Community to Open Warming Center During Winter Storm

A special meeting was called by Mayor Chris McBarnes and Center Township Trustee Kevin Evans on Thursday and included the United Non-Profits of Clinton County, Center Township of Clinton County, the City of Frankfort, First Responders, and the Community Schools of Frankfort. This meeting highlighted the need for an emergency warming center from Saturday January…

Clinton County Under Winter Storm Watch Until Sunday

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Winter Storm Watch until 4 a.m. Sunday for central, east central and west central Indiana, including Clinton County. Heavy mixed precipitation is possible from late Friday night through late Saturday night. Total snow accumulations of 4 to 6 inches and ice accumulations of a light glaze…

Fair Council Announces Community Building Has Been Renamed

The Clinton County Fair Council is rapidly enhancing the business model for the Clinton County Fairgrounds to become a year-round event center. To accomplish that goal, the Fair Council has been fortunate enough to receive funds through a three-year sponsorship to make significant improvements to the Community Building. Individuals came forward together, out of their…

Frankfort Library Concert Series Event Cancelled on Saturday

The Frankfort Community Public Library announced late Thursday afternoon that the Friends of the Frankfort Library Concert Series featuring electric violinist Cathy Morris has been cancelled due to the inclement weather that is forecast to hit the area on Saturday. Morris was scheduled to perform in the Skanta Theatre on Saturday night. The concert will…

Chamber Cancels Legislative Breakfast for Saturday

The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce has announced that the first Legislative Breakfast of the season scheduled for Saturday morning in Harmony Hall at Wesley Manor has been cancelled due to the inclement weather that is scheduled to hit the area over the weekend. This session will not be rescheduled as there were four such…

Pursuit Leads to Arrest of Indianapolis Man

At approximately 6:40 p.m. Wednesday on I-65 northbound near the 174 mile marker (that is about one mile south of the SR 25/175 exit) a trooper was monitoring the traffic flow and spotted a speeding vehicle which he attempted to stop. After activating his emergency lights, the vehicle failed to stop and the trooper pursued…

Purdue Awarded Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the U.S. Office of Minority Health has awarded the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering at Purdue University a $1.1 million grant. The funds are part of the Empowered Communities for a Healthier Nation Initiative, which will provide three years of support to communities impacted by the opioid epidemic. The…

High School Sports Schedule January 22-26

Tuesday, January 22 FRANKFORT — Boys’ and girls’ swimming at Kokomo, 6 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ and girls’ swimming at Western Boone, 6 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Girls’ basketball at Sheridan, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, January 23 FRANKFORT — Girls’ basketball vs. Maconaquah, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, January 24 CLINTON CENTRAL — Girls’ basketball vs. Pioneer, 6:30…

Community Events

The American Red Cross has a scheduled blood drive in Frankfort and Clinton County: January 24 — First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, 352 W. Clinton St., Frankfort, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. To donate or platelets, download the American Red Cross Blood Donor App, visit RedCrossBlood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767).   The Jobs for Life…