Clinton Prairie Hosts Annual FFA Petting Zoo Event

Around 650 Pre-Kindergarten through sixth grade students attended the annual FFA Petting Zoo at Clinton Prairie High School Thursday. “The elementary kids love it,” said Amber Bedwell, who is the agriculture teacher and FFA advisor at Clinton Prairie. “Rain or shine they come out here with a smile on their faces and they really enjoy…

Center Township of Clinton County Begins Payee Program

In an effort to further serve the citizens of Center Township, the Representative Payee Program will be implemented. The goal of this program has two areas of focus: increasing financial stability and housing stability. This free program ensures that the current needs of Social Security beneficiaries are met monthly.  This includes food, shelter, medical care…

Call for Artists for 38th Annual Art Show

The 38th Annual Friends Fine Art Exhibition and Sale is Nov. 9–12, 2018 at the Frankfort Community Public Library. This year’s theme is Ebb & Flow, and watercolors will be the featured medium.  We are now accepting submissions for all mediums 2D and 3D. If you would like to be considered for participation in this…

Joint Agency Investigation Results in Drug Arrests

On Tuesday, the Indiana State Police-Versailles All Crimes Policing Team along with the Bartholomew County Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team (Columbus Police Department and Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department) conducted a drug investigation in Columbus, Indiana that resulted in the arrest of two suspects on numerous drug related charges. One of the suspects was later determined to…

Clinton County Health Department Investigating Food-Borne Illness

The Clinton County Health Department and the Indiana State Department of Health are investigating multiple complaints about a potential food-borne illness outbreak in Frankfort. Jessica Fearnow with the Health Department says if you have become ill within the last 3-10 days after dining out, please contact 765-659-6385 ext. 1305. You will need to provide the…

Armored Truck Loses Cash All Over I-70 in Indianapolis

Around 9 a.m. Wednesday, the Indiana State Police Dispatch Center began receiving calls about money blowing all over the interstate and people trying to catch it. The incident occurred on I-70 near Sam Jones Expressway when the door of a Brinks armored truck opened, and packages of money fell onto the interstate. While some money…

Indiana Tops in Midwest For Business

Inside INdiana Business is reporting an annual survey of 300 chief executive officers ranks Indiana as the top state in the Midwest for doing business. Chief Executive magazine says Indiana also ranks fifth overall for the third consecutive year on the 2018 “Best States For Doing Business” list. The survey rates states based on criteria including taxes…

Farmers Bank Hosts Free Community Shred Day Saturday

Are you overwhelmed with papers you would like to get rid of?  The Farmers Bank regularly organizes these events for their hometown communities to raise awareness to the ongoing issues of identity theft protection and recycling. Each ton of paper recycled saves 26 trees and is used for future paper products.  In past events we’ve…