Indianapolis One of 20 Finalists for Second Amazon HQ

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Seattle-based Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) has named Indianapolis one of 20 finalists for the location of a second corporate headquarters. The company accepted bids late last year for what it expects to be a more than $5 billion investment that could bring up to 50,000 jobs with it. Chicago and Columbus,…

ISP Working to Raise Awareness of Human Trafficking

On January 4, 2010, President Obama issued a proclamation naming January as National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. This followed a 2007 Senate resolution naming January 11 as Human Trafficking Awareness Day. Indiana State Police Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers (CVEOs) and Motor Carrier Inspectors (MCIs) are teaming up with officers from neighboring states to raise awareness…

IndyArtWerkz Exhibit Coming to Frankfort Library

IndyArtWerkz: Exit 158 exhibit will be on display in the Anna & Harlan Hubbard Gallery in the Frankfort Community Public Library Feb. 2-26. Join us for a reception with the artists Feb. 11 from 2-4 p.m. Meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. IndyArtWerkz is a collective of five mixed media artists from central Indiana.…

FMS Releases Second Quarter Honor Rolls

Frankfort Middle School has released its Second Quarter Honor Rolls: All A’s Honor Roll 6th grade: Isabelle Bacon, Braelynn Bolin, Jocelyn Cazares, Collin Frye, Natalie Garcia-Hernandez, Angel Hernandez-Cruz, Jackson Hoyer, Aidan Hudspith, Yazmin Lemus, Brody McKinzie, Elizabeth Pierce, Des-Ray Plowman, Mariela Pozos-Sandoval, Cameron Queen, Ariana Sierra, Edwin Wainscott, Nadia Wessel, Douglas Wood, Tiffanie Zheng. 7th…

APC Asking Citizens’ Help in Acquiring Elevator Grant

Clinton County has applied for a grant to remove the collapsing Manson Elevator and grade the site. As the grant process is statewide and very competitive, we need some help from interested citizens! It is important to show local support for this project and that getting rid of this building would be beneficial to the…

Purdue to Lead $27 Autonomous Intelligence Center

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University is set to lead a five-year, $27 million project aimed at developing brain-inspired computing for intelligent autonomous systems such as drones and personal robots. The university says the goal is to have these systems operating without human intervention. The Center for Brain-inspired Computing Enabling Autonomous Intelligence, or…

Clinton Prairie Releases First Semester Honor Rolls

Clinton Prairie Junior/Senior High School has released its ‘A’ and ‘A/B’ Honor Rolls for the first semester. First Semester A Honor Roll Seniors:  Kylie Burris, Kevin Chairez, Mitch Coapstick, Lauren Kollar, Hailey Law, Logan Martin and Collin Stroup. Juniors: Breanna Caldwell, Antonello De Bari’, Kaela Erwin, Caylynn Fearnow, Tiffany Giles, Emily Goodman, Caiden Maish and…

Hoosiers Rally for Cigarette Tax Increase at Statehouse

Advocates gathered at the Statehouse Tuesday to show their support for HB 1380, a bill to reduce smoking in Indiana by increasing the state’s cigarette tax. Supporters at the rally provided information to lawmakers on the importance of taking action to improve Hoosier health. “This year, I authored legislation increasing the cigarette tax as a…

Clinton County Community Foundation Have Scholarships Available for Non-Traditional Students

The Clinton County Community Foundation has made a few changes in its scholarship program. The Foundation has the following non-traditional student scholarships applications available. Non-traditional scholarships are for students who are currently in college or returning to college. Eligibility guidelines and the link to online applications are available at www.cfclinton.org. Deadline for applying is March…