Frankfort Police Officer Voluntary Resigns from Force

The Board of Works announced Wednesday afternoon that Frankfort Police Department Detective Wes Hickson voluntary resigned from the department effective Friday. Hickson was placed on paid administrative leave after being charged in Miami County in late May for operating a vehicle while intoxicated. He pleaded guilty to the OWI charge on August 22. As part…

HPC Loses One Board Member, Gains Two

The fallout involving the Historic Preservation Committee continued Tuesday night at the City Council meeting as one member resigned and two others were appointed to the board. “I’m excited about these two new members Jason Wilhite and Kevin Evans,” said Mayor Chris McBarnes. “I think they represent the generation that we’re trying to seek —…

Body Found Near Water Tower Identified

On Monday September 11, the Clinton County Coroner, Amanda Abbott, along with officers from the Sheriff’s Office, investigated the circumstances surrounding the discovery of a (male) body found near the water tower, at State Road 28 and County Road 450 West. Wednesday, the man has been identified as Stephen E Philburn, 45, of Dayton, Indiana.…

FOP Hosting Canned Food Drive This Month

The annual Frankfort Fraternal Order of Police Can Food drive will be held on Sunday, September, 17, from 9 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of Schulz IGA – 656 W Walnut Street, Frankfort. September is Hunger Action Month. Everyone can make an impact in the fight against hunger by supporting this event. The…

Frankfort Announces Fall Clean Up Week Schedule

Frankfort residents are encouraged to take advantage of the City’s Fall Clean Up Week September 30 – October 7, beginning with a free day at the Republic Services Clinton County Landfill for Clinton County residents from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 30.   Pickup trucks, family vans and car loads of materials…

Holcomb Reaffirms Commitment to Japanese Officials, Business Leaders

Governor Eric J. Holcomb continued his international trade mission this week in Tokyo, furthering Indiana’s economic partnerships with Japan. The governor signed an historic memorandum of cooperation with the government of Japan to advance collaborative efforts toward two-way investment, trade and workforce development, and met with executives of Japan-based companies with operations in Indiana. “After…

Clinton County Council Gives Commissioners Funds for Study of Clinton County Courthouse

The Clinton County Council on Tuesday approved appropriating $57,000 to the Clinton County Commissioners to have American Structure Point begin a study on the possible renovations and overall needs of the Clinton County Courthouse. “We essentially gave American Structure Point the go-ahead to do a top-to-bottom overall look at the courthouse,” said Clinton County Council…

Indiana School Among 2018 ‘Best Colleges’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting dozens of Indiana colleges and universities are included on a list of the best in the country. The annual rankings released by U.S. News and World Report consider factors including 15 “indicators of academic excellence.” More than 300 schools are on the 2018 Best Colleges list in the National Universities category. Over…