Boone County Seeks Further Collaboration With Japan Trip

The executive director of the Boone County Economic Development Corp. says a recent trip to Japan aimed to build relationships with businesses that have established a presence in the county. Molly Whitehead says prior to this spring, only three Japanese companies had a location in Boone County and since that time, three more have set…

Purdue Researchers Fighting Lung Superbugs

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University researchers are devising new ways to treat the world’s fourth-leading cause of death: lower respiratory infections. Lung infections are often caused by ‘superbugs’ that are resistant to all available antibiotics, but researchers say they have created a drug formula that has shown progress in fighting them. “We are…

Pursuit Claims Life of Charlestown City Officer

At approximately 10:20 p.m. on Wednesday, Clark County Central Dispatch notified the Indiana State Police in Sellersburg of a pursuit involving a suspect vehicle and the Charlestown City Police Department in Clark County, Indiana. This pursuit continued into Scott County and resulted in a crash, claiming the life of Officer Benton Bertram of the Charlestown…

City Code Enforcement Moving to Frankfort Police Department

Effective January 1, Code Enforcement will move from Old Stoney to the Frankfort Police Department, located at 201 W Washington Street. Building Services Department will remain at Old Stoney. According to Chief Troy Bacon, “We are excited to welcome Code Enforcement to our team. Having Code Enforcement at the police department will enhance and streamline…

City Council Approves Grants for Grads Program

The Frankfort City Council on Monday night approved an agreement with Grants for Grads which is designed to help graduates with an associate’s degree or higher who are choosing to live and work in Clinton County. “The object of this is to help make Frankfort and Clinton County a better place to live, work, play…

Indiana Quitline Releases Information for New Year

New Year, New Me! The new year is here, and it’s a great time for fresh starts. If you’re a tobacco user, the best thing you can do this year is to make a quit plan. Smoking is still the number one cause of preventable death in Indiana. Making the decision to quit in 2019…

Community Foundation Names Lilly Endowment Recipient

One Clinton County student has been named a recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Clinton County Community Foundation 2019 Lilly Endowment Inc. Community Scholar. Jenna Rockhold, daughter of John and Amy Rockhold, will receive full tuition to an accredited public or private nonprofit Indiana university or college of her choice and a $900…

Humane Society Issues Open Letter to Community

An Open Letter to the Clinton County Community From:  Humane Society of Clinton County Board of Directors The Humane Society of Clinton County Board of Directors has remained silent too long. We have chosen to take the high road, thinking that was the best way to deal with the transition from one staff to another.…

National FFA Convention to Remain in Indianapolis

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that one of the state’s largest conventions will remain in Indianapolis. The National FFA Organization has announced Indy will continue to host the National FFA Convention & Expo through 2031. The announcement comes two months after the organization set a new attendance record at the 2018 convention, which drew 69,944 people.…