City Eyes Property East of Brock Grain for New Police Station

The Frankfort City Council unanimously approved a resolution Monday night for the purchase of real estate which is hoped will house the new Frankfort Police Station. “It’s something we’ve looked forward to quite for some time,” said Frankfort Mayor Judy Sheets. “I think it’s time we’ve moved on the police department and get a location…

Monon Station Eyed as Future Economic Development Tool

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that it doesn’t look like much now but when Bedford’s Monon Station was built in 1926, it was a major player in shipping giant blocks of  Indiana limestone across the country, ultimately growing Bedford into the limestone capital of the world. The building now sits vacant and dilapidated and was…

State Health Says 761 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Tuesday announced that 761 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at the state laboratory, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 119,066 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…

Illinois Males Arrested for Two Firearms and Marijuana

On Monday, September 28, a Deputy with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle traveling northbound on Interstate 65 for a moving violation.  During the investigation, Deputies searched the vehicle and located two firearms and marijuana. Arrested were 27-year-old Malcolm Joseph of Aurora, IL, for Possession of Marijuana and Felon in Possession of a…

Chicago Man With Outstanding Warrants Arrested

On Monday, September 28, a Deputy with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office initiated a traffic stop for an equipment violation on a vehicle traveling westbound on State Road 28.  During the investigation, it was determined the subject was providing false information regarding his identity.  Once deputies were able to determine the identity of the driver,…

Evansville Female Arrested for Drugs, Possession of Guns

On Monday, September 28, a Deputy with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office stopped a vehicle traveling northbound on I-65 for a moving violation.  During the course of his investigation, a search of the vehicle led to the discovery of marijuana, an illegal firearm and several controlled substances (pills). Arrested was 35-year-old Natasha Tandy of Evansville.…

‘Leading With 2020 Vision’ Tuesday, September 29

The WILO/Chamber of Commerce “Leading With 2020 Vision” series continued Tuesday morning with Clinton County Commissioners President Josh Uitts. Asked his thoughts on Governor Holcomb’s decision to change to Stage 5, Uitts replied, “I’m glad to see that happen. I was a little shocked that they kept the masks in place, I guess for another…

25th Annual Purdue Space Day Set Oct. 24, Goes Virtual

The 25th annual Purdue Space Day, an event that allows children the opportunity to learn about space in a fun and engaging environment, will be held virtually Oct. 24. Purdue Space Day began 24 years ago, in November 1996, with around 120 grade school students participating and 40 Purdue students who ran the program. The…

Pursuit on Interstate 65 Lands Kentucky Man in Jail

Around 5:30 p.m. Monday, Trooper Matthew Clemans had stopped a white 2018 Dodge Charger on I-65, southbound near the 171 mile marker, for multiple traffic violations. Further investigation would reveal that the driver, Nathaniel Chavoues, 23 of Lexington, KY, did not have a valid driver’s license. Subsequently, a tow truck was called to the scene…