Visit Indy: Record Year, Best Yet to Come

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Visit Indy’s new annual report shows visitor spending has reached a record level for the sixth consecutive year. The organization worked with Rockport Analytics, which used data from 2016, which is the most recent figures available. In all, 28.6 million visitors pumped $5.2 billion into the Indianapolis economy, supporting 80,600…

Sober Drivers: A Winning Game Plan for Super Bowl Fans

Don’t have a team to cheer during the Super Bowl? We’re all on the same team when traveling our roads this weekend, and if anyone gets hurt or killed by an impaired driver, we all lose! Boone County Traffic Safety Partnership is huddling up with state and local-law enforcement agencies across the county and the…

Healthy Communities Issues Tips for Healthy Walking

If you are like most Americans, you have already given up on your New Year’s resolution to get more exercise or improve your health!  It is not too late to start again.  Did you know that there is an easy, inexpensive, versatile form of exercise that can be done inside or outside by almost all…

Healthy Communities Undertaking Two New Ventures

Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition is partnering with the Clinton County Fair Council and Buck Up Foundation (Brayton Cooper’s family) to hold the 1st Annual Stepping on Stigma Mental Health Awareness 5K Run/Walk at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 12 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Isaac Rudd will also be doing a benefit concert…

Todd Rokita Files for US Senate Position

Thursday morning, Todd Rokita filed the paperwork and required signatures with the Indiana Secretary of States Office to run for the United States Senate. “I’m the one candidate in the race for US Senate who has always been an ally to President Trump, who has the proven conservative record to get results for Hoosiers, and…

FHS Girls Down Maconaquah in Girls Sectional Opener

Kimee Kingma scored 13 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Frankfort to a 47-38 victory over Maconaquah in the opening game of the Class 3A girls’ basketball sectional Tuesday night at Case Arena in Frankfort. The victory moved Frankfort into a sectional semifinal contest against West Lafayette at 6 p.m. Friday night. The winner…

Marion Man Arrested on Five Felony Charges

On Thursday morning a fatal crash investigation by Indiana State Police Trooper A.J. Coffee has resulted in the arrest of Weston James, 45, Marion, IN. James was served a Grant Circuit Court arrest warrant when he turned himself in to officers at the Grant County Jail. The warrant alleged five felony charges for causing death when…

Purdue Startups Hit ‘Gold’ Status

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the Elevate Purdue Foundry Fund has awarded a total of $240,000 to three Purdue University startups. The funding from the joint venture between Indianapolis-based Elevate Ventures and Purdue Foundry gives the startups “Gold Award” investment status. LoDos Theranostics LLC, Penguin Innovations Inc. and PinpointPharma LLC each received $80,000 to…