Boy Scouts To Hold Fishing Contest At Lagoons Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 144 from Flora is hosting and inviting all area Scout Troops to participate in a Fishing Contest Saturday from 9AM to 2PM Saturday May 13 at the Lagoons in Frankfort.  All area Scout Troops are welcome to participate. Bill LaBeau with Troop 144 in Flora said Food and Awards will be provided…

City Council Approves Appropriation for Frankfort Parks Department

The Frankfort City Council Monday night suspended the rules and passed on all three readings an ordinance for an additional appropriation of $41,000 for the Frankfort Parks Department.City Councilman Jim Moyer, who was filling in for Mayor Chris McBarnes, said this needed to be done. “We did not have enough money in the parks’ budget…

Hoosiers Can Report Severe Storm and Flooding Damage

Hoosier homeowners, renters, businesses and private non-profit organizations that sustained uninsured damage caused by severe storms and flooding starting on or after April 26 can report damage online at: https://myoracle.in.gov/hs/damage/ia-public.do?method=active&incidentId=IA20170509102318. A link to the form is also available on the Indiana Department of Homeland Security (IDHS) website at dhs.in.gov. In the middle of the page under “Featured Topics,”…

Grant County Man Arrested for Child Molestation

On Monday, a criminal investigation by Indiana State Police Detective Michelle Jumper resulted in the arrest of Kevin Brown, 25, Swayzee, for a felony charge of child molestation. Detective Jumper started an investigation after receiving information, from the Miami County Division of the Indiana Department of Child Services, that a Miami County girl had possibly…

State Police Investigating Death in Burnettsville

Around 8:30 p.m. Monday, the White County Sheriff’s Department requested assistance from the Indiana State Police at the Lafayette Post to investigate a death of a male subject found deceased behind a residence at 1631 North 1400 East Burnettsville, IN. Upon arrival, investigators found the body on top of what appeared to be a burn…

Ivy Tech to Hold Public Hearing on Tuition and Student Fees

Ivy Tech Community College will conduct a public hearing regarding the setting of tuition and student fees for the 2017-18 and 2018-19 academic years on Friday, May 19. The hearing will be at 9 a.m. EST in the William Morris Boardroom on the third floor of the North Meridian Center at Ivy Tech’s Downtown Indianapolis Campus,…