Bus Crash Involving Prairie Students Under Investigation

No one was seriously injured when a driver rear-ended a Clinton Prairie school bus on State Road 38 while it was stopped Thursday afternoon with its arm out at the 500 West Intersection, about a mile east of Mulberry. School officials said five students were transported to the hospital and all were released Thursday night.…

Study: Hoosiers Obesity Rate Costing $8.5 Billion

Inside INdiana Business is saying that a new report shows environmental factors have driven growth in Indiana’s obesity rates and recommends “collective action” to address the health epidemic. The report found that the epidemic results in high economic costs for Indiana, totaling $8.5 billion in 2017. The report was released by the Richard M. Fairbanks…

Traffic Stop Nets $3.5 Million Worth of Drugs

At 11:33 a.m. Wednesday, an Indiana State Trooper stopped a vehicle on Interstate 70 eastbound, near the 66 mile marker, for a traffic violation of following too closely. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Danny J. Luttrell II, 27, Indianapolis, and a passenger in the vehicle was identified as Brandon M. Pierson, 27,…

US 52 Resurfacing Project Work Will Resume Next Week

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces work will resume on U.S. 52 from South 30th St. in Lafayette to C.R. 800 South on or after Monday, March 18, weather permitting. There will be work during the day and night with traffic restricted to one 11′ lane in each direction in the area they will be…

Center Township Touch a Truck Event Coming in June

Put kids in the driver’s seat! On Saturday, June 1, Touch A-Truck is a family friendly, hands-on event that offers opportunities for kids and their families to explore, climb, and touch big trucks, emergency response vehicles, heavy machinery, construction, agriculture, and other one-of-a-kind vehicles will be at the Frankfort High School parking lot from 2-5…

Frankfort Police to Host Community Meeting on March 21

Frankfort residents are invited to the Frankfort Police Department’s next community meeting on Thursday, March 21 from 6-7:30 p.m. at The Learning Network located at 1111 S Jackson Street, Frankfort. Police Chief Troy Bacon is encouraging residents to attend the meeting and said that the police department will use this opportunity to listen to the…