Wrong Way Driver Killed in Crash on I-465

The Indiana State Police have identified the individuals involved in the early Thursday morning crash on I-465 that killed one woman. The crash claimed the life of 24-year-old Milca B. Alvarado Polanco of Indianapolis. She was driving a white Nissan Sentra west-bound in the east-bound lanes when she hit a FedEx semi pulling double trailers…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   The Frankfort Masonic Lodge will not have a breakfast on Saturday, January 6. They will have one on the first Saturday in February (February 3).   Community members are invited to follow the Frankfort Police Department on…

Residents to Receive Holiday Trash Schedule in Mail

Frankfort Street Department Superintendent Jason Forsythe has announced the residents and businesses will be receiving a letter in their January utility bills concerning the 2018 Frankfort Holiday Trash Collection Schedule. Trash will be picked up on normally scheduled dates and times with the following exceptions for holidays: There will be no pick up Monday, January…

Big Swing Band Coming to Frankfort January 20

The Big Swing Band from Lafayette, Indiana will knock your socks off with their classic swing music from the 1930’s & 40″s. They are performing in the Elizabeth O’Rear Skanta Theatre in the Frankfort Community Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 7 p.m. There are 21 members in the band, and with five saxophones,…

Orr Named to Dean’s List at South Dakota State

Former Clinton Central High School sports standout Keenan Orr has been named to the dean’s list for academic excellence after the fall 2017 semester at South Dakota State University. To earn dean’s list distinctions in SDSU’s colleges, students must have completed a minimum of 12 credits and must have earned at least a 3.5 GPA…

Clinton County Under Wind Chill Advisory Thursday AM

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Wind Chill Advisory along and west of Carroll County to the Hendricks County line and also along and north of Interstate 70 over west central Indiana, including Clinton County, from 2-11 a.m. Thursday. Winds chills of 15 below to 20 below will occur late tonight and…

Mayor, Trustee Release Shelter Statement

Calling 911 is best resource for those without shelter   First thing this morning, we met with Police Chief Troy Bacon and Fire Chief John Kirby to strategize on a plan going forward for those needing shelter in our ongoing extreme temperatures.   We want to thank the generous folks at the First Nazarene Church…

Fowler Couple Has First Baby of 2018

The first baby of the year was born at 5:11 a.m. on Monday, January 1, 2018, at IU Health in Lafayette. Perrin Michael Barsteika was born to Erin and Michael Bartsteika of Fowler. He weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 21.8 inches long. He is the couple’s first child.

Mayor Asking Public to Help Those Without Shelter

Anyone without shelter in these freezing temperatures tonight or anyone who comes across someone without shelter this evening should call 911 and report that individual(s)’ situation/physical condition. Clinton County Dispatch will send the appropriate local public safety authorities (police, fire, EMS) to help that person or those people and connect them with shelter at the…