Closings, Cancellations & Delays 7:55 a.m. Friday

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued for Clinton County

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for portions of central, north central, southwest and west central Indiana, including Clinton County from 1 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday. A winter story will impact central Indiana on Friday. Low pressure passing south of Indiana along with the arrival of a cold…

Hazardous Weather Predicted This Weekend

Weather reports for the next several days are predicting the potential for a variety of weather conditions across the state, including freezing rain, snow and ice. State authorities are advising Hoosiers to keep a close eye on weather and road conditions, and make some basic preparations.  Hoosiers are encouraged to stay aware of current weather…

State’s ‘A-F’ Accountability System Could Be Changing

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indiana State Board of Education is taking public comment on proposed changes to the statewide school accountability grading system. The board says the adjustments are necessary to keep up with new U.S. Department of Education guidelines and Indiana graduation requirements. The proposal, which would take effect in the upcoming…

Sunday Alcohol Sales Bill Moves Forward

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a bill allowing carryout sales of alcohol on Sundays throughout the state is moving forward. The Senate Public Policy Committee Wednesday afternoon voted 9-0 to approve Senate Bill 1, which now heads to the full Senate for consideration. The bill would allow package liquor, grocery, convenience and drug stores to sell alcohol…

Accident in Jackson County Closes I-65 for 17 Hours

Shortly after 4:30 a.m. Wednesday, the Indiana State Police responded to a personal injury crash on I-65 Southbound near the 43 mile marker. As a result of the crash, a hazardous material spill and tractor trailer fire led to lanes of I-65 being closed for nearly 17 hours. The initial investigation by Trooper Korry Clark…

Random Drug Testing Approved at Frankfort High School

The Community Schools of Frankfort Board of Education unanimously approved random drug testing for students at Frankfort High School Tuesday night. “We have randomly drug tested participants in co-curricular, extra-curricular and driving to and from school,” said Superintendent Don DeWeese. “We feel that is somewhat of a deterrent for kids when confronted to say ‘no.’”…

Clinton County Council Gets Glimpse of ADA Report

The Clinton County Council finally received a long-awaited report on the Americans with Disabilities Act Self-Evaluation and Transition Plan Tuesday morning. ADA Task Force Council Representative Jake Myers said the report is basically what they expected. “It’s a very lengthy report,” said Myers. “We just got a brief overview of what’s going to go on…