‘Leading With 2020 Vision’ Tuesday, August 4

The WILO/Chamber of Commerce “Leading With 2020 Vision” series continued Tuesday morning with Purdue Extension Agriculture Educator Adam Shanks. Asked how he thought the fair went, Shanks replied, “In my mind, I thought it went really well. We had tremendous support from everybody that worked the gates and helped check in and make sure we…

CSF: High School Staff Member Tests Positive for COVID-19

On Tuesday morning, the Community Schools of Frankfort released the following statement regarding a member of their personnel. “Community Schools of Frankfort teachers returned to work on Friday, July 31, the first of four teacher workdays to prepare for the upcoming school year. On Friday afternoon, we were made aware that a high school staff…

CC Foundation Accepting Applications for 2021 Lilly Program

The Clinton County Community Foundation is now accepting applications online for the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship Program. The scholarship is open to Clinton County residents who graduate from an accredited Indiana high school by 2021, and receive their diploma no later than June 30, 2021. Details related to conditions of the award, eligibility, selection…

Positive Cases Results in Clinton County Causing Concern

Concern is mounting in Clinton County over the increase in the number of positive coronavirus cases over the weekend. “Fortunately, the state is worse off than we are,” said Clinton County Health Department Director Rodney Wann. “We are certainly trying to avoid that. Obviously, as all of us know, we would rather not see that…

‘Leading With 2020 Vision’ Monday, August 3

The WILO/Chamber of Commerce “Leading With 2020 Vision” series continued Monday morning with Clinton County Health Department Director Rodney Wann. “Unfortunately, the state’s in worse shape than we are,” said Wann. “We are certainly trying to avoid that. Obviously, as all of us know we would rather not see that again ad the key is…

Five Vehicle Crash on Interstate 65 Kills One Sunday Night

At approximately 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Whitestown Metropolitan Police Officers, Boone County Sheriff’s Deputies, and multiple Boone County Fire/EMS agencies were dispatched to a fully engulfed semi-tractor trailer fire near the 131.8-mile marker on I-65 southbound. Responding agencies determined the fire was a result of a motor vehicle collision involving two semi-tractor trailers and three passenger…

IHA: Pandemic Putting Rural Hospitals at Risk

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the American Hospital Association is projecting that hospitals and health systems throughout the country could lose more than $320 billion this year as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Indiana, it is estimated that eight rural hospitals are at risk for closing this year. A recent report from the…

Holcomb Announces Next Round of Bus Safety Patrols

Governor Eric J. Holcomb Monday announced that more than 200 law enforcement agencies will be conducting extra patrols to safeguard students as they get on and off the bus this fall. Over the next couple of months, officers will be positioned along bus stops and routes looking for stop-arm violations and motorists driving dangerously. The…

State Health Says 582 More Hoosiers Have COVID-19

The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH) Monday announced that 582 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings to 68,433 the total number of Indiana residents known to have the novel coronavirus following corrections to the previous day’s…