Mayor Issues Statement on the Passing of Vern Kaspar

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes has issued a statement on the passing of Kaspar Media CEO Vern Kaspar. Friends: Today (Friday), we lost a true community legend with the passing of Vern Kaspar. For those of you who may not have heard, Vern passed away in his sleep early this morning, just 10 days shy of…

Chamber of Commerce Pays Tribute to Vern Kaspar

The community has certainly lost an icon and a media legend with the passing of Vern Kaspar. I would imagine that many of you reading this have a story to tell about Vern. I was honored not only to know him but to work for him for several years at Kaspar Media. After going through…

Sheets Pens Letter on Holiday Lights Display

The following letter came from Frankfort Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets regarding the holiday lights display in the City of Frankfort. Dear Editor: With the holidays behind us, I want to extend a huge thank you to the many individuals and groups who made the City of Frankfort holiday lights display outstanding. An undertaking of this…

IU Health Announces First Babies of 2018

IU Health has announced the first baby of the year born in Clinton County happened on January 2 when Melanie Blocher of Rossville delivered an infant boy. The first baby of the year born in White County was on January 2 when Amy Cocanower of Monticello delivered an infant boy. The first baby of the…

Four Injured on I-70 Crash Near Plainfield

Around 1:30 p.m. Friday troopers from the Indianapolis State Police Post and area emergency personnel responded to a two vehicle crash on I-70 near the SR 267 exit. Troopers arrived to find a Honda Accord and Saturn passenger car scattered across the interstate. According to witness accounts the west bound Honda rear-ended the Saturn passenger…

Crouch: Opioids Are State’s ‘Greatest Challenge’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch says Indiana continues to take steps to battle the opioid epidemic, which she calls “the greatest challenge we have before us.” She believes an Indiana Family and Social Services Administration anti-stigma campaign showing addiction is a disease will encourage people to seek help, and says legislators can help…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   The Clinton County Small Business Networking event is at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday at Hoops. Frankfort Police Chief Troy Bacon will be the speaker. Due to other commitments, Mayor Chris McBarnes will not be able to attend this…

High School Sports Schedule January 8-13

MONDAY, JANUARY 8 CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ and girls’ swimming vs. Elwood, 5:30 p.m. TUESDAY, JANUARY 9 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball at Rossville, 7:30 p.m.; Wrestling vs. Western, 6 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Girls’ basketball vs. Tri-Central, 7:30 p.m.; Wrestling vs. Carroll, 6 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Girls’ basketball vs. North White, 7:30 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Girls’…

CC Youth Theatre Presents Winter Play

The Clinton County Youth Theatre is proud to present “The Adventures of Stuart Little” as their winter play.  This story of a mouse named Stuart Little who lives in New York City with his human family has been adapted directly from the E.B. White classic by Joseph Robinette. Many of the original adventures in the…