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Clinton Central Swimmers Capture Conference Championships

The Clinton Central boys’ and girls’ swimmers keep racking up Hoosier Heartland Conference championships. On Saturday, the boys won their fifth straight conference crown and the girls captured their second straight. There wasn’t a conference meet in 2015. The boys had four conference records. The 200 medley relay team of Colton Payne, Owen Smith, Erik…

School Safety Commission Hears NWS Presentation

Severe weather is always a major concern for school and public officials throughout the year. Between 45 and 50 individuals received an update on how best to handle that situation during a meeting of the Clinton County School Safety Commission in Frankfort on Friday. “Always keep an eye and an ear out for the weather…

Three Arrested Following Armed Robbery in Whitestown

On Saturday, Whitestown Metropolitan Police Officers were made aware of a possible armed robbery that occurred at a truck stop in Whitestown. Boone County Dispatch informed us that the Indiana State Police District 52 received a 911 call by the victim reporting an armed robbery occurred, and ISP Troopers were searching the interstate for a…

Frankfort Defeats Clinton Central

Frankfort defeated Clinton Central in Case Arena Saturday evening in a close game by the score of 77-73. Trey Frazier was top scorer for Frankfort with 21 points,Cameron Williams added 16, Jade Ayers 13, Arod Valdes Sandoval added 11, Landen Mejia with 9,and Riley Goodnight added 7 rounding out the top scorers for Frankfort. Clinton…

Huge Crowd Attends Annual Purdue Extension Dinner

Approximately 125 individuals attended the annual Clinton County Purdue Extension dinner Wednesday night in the Edward Jones Community 4-H Building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds. The topic of the evening was the “Showcase of Excellence” where individuals were shown the impact that is done in four specific programs — 4-H Youth Development, Agriculture and Natural…

Artwork of Stephanie Pogue in the Hubbard Gallery

The Friends of the Frankfort Library are pleased to announce the upcoming exhibit in the Anna & Harlan Hubbard Gallery will be Arabesque, featuring Differential Viscosity Color Prints by African American Artist Stephanie E. Pogue. This exhibit is free and open to the public during regular library hours February 1 to March 31.  A public…

Community Events

Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition is sponsoring a blood drive on Friday, February 7, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at IU Hospital, Frankfort on the third floor. Walk-ins are always welcome but a scheduled appointment is even better. It takes about one hour and there are refreshments provided and lots of good moral…

Clinton Central Defeats Frankfort in Dual Swim Meet

Clinton Central swept the boys’ and girls’ swimming meet Thursday night against Frankfort in Michigantown. Central won the boys’ meet 129-51 and the girls were victorious 112-71. Boys’ Result Clinton Central 129, Frankfort 51 200 Medley Relay — 1. Clinton Central (Colton Payne, Owen Smith, Erik McCarty, Blake Mosbaugh) 1:51.08; 2. Frankfort 2:01.46; 3. Clinton…

High School Sports Schedule January 25 – February 1

Saturday, January 25 FRANKFORT — Boys’ basketball vs. Clinton Central, 7:30 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Boys’ basketball at Frankfort, 7:30 p.m.; Wrestling, Hoosier Heartland Conference at Clinton Central, 9 a.m.; Boys’ and girls’ swimming, Hoosier Heartland Conference at Clinton Central, 9 a.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Boys’ basketball vs. Attica, 7:30 p.m.; Wrestling, Hoosier Heartland Conference…

State Road 26 Near CR 650 East Closed Due to Accident

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced that per Duke Energy, State Road 26 near County Road 650 East will remain closed for the next five hours due to traffic accident earlier (Saturday morning) involving a downed pole and downed lines. That means the road could be opened between 4 and 5 p.m. Saturday afternoon.