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Kirklin Community Easter Egg Hunt

Story contributor Pamela Clements The Kirklin Hoosier 4-H Club along with The Kirklin Volunteer Fire and EMS sponsored the annual community Easter Egg Hunt. It was held April 20, 2019 at the Kirklin Town Park. Almost 100 children ranging from zero to twelve braved the chilly damp morning for over 3000 eggs. There were plenty…

High School Sports Schedule April 22-27

Monday, April 22 FRANKFORT — vs. Rossville, 5:30 p.m.; Girls’ tennis at Western Boone, 5 p.m. CLINTON CENTRAL — Baseball at Northwestern, 4:45 p.m.; Softball at Faith Christian, 5 p.m. CLINTON PRAIRIE — Baseball vs. Western Boone, 5 p.m.; Boys’ golf vs. Sheridan and Western Boone, 4:30 p.m. ROSSVILLE — Baseball vs. Faith Christian, 5…

Bacon Appointed to ICJI Board of Trustees by Governor

Frankfort Police Chief Troy Bacon was appointed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb on Wednesday to the Board of Trustees of the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI). Bacon was appointed to the board which consists of John Boyd (LaPorte County Sheriff), Doug Carter (Superintendent, Indiana State Police), Rob Carter (Commissioner, Indiana Department of Correction), Bernice Corley…

ISP Will Announce New Direction in Delphi Murders Case

According to a press release, Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter will be making an announcement of behalf of the Multi-Agency Taskforce on Monday in Delphi. The briefing will be given at the Canal Center, 1030 N. Washington St., Delphi, beginning at noon. Doors will open at 11:30 a.m. The media briefing will focus on…

Call for Help Leads to Domestic Violence Arrest

At approximately 5:13 a.m. on Thursday, Frankfort Police were dispatched to a domestic in the 600 Block of Railroad Street.  Upon arriving, Officers found a female victim who had fled the residence. Officers were alerted that the suspect was still in the house with children. Entry was made but the suspect had fled prior to…

Boogie Woogie Kid Coming to Library on May 4

The Friends of the Frankfort Library are excited to present the Boogie Woogie Kid on May 4 at 2 p.m. in the Elizabeth O’Rear Skanta Theatre. Theatre doors will open at 1:30 p.m. This concert is appropriate for all ages and would be a great family event.  Tickets are $13 each and can be purchased…

Colts Announce 2019 Regular Season Schedule

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the 2019 NFL schedule is out and the Indianapolis Colts will play in several high-profile games. All three of the Colts’ 2019 prime time games will be on the road against defending division champions. The Colts will be featured three times in prime time this year: The first is…

Ivy Tech and University of Virginia Ink Transfer Partnership

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Ivy Tech Community College and University of Virginia have announced a new partnership. The agreement allows Ivy Tech students who complete the Liberal Arts Associate in Arts or Associate in Science program to continue on with an online Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies through the University of Virginia. “The UVA…

Frankfort Mayoral Endorsements Announced for May Primary

The Frankfort Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #69 voted Thursday to endorse Chris McBarnes for Mayor of the City of Frankfort in the upcoming election. Last weekend, Clinton County Sheriff Rich Kelly announced he is endorsing Frankfort City Councilman Lewis Wheeler for Mayor of the City of the Frankfort. Earlier, former Frankfort Mayor Chris Pippenger…

Kokomo Middle School Student Arrested for Gun on Bus

At approximately 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Kokomo School Corporation officials were notified that a Bon Air Middle School student was in possession of a gun on a school bus this afternoon. School officials immediately notified the Kokomo Police Department and the student was arrested for Possession of a Handgun on School Property, a Level 6 Felony,…