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McBarnes Issues Statement on Passing of Marilyn Ransom

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes has issued the following statement regarding the passing of Marilyn Ransom. Friends, Our heartfelt prayers go out to Tom Ransom and the Ransom family on the loss of their wife, mother and grandmother, Marilyn. Marilyn passed away early Monday morning, leaving behind a legacy as an educator and community leader. She…

Five Vehicle Crash Claims Two Lives

At approximately 3:20 p.m. Tuesday on I-65 southbound in the left lane of the split traffic pattern near the 172 MM (that is near the SR 26/172 exit) in Tippecanoe County, a five vehicle crash claims two lives and injured two others. On Wednesday morning, Indiana State Police said the victims were identified as 49-year-old…

Parkview Home Issues Residents Wish List

Parkview Home in Frankfort would like to request the public consider the residents of Parkview Home for Christmas gifts this year. Administrator Chris Overman has submitted a list of some items for both men and women that are needed at the facility. The following is the Parkview Home residents wish list: Total of 17 Men:…

Evans Receives Community Leadership Award

Covering Kids and Families of Indiana (CKF-IN) held their Annual Meeting and Award Luncheon on Tuesday, Dr. M. Joycelyn Elders, 15th U.S. Surgeon General and first African American woman to hold the post, presented “Making a Difference for all Children and Families.” Also as part of the program, CKF-IN recognized the efforts of local coalitions and…

Dozens of New Jobs Planned in Boone County

Inside INdiana Business is reporting two Zionsville companies have announced expansion plans. Combined, the investments from 120WaterAudit and Gear Marketing could total more than $900,000 with each company creating some three dozen jobs by 2021. 120WaterAudit, which offers subscription-based water quality testing technology, was recently the Indianapolis region winner of the high-profile Rise of the Rest competition…

FedEx to Invest $385 Million in Central Indiana

Inside INdiana Business is reporting FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) is planning to invest $385 million into new equipment at its hub at Indianapolis International Airport. The move, the company says, would result in the creation of 125 jobs and 450 part-time jobs by 2026. It would also help retain more than 800 full-time positions and…

IU Health Welcomes New Nurse Practioner

Indiana University Health Arnett Physicians are pleased to announce Whitney West, FNP-BC has joined our Family Medicine department. Whitney West, FNP-BC pursued a career in family medicine because it allows her to provide comprehensive care while building relationships with patients and their families over time. Her practice philosophy is to provide patient-centered care that focuses…

Residents Warned About Strong Winds Overnight

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a severe weather statement that says strong winds are expected through Tuesday in Indiana. An intensifying low pressure over the Upper Midwest will strengthen rapidly overnight as it lifts north of the Great Lakes. A cold front associated with the low will sweep across the area after midnight.…