Police Memorial Service Set for Friday at Veterans Park

The annual Police Memorial Service, honoring the sacrifices of local and state law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty will be Friday, May 19 at 6 p.m. at Veterans Park (corner of Main and Washington Streets). According to Police Chief Troy Bacon, the site of this year’s service is in remembrance of former…

State Police Vehicle Involved in Accident in Wolcott

At approximately 1:06 p.m. Monday on US 231 at the east intersection of US 24 in Wolcott, an Indiana State Police Commercial Motor Vehicle (ISP CMV) police car was broadsided by a cement mixer truck sending both drivers to separate hospitals. The preliminary investigation has revealed that a 2009 white Ford Crown Victoria driven by Motor…

Indiana Farm Bureau Members Report Spring Planting Progress

Indiana crop farmers have been battling extreme rain and cold temperatures since late April. Indiana Farm Bureau spoke to several corn and soybean farmers in various counties across the state to learn how the weather has affected this planting season.. While the amount of corn and soybeans planted so far varies drastically depending on the…

OCRA Takes Part in Dedication of Diana Theatre Mural in Tipton

The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs(OCRA) took part in the dedication and unveiling of the Diana Theatre Mural on Saturday, May 13th in downtown Tipton. In the fall of 2016, the Tipton Main Street Association received a $10,000 OCRA Downtown Enhancement Grant (DEG) for the Diana Theatre facade improvement and mural project. Every…

INDOT Announces Regional Meeting Schedules for Community Crossings Grant

The Indiana Department of Transportation will host six regional meetings for city, town and county officials to detail changes to the Community Crossings matching grant program through recent legislation. Last month, Governor Eric Holcomb signed into law House Enrolled Act 1002, which invests hundreds of millions of dollars annually in new funding for state and…

State Health Department Has New Online Profiles on Opioid Epidemic

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) has posted new online profiles that show the rising toll the national opioid epidemic is taking on Indiana’s counties. The profiles, which include data on opioid-related overdoses and infections related to drug use, aim to help communities better monitor trends and plan and evaluate intervention efforts. “Governor Holcomb…

Fun At Shoup’s Open House: New VIDEO

Shoup’s Country Foods Celebrated an Openhouse Saturday from 10 to 2.  Shine 99 broadcast LIVE and Chamber of Commerce was there for the ribbon Cutting. Enjoy photos and VIDEO from Erick Dircks and Russ Kaspar as Shoup’s celebrated finished construction of the new office and warehouse/event room area. Photos by ERICK DIRCKS: CLICK HERE Facebook…

Memorialized In The Air

John William “Johnny” Bowen, 51 of Frankfort, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in his home. He was born on December 1, 1965 in Fort Knox, KY to Evelyn Bennett of Naperville, IL and John (Ellen) Bowen of Kokomo. He married Lisa M. Bray on October 27, 2000 in Frankfort and she survives.…