Chamber Hosting Homebuyers Roundtable

The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ‘First Time Homebuyers Roundtable’ on Thursday, October 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Primera Iglesia Bautista located at 300 E. Clinton St., in Frankfort. Thinking about buying a house? Think buying on contract is a good idea? How does credit affect buying? What does a home inspection…

FedEx Planning Big Greenwood Hub

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has announced plans to build a $259 million small-package distribution center in Greenwood. Speaking before the Greenwood Redevelopment Commission Tuesday, officials said the 608,000-square-foot facility could create up to 455 jobs, most of them part-time. The commission voted to recommend the Greenwood City Council approve a…

Clinton County Council Approves 2018 Budget

The Clinton County Council approved their 2018 budget on Tuesday. County Council President Alan Dunn said this was a good budget that was aided by two big changes. “There were two things that really made this year a smooth year,” said Dunn. “One was the increase that we recently did in the Public Safety Income…

City Asked to Sell Veterans Park to Center Township

Center Township Trustee Kevin Evans made a presentation to the Frankfort City Council Monday night regarding the possibility of the city selling Veterans Park to Center Township. “First and foremost, it’s got to be there for our veterans,” said Mayor Chris McBarnes. “All the events, all the tributes we pay to them there cannot change.…

Babysitting Class Offered for Area Teenagers

The Frankfort Police Department’s four-week long popular and beneficial babysitting safety course again will be offered this fall for Frankfort and Clinton County teenage (12-18 years old) babysitters. According to Police Department Office Manager and coordinator of the program Charity Keller, the course will begin Wednesday, October 25 from 6-8 p.m. in the Police Department’s…

IU, Purdue to Team Up for Ag Law Program

Inside INdiana Business is reportingthe Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law in Indianapolis and Purdue University are collaborating on a new agriculture law program. Amy Cornell will lead the organizational efforts, including selecting a steering committee. The process of building the program is expected to take two years and involve determining the needs…

Fire Department Has Busy Week Planned for Fire Prevention Week

Focusing on fire prevention education, firefighters are visiting Frankfort schools as well as Heritage Christian Preschool and Learning Ladder Daycare during Fire Prevention Week this week to reach approximately 3,500 students with fire prevention presentations and fire drills.   According to Fire Chief John Kirby, this year’s theme is Every Second Counts, Plan Two Ways Out.…

‘Hocus Pocus’ Being Shown at TPA Park Friday

A free showing of the Halloween comedy, ‘Hocus Pocus’ will be shown near Shelter #5 in TPA Park this Friday evening beginning at approximately 7:45 p.m. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and come out to enjoy this family-friendly movie under the stars.

Library to Host Visiting Artists Workshops

The Frankfort Community Public Library is providing the youth of Clinton County, ages 8-18, with the opportunity to learn more about different performing arts.  There will be four Visiting Artists Workshops during the 2017-2018 school year.  Each one will focus on a different and unique performing art where the student will be able to learn…