USB Approves Recommendation to Sell Veterans Park

The Utility Service Board voted unanimously to recommend to the Frankfort City Council that they consider selling Veterans Park to Center Township Monday night. “The Center Township Trustee (Kevin Evans) came to us about a month ago with a request that we sell that property to that organization,” said USB Chairman Mike Kelley. “We don’t…

Frankfort Main Street to Host Trunk or Treat Downtown

Frankfort Main Street is inviting the Clinton County community to participate in our annual Trick & Trunk-or-Treat on the Square on Tuesday, October 31 from 5:30-7 p.m. This is the third year we are inviting churches, organizations, businesses and citizens to come out and participate in Trunk-or-Treat on the Square.  This is an opportunity to both…

Second Annual Oktoberfest Set for October 14

Frankfort Main Street and the Frankfort Jaycees are teaming up once again for the Second Annual Oktoberfest in downtown Frankfort on Saturday, October 14. Don’t miss out on foot stompin’ music provided by Kelley Isenhower “aka” Ike, delicious cuisine provided by local restaurants and spirits provided by Frankfort Main Street & the Frankfort Jaycees! So practice…

Jason Wells Band and Friends to Perform at Library

The Jason Wells Band and Friends will be performing on Saturday, October 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Elizabeth O’Rear Skanta Theatre.  Tickets will be $5.00 for this performance and will go on sale September 5, 2017. You may purchase your tickets at the library or over the phone with a credit card. The Jason…

New Housing Development Coming to Kokomo

Howard County Developer Kaleb Hollingsworth has announced that his firm will build eight detached townhomes in Kokomo’s Near East Side neighborhood. The $1.6 million private development, known as “The Grove on Mulberry,” will be constructed on the Southeast corner of Mulberry Street and Apperson Way. “The Grove on Mulberry repurposes an underutilized site and continues…

Purdue Touts Record Research Funding

Inside INdiana Business is reporting it’s been another record year of sponsored research funding for Purdue University. The school says it raised over $418 million in fiscal year 2017, beating last year’s record of $403 million. “Our faculty, staff and students continue to build on research contributions by not only successfully securing increased federal grant…

Fishers Named ‘Best Places to Live’ in 2017

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the city of Fishers has been named number one on a national publication’s list of the Best Places to Live in 2017. Three other Indiana communities — Carmel, Avon and Greenwood — are included in top 25 of the annual 100-city ranking from Time Inc.’s Money magazine. The publication worked with Realtor.com…

Two Vehicle Crash Claims Life in White County

At approximately 7:38 p.m. Monday on I-65 northbound near the 191 mile marker (that is two miles south of the US 231/193 exit) a pickup rear ended a semi-tractor-trailer claiming the life of the driver of the pickup. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Sean Schaefer has revealed that a gray Dodge Ram pickup was northbound on…

Ivy Tech Blood Drive Now Open to General Public

Hurricane Irma has severely impacted not only residents in Florida, but hospitals and blood centers as well. Florida Governor Rick Scott has called for increased blood donations as Florida hospitals are facing an increased need for platelets, according to OneBlood. Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch is encouraging Hoosiers to donate blood to help storm-ravaged areas.…