Ken Hartman

Fairgrounds Track Dedicated in Honor of ‘Doc’ McClain

The Indiana Standardbred Association for harness racing held its state finals Saturday for 2- and 3-year-old trotters and pacers at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. Before the event, there was a special ceremony held to dedicate the new all-weather track in honor of a long-time harness man here in Clinton County John “Doc” McClain. “He had…

Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   VOLUNTEER MUSEUM WORK HOURS AT THE CLINTON COUNTY HISTORICAL MUSEUM ON THE SECOND FLOOR OF OLD STONEY. THE FRANKFORT LIONS CLUB TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS IS HELPING PUT THE MUSEUM BACK TOGETHER AND WILL BE WORKING THROUGH THE…

High School Sports Schedule October 9-14

MONDAY, OCTOBER 9 FRANKFORT — GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL AT SOUTHMONT, 7 P.M. CLINTON PRAIRIE — GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL AT NORTH WHITE, 7 P.M.   THURSDAY, OCTOBER 12 CLINTON CENTRAL — GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL VS. VS. FRONTIER, CLASS A SECTIONAL AT SOUTHWOOD, 7:30 P.M. ROSSVILLE — GIRLS’ VOLLEYBALL VS. FOUNTAIN CENTRAL, CLASS 2A SECTIONAL AT CLINTON PRAIRIE, 6 P.M.…

High School Football Week 8 Results

Sagamore Conference Friday’s Games Frankfort (0-8, 0-6) at Crawfordsville (0-8, 0-6), 7 p.m. Lebanon (6-2, 4-2) at Western Boone (6-2, 5-1), 7 p.m. Danville (8-0, 6-0) at North Montgomery (3-5, 2-4), 7 p.m. Tri-West (3-5, 3-3) at Southmont (5-3, 4-2), 7 p.m. END REGULAR SEASON Week 8 Results North Montgomery 35, Frankfort 6 Tri-West 42,…

County Commissioners Approve Schematic Design Proposal for New EMS Building at Fairgrounds

The Clinton County Commissioners approved the schematic design proposal from American Structurepoint for $142,455 fhe new EMS building at a special meeting on Friday. Commissioner Josh Uitts talks about where the new building will be located. “It’ll be in close proximity to the old office (at the Clinton County Fairgrounds),” said Uitts. “It’ll be on…

Colts to Unveil Peyton Manning Statue

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indianapolis Colts will Saturday unveil the bronze statue of Peyton Manning outside Lucas Oil Stadium. The ceremony is part of a week-long celebration honoring Manning, including his induction into the Ring of Honor and the retirement of his jersey during halftime of Sunday’s game against the San Francisco 49ers. The…

National Unemployment Picture is Mixed

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Ball State University economist Mike Hicks says the national unemployment report paints a mixed picture. The jobless rate fell to 4.2 percent, despite a decline of 33,000 jobs caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. “Even with these isolated natural disasters, the labor force grew, and the number of involuntary…

Frankfort Schools Continue to Show Improvement

It wasn’t that long ago that the Community Schools of Frankfort was considered a failing school district. However, that has all changed over the past couple of years according to Superintendent Don DeWeese. “It’s been three years since we had any of our schools receive an ‘F’, said DeWeese. “Right now, the district is a…

Healthy Communities Hosts Community Baby Shower

New moms in the last three months and those moms who are expecting were treated to a Community Baby Shower by Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition Thursday at St. Matthew Church in Frankfort. “We have 15 vendors here which is a really good amount for the Baby Shower,” said Baby and Me Tobacco Free…