Veteran’s Day Program Schedule Announced

The schedule for the annual Veteran’s Day Program in downtown Frankfort has been set for 10:45 a.m. Monday, November 11 at Veterans Park. The schedule of events is as follows: Master of Ceremonies — Mel Betts, American Legion Post 12 Invocation — Ken Rushing, New Lift Assembly of God National Anthem — Jacque Clements Pledge…

Lebanon Resident Critically Injured in Crash

At approximately 8:33 a.m. Sunday, the Lebanon Police Department, Boone County Sheriff’s Office, Indiana State Police, Lebanon Fire Department, Whitestown Fire Department, and Boone County EMS were dispatched to collision on Interstate 65 northbound at the 138 mile-marker exit ramp. Officers arrived to find a single vehicle that had left the interstate and was found…

Helicopter Incident Being Investigated at XPO Logistics

At approximately 1:26 p.m. Sunday, the Lebanon Police Department, Lebanon Fire Department, Center Township Fire Department, and Boone County EMS were dispatched to XPO Logistics, located at 135 South Mt. Zion Road, for a possible helicopter crash. Arriving officers located a 1958 Sikorsky S-58JT Helicopter that had come into contact with a semi-trailer that was…

Hazardous Weather Alert Issued for Clinton County

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for central Indiana, including Clinton County. Besides Clinton, other affected counties are Carroll, Warren, Tippecanoe, Howard, Fountain, Montgomery, Boone, Tipton, Hamilton, Madison, Delaware, Randolph, Vermillion, Parke, Putnam, Hendricks, Marion, Hancock, Henry, Vigo, Clay, Owen, Morgan, Johnson, Shelby, Rush, Sullivan, Greene, Monroe, Brown, Bartholomew,…

Drug Take Back Organizers Happy With Event

After having to postpone the Drug Take Back event scheduled for October 26 due to the rainy weather that hit the area, organizers of the event wasn’t sure what to expect when the date was rescheduled for Saturday, which was cold and windy, but sunny. “Actually, it’s beyond my expectations,” said Youth Rise Coordinator Amy…

Clinton Prairie Downs Fountain Central in Season Opener

Katie Blacker scored 12 points and Tynlie Neal added 11 as Clinton Prairie opened the season with a 65-16 victory over Fountain Central Thursday night in Veedersburg. Prairie jumped out to a 14-3 lead after one quarter and increased it to 40-8 by halftime. The Gophers were also able to force 40 turnovers. Rebekah Lloyd…

Frankfort Schools Closing on November 19

Community Schools of Frankfort Superintendent Don DeWeese has announced that he has decided to close school on Tuesday, November 19, so that their teachers, staff and parents can attend the Red for Ed Rally at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. DeWeese added they will use Monday, January 20, 2020, as their make-up day. CSF joins Clinton…

Center of Hope at IU Health Arnett to Celebrate Anniversary

Opened in November 2018, the Indiana University Health Arnett Center of Hope is dedicated to caring for victims of sexual assault, domestic violence, child abuse and other violent crimes by providing compassionate, patient-centered, trauma-informed care delivered by highly skilled forensic nurses who perform forensic examinations. The one-year celebration will be held on Tuesday, November 12…