Workforce Program Streamlining Bill Moving Forward

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a bill calling for the state to evaluate dozens of workforce programs has passed through the Indiana House. Holli Sullivan (R-78), who co-authored the bill, says Indiana currently spends about $1 billion on those programs, and analyzing them will ensure the state is using those resources well. Sullivan says the measure…

Comcast to Expand Lafayette Facility

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Comcast has announced plans to invest $2.7 million to expand its network building in Lafayette. The company says the project is part of an effort to prepare for future growth throughout Tippecanoe County. Comcast will build a 2,000-square-foot addition to the building, which will house all of the company’s…

Wheeler Withdraws from Auditor Race to Focus on City Council

Frankfort City Councilman Lewis Wheeler announced last summer that he was going to run for the Clinton County Auditor position. However, that all changed last week as Wheeler announced he is withdrawing his candidacy for the position. “My decision to suspend my campaign has not been an easy one,” said Wheeler in a press release.…

Analyst Says Market Downswing an ‘Anomaly’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a University of Indianapolis financial economist says Monday’s dip in the U.S. stock market was not unexpected and is advising Hoosiers not to be concerned. UIndy School of Business Director of External Relations Matt Will calls the fluctuation, which included a record loss of more than 1,175 points by Dow Jones…

Township Consolidation Bill Withers in the Indiana House

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a bill that would’ve culled one-third of the townships in the state did not receive a vote on a key deadline day. House Bill 1005, designed to consolidate townships with populations below 1,200, was not called to vote Monday, the final day it could have been heard for third reading in…

Frankfort Ranked as 23rd Safest City in State of Indiana

The National Council for Home Safety and Security announced Monday that the City of Frankfort is ranked 23rd among the Safest Cities in the State of Indiana. This is quite a jump for the Gem City after it achieved its first-ever ranking on the list a year ago at number 50. Mayor Chris McBarnes said…

Sealed Bid Deadline Today At 2PM At Paul Phillipe

Paul Phillipe Resource Center is looking for 3 buyers for three vans and buses.  The sealed bid process ends at 2 PM on Tuesday February 6th. 2002 14 passenger Mini-Bus: Minimum Bid $1,500 2002 Ford 7 passenger Van: Minimum Bid $3,000 2003 14 passenger Mini-Bus: Minimum Bid $1,000 The vehicles are displayed on the large…

Closings, Cancellations & Delays 8:03 a.m. Tuesday

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One Fatality and Five People Injured in Farmhouse Fire

The 39-year-old man entrapped in Monday morning’s farmhouse fire on Rossville Avenue died at 3:30 p.m. Monday in Eskenazi Hospital, Frankfort Fire Chief John Kirby announced Monday evening. Firefighters had pulled the man from the burning house and CPR was performed on him at the scene prior to him being lifelined to Eskenazi very early…