminds everyone that fall taxes are due Monday, November 13 and the Clinton County Courthouse will be closed in observance of Veteran’s Day on Friday, November 10. The treasurer’s office will only be open from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday before the final rush hits November 13 as the treasurer’s…

Seniors Can Take Advantage of Free Safety Program

Senior citizens 65 years and older interested in having public safety representatives visit their homes to perform safety checks for fire and safety hazards, may call the Frankfort Fire Department at 765-654-4329 and request an appointment. Visits will be conducted every Thursday afternoon from 1-3 p.m.

Area Still Recovering From Sunday’s Severe Storms

The severe storms that rolled through Clinton County Sunday caused a lot of damage in Frankfort and Clinton County. Utility Service Board Wastewater Services Director Mike Beck said the wastewater treatment plant was hit by lightning which caused telemetry and communications to be knocked out. Also, the radio tower there received “a wicked strike”, according…

Winter Storage to Continue at Fairgrounds

The Clinton County Fair Council announces a few spaces remain in the Fairgrounds Winter Storage Program. According to the council, anyone wishing to store their cars, trucks, RVs, boats, etc. in an inside environment can still do so.  Simply, call Theresa at the fair council’s office at 765-659-6306. Council Co-Chairman Nancy Elsea says, “someone will…

Drivers Should Be Aware of Deer This Fall

As days shorten and the breeding season for deer approaches, the chance of encountering one while driving increases significantly. Nearly 50 percent of all vehicle accidents involving white-tailed deer occur between October and December, according to deer research biologist Joe Caudell of the DNR Division of Fish & Wildlife. The risk of deer-vehicle accidents can…