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New Hunting Guide License Now Required

The Indiana General Assembly passed a new law this year that is now in effect (Senate Enrolled Act 363) requiring a Hunting Guide License for those that provide hunting guide services for money or other goods or services (barter or trade). The license costs $100 a year. The application for the license and monthly report…

Purchase of Indiana Rail Operations Nearing Completion

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that several short-line railroads in Indiana are now one step closer to new ownership. Shareholders of Illinois-based Pioneer Railcorp have approved the previously -announced merger with BRX Transportation Holdings LLC. Pioneer is the parent company of 15 short-line rail operations throughout the Midwest and southeast United States. Five of those…

Carroll County ORV Crash Ends in Arrest

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an Off-Road Vehicle (ORV) crash involving injury that occurred Sunday evening. Shortly after 5:15 p.m., Carroll County emergency dispatch received a 911 call from a witness who stated they observed a male subject roll his ORV in the intersection of Jackson Street and Stockton Street. The subject then fled into…

Significant Weather Advisory Issued for Clinton County

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Significant Weather Advisory for southeastern Tippecanoe, Clinton, northern Boone and northeastern Montgomery counties until 5:15 p.m. Sunday. At 4:25 p.m., Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm nine miles south of Lafayette, moving east at 30 mph. Half inch hail and wind gusts up to 55…

Two Dead in Four Vehicle Crash on Interstate 70

Just after 5:30 p.m. on Friday, July 19, emergency crews responded to a four vehicle accident on Interstate 70 that claimed the lives of two individuals and sent one individual to Regional Hospital. Preliminary investigation by the Indiana State Police indicates that a semi-tractor trailer was disabled alongside Interstate 70 in the emergency lane near…

2019 Clinton County Water Ball Tournament

The Johnson Township Fire Department hosted the annual water ball tournament this year at the fairgrounds. 6 departments made up 14 teams from across Indiana. This is a great training for the firemen and an even better way to have a little fun and enjoy some camaraderie with fellow fireman from around the state. After…

Local Author Book Signing Event Scheduled for July 27

Published contemporary romance novelist Laurie Sparks-Sellers will have a book signing at Frankie’s Café & Coffee Shop during the Hot Dog Festival. Please visit Laurie from 2-4 p.m. at 62 East Clinton Street on Saturday, July 27. She is author of LEATHER HORIZONS, PRIVATE PURSUITS, and THE MINK WRAP IN THE ATTIC and writes under…

Community Events

The public is invited to donate school supplies for Clinton County schools at Stuff the Bus on Wednesday, July 31, from 5-7 p.m. in the Frankfort Walmart Parking Lot. Each school (Frankfort, The Crossing, Clinton Central, Clinton Prairie and Rossville) will provide a school bus that evening for everyone to fill with popular and needed…

Final Day for 2019 Clinton County 4-H Fair is Today

Saturday is the final day of this year’s Clinton County 4-H Fair. The carnival is open 5-11 p.m. Home Cooked Meals at the Fair Hoops Restaurant is having Home Cooked Meals at the Clinton County Fair. Meals will be available in the Edward Jones Community Building from 4-9 p.m. or until sold out. Menu is…