Jonson Fountain Rededication Set For 10:00 AM Saturday

Jonson Fountain is at its intended home now. The Fountain was was recently moved from TPA park and will be rededicated in a ceremony set for 10:00 AM Saturday June 24th.  The Ceremony will take place inside Old Stoney if it is raining. “Frankfort Legend” recipient Jim Siegfried led the charge in making the relocation of…

Varied Weather Gives Uneven Start for Farmers

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a corn specialist with Purdue Extension says the growing season in Indiana has gotten off to a very uneven start. Bob Nielsen says heavy rains in April and May left standing water and delayed planting in many parts of the state, while other areas have experienced unusually hot and…

Continued Community Assistance Requested for Flora

The arson fire that occurred on November 21, 2016 and resulted in the deaths of four children; Keyana Davis, 11; Keyara Phillips, 9; Kerriele McDonald, 7; and, Konnie Welch, 5 remains a very active investigation being led by the Indiana State Police with investigative assistance from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives (ATF),…

Burns Announces Retirement From Community Foundation Presidency

Hilda Burns, president of the Community Foundation of Howard County, has announced her plans to retire. Burns began working as a finance/accounting administrator for the Community Foundation and the United Way of Howard County in 1994. At that time, the Foundation served Howard County and had eighteen funds with total assets of approximately $500,000.  In…

State Road 28 West of Romney to Close for Railroad Repairs

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces State Road 28 will close just west of Romney (U.S. 231) Monday, June 26 at 7 a.m. for repairs to the CSX Railroad crossing. The roadway is scheduled to reopen on Monday, July 3 at 6 p.m., weather permitting. The official detour follows U.S. 231 north to State…

Clinton County Relay for Life Friday Evening At New Location

Relay for Life of Clinton County has a new location this year.  This Friday June 23rd, Relay for Life will gather at Veteran’s Park Gazebo in Downtown Frankfort on the Northwest corner of the Square. As of Wednesday Evening, the National Weather Service is showing LESS than 33% chance of rain, temps in the upper…

The Crossing Seeks Students To Start School July 31st

It is back to school for the Crossing in just over one month. The first day of school at the Crossing is Monday, July 31st.  Now is the time for students who might be interested in learning more about the Crossing School Experience to give school a call and check out the Crossing Option. Enrollment…

Riley Named Chief Nursing Officer for IU Health Frankfort Hospital

Marilyn Riley, NP, PhD, has been appointed Chief Nursing Officer for Indiana University Health Frankfort Hospital. Riley joined IU Health Physicians in 2012 as a Nurse Practitioner with the Hospitalist team at Methodist Hospital. She has served as Director of Operations, as well as Nurse Practitioner with the Vascular Surgery Team during her tenure. Riley…