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Camp Cullom Approves Honor Pit Construction To Burn Retired Flags

Each year at Camp Cullom, about 3,500 American Flags from Clinton County are respectfully retired with fire by some 30 Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts from Troops 311, 336 and 338 in Frankfort, Mulberry and Rossville. Monday evening the Camp Cullom board of directors approved an Eagle Scout project by Colton Edwards of Frankfort Troop…

Clinton Central Receives $15,000 Rural Education Grant

Clinton Central Schools has received a $15,000 STEM grant through America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education grant. With these funds, Clinton Central will be able to build on the success of the elementary robotics program and further develop the Junior/Senior High School robotics program. These funds will enable Clinton Central to host events in the future…

State Health Says 535 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana Department of Health Monday announced that 535 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 112,027 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…

Road Closure

Clinton County Central Dispatch is asking motorists to avoid Third Street between Armstrong and Sullivan for the next two hours due to Frankfort Water Works working in the area. That means the street should be open around 1:30 p.m. Monday afternoon.

‘Leading With 2020 Vision’ Monday, September 21

The WILO/Chamber of Commerce “Leading With 2020 Vision” series continued Monday morning with Clinton County Health Department Director Rodney Wann. “We should be cheering,” said Wann about our numbers decreasing. “We should be happy and encouraging at the same time. We definitely have been doing well the last few days. Unfortunately, we did have an…

Victims Identified in Sunday Plane Crash in Kokomo

At approximately 10:59 a.m. Sunday, the Howard County 911 dispatch center received phone calls of an airplane down and on fire near the Glenndale Airport (3460 S. 400 W. Kokomo). The airplane was last seen just north of the airstrip and was believed to be located in a cornfield on fire. Upon arrival, deputies discovered…

Hot Dogs Hang On For Non-Conference Win Over Satellites

Riley Goodnight rushed for 216 yards and a touchdown and quarterback Sam Michael threw for three touchdowns to lead Frankfort to a 34-31 non-conference road victory over South Central on Friday night. The victory improved the Hot Dogs to 3-2 on the season ahead of this Friday’s home game against Western Boone. Kickoff is set…

Gov. Holcomb Recognizes Child Passenger Safety Week

Gov. Eric J. Holcomb Monday issued a proclamation recognizing September 20-26 as Child Passenger Safety Week, which is dedicated to raising awareness about the importance of proper child seat safety. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes continue to be a leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. In fact,…

Rossville Runners Take Second in Class A at New Prairie Invite

Rossville placed four runners in the Top 20 Saturday at the New Prairie Invitational Class A cross country meet. The Hornets were led by a fourth-place overall finish from junior Preston Padgett. Sophomores Nick Shedron and Gabe Freeman were 10th and 19th respectively followed by freshman Charlie Thompson in 20th. The Rossville girls took seventh…