City Relaunching Safer Seniors Program in June

Frankfort senior citizens, disabled veterans, and physically challenged residents can benefit from a program that is relaunching to help these community members with their yards and the exterior of their homes, announced Mayor Chris McBarnes. A companion program to the Fire and Police Departments’ Safer Seniors Program, the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program involves Frankfort’s Building…

Study: Immigrants Having a Positive Impact on Indiana

Despite fears that immigrants drive down wages and hinder Indiana’s economy, these newcomers should have a positive impact on the state – particularly in rural areas – for the foreseeable future, according to a new report from Ball State University. “Fiscal, Economic, & Social Effects of Immigration in the Hoosier State,” found that  25 percent…

Ribbon Cutting Officially Welcomes Aviary Back to Frankfort: VIDEOS

After not having its bird aviary available for the past few years, the Frankfort Parks Department officially got its facility back and going Thursday afternoon with a ribbon cutting ceremony held at TPA Park. “I believe that this will be another gem built in the Gem City,” said Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes. “It’s another amenity…

Clinton Prairie Motorsports Has Great Day at Speedway

The Clinton Prairie Motorsports team built and ran two karts in the World Finals on May 15 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Kart #65 driven by Brady Myers won the pole over 28 other karts and went on to win the 25 lap feature race.  Kart #72 driven by Cody Criswell did a great job…

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued Until 7 P.M. Tonight

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 7 p.m. this evening for nine counties in central Indiana, including Clinton County. Besides Clinton, other affected areas are Boone, Carroll, Fountain, Montgomery, Parke, Vermillion and Warren. This watch includes the cities of Attica, Clinton, Covington, Crawfordsville, Delphi, Fairview Park, Flora, Frankfort,…

Mulberry Library Unveiling New Addition Saturday

The Mulberry Library has a new addition! A kinetic piece of artwork, or mobile, was installed alongside two new ceiling fans over the front desk area. This moving sculpture, entitled “Creative  Continuum: Part 2,” was created by glass artist Kim VanArsdell as a companion piece to the stained glass windows she created that encircle the…

Library Hosting Getting the Most from Ancestry DNA

Steven Frank of the Central Indiana DNA Interest Group will give a workshop entitled “Getting the Most from AncestryDNA” at the Frankfort Community Public Library on Saturday, June 22, 10-11:30 a.m. in the Lower Level Meeting Room.  This workshop will explore the various features of AncestryDNA and help you understand everything your DNA results have…

Frankfort Fire Department Conducting Controlled Burn

The Frankfort Fire Department will be conducting controlled burns at 457 N. Hoke Ave. starting Thursday, May 16 and ending Friday, May 24. Firefighters will begin setting fires in the vacant house. These fires will be extinguished and relit throughout each day. During the controlled burn, smoke will be visible throughout the area. Smoke will…