Wastewater Expansion Project Now Headed for City Council

The next stop for the proposed wastewater expansion project is the Frankfort City Council after the Utility Service Board unanimously passed a resolution for the project Monday night following a lengthy discussion. The proposed expansion is a $25.6 million project with an increase in wastewater rates and a not to exceed limit of $27 million…

Victim Identified in Lebanon Shooting on Monday

The Boone County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim in yesterday’s deadly shooting as 17-year-old Jamie Lee Dover, Lebanon. An autopsy conducted Tuesday determined that Mr. Dover died of a single gunshot wound. The manner of death is still being investigated. Investigators are continuing to actively investigate this tragedy. Investigators will present their findings to…

Wind Farm Topic Returns to the Forefront for Commissioners

An overflow crowd crammed into the Clinton County Commissioners meeting room at the Clinton County Courthouse Monday morning to hear the latest chapter in the saga regarding wind farms as both EON and Responsible Harvest gave presentations to the Commissioners. “We heard from both sides on the topic of wind,” said Commissioners President Josh Uitts.…

Summer Nights Movie Series Launches June 22

The Frankfort Parks Department team kicks off this year’s Summer Nights Movie Series Friday, June 22 with a showing of Lego Ninjago at dusk in the Shelter #5 area by the pool. According to Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets, this year’s program will feature four family-friendly movies with one per month from June – September, thanks to the generous sponsorship…

Kaspar Media Announces Sports Broadcast Changes

Kaspar Media is announcing an exciting new change in its sports coverage this fall on WILO-AM and FM. Starting August, WILO will be broadcasting the “WILO Gridiron Game of the Week” that will feature our Clinton County teams — Frankfort, Clinton Central and Clinton Prairie — but will also include teams outside of Clinton County…

Whitestown Police Seeking Information About Suspicious Item

At approximately 9:55 a.m. Sunday, Whitestown Metropolitan Police officers were dispatched to the Friendly Market at 2 S Main Street in Whitestown, on a report of a suspicious item. A local business owner was approaching the front entrance of the Friendly Market, when they saw a suspicious item sitting on the window ledge. They informed…

Responsible Harvest Authors Letter to County Commissioners

June 4, 2018 To: Commissioners Scott Shoemaker, Josh Uitts & Steve Woods From: Responsible Harvest of Clinton County, Inc. The members of Responsible Harvest and the 90% of Clinton County residents, according to a local media poll, opposed to industrial wind development want to personally thank our commissioners for the past 17 months of a…

Plant Science Startups Score Ag-Celerator Funding

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Purdue Ag-celerator Fund has awarded a total of $100,000 to two plant science startups. The university says the recipients will be able to use the funding to advance their technologies to the public. JUA Technologies International LLC has received $50,000 for the continued development of its multipurpose crop dehydrators.…