Pedestrian Struck and Killed on I-70

The Indiana State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian that was struck and killed on I-70 Friday night in Hendricks County. Troopers are currently on scene trying to determine the facts surrounding the accident that has claimed the life of an individual that was reported walking along the eastbound lanes of I-70…

Unemployment Up For Third Straight Month

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Indiana’s unemployment rate increased to 3.8 percent in September, up from 3.5 percent the previous month. The Indiana Department of Workforce Development says the state added 8,200 jobs last month and the unemployment rate remains below the national average of 4.2 percent. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics figures show the…

United Way At Half-Way Point

Clinton County United Way is half way to its $500,000 goal for the 2017 campaign. The United Way thermometer on the Frankfort Square was just updated at 5:00 PM Friday October 20th by incoming United Way Director Carolina Booth, and reflects the latest news. The Clinton County United Way can see that your household, organization…

Leaf Collection Service Starts on Monday

Using two vacuum machines, Street Department crews will begin this year’s leaf collection service on Monday, October 23 in the southeast quadrant of the City (south side of Clinton Street to Kelley Road to the east side of Jackson Street). According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, the smooth progress of Street crews’ collection service is…

Sectional Football Coverage on WILO, Shine 99 TV

This is the first weekend of high school football playoff action and WILO AM/FM and Shine 99 TV will be there for a pair of games Friday night. Don Stock and Karl Kercheval will be at Clinton Prairie as the Gophers host Anderson Prep Academy in the opening round of Class A sectional play at…

Residents Warned of Utility Bill Phone Scam

Residents are being warned of a phone scam where someone using the Frankfort Municipal Utilities’ billing office phone number is making calls saying if homeowners don’t pay their bills over the phone immediately, their service will be cut off. According to Utilities General Manager Todd Corrie, any billing notifications are always sent through the mail.…

INDOT Announces Exit Ramp Closure to SR 28

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces the I-65 southbound exit ramp to State Road 28 (Exit 158) will close Friday, October 20 at 10 p.m. and reopen Monday, October 23 by 8 a.m. The contractor will be performing full-depth concrete patching on the ramp and resurfacing the shoulders. Milestone Contractors, L.P. was awarded the…