Study: Downtown Indy Spending Power Doubles

A new study released by the Indy Chamber suggests a bright future for retailers in downtown Indianapolis. The study, “Downtown Indianapolis Retail Spending Power,” was conducted by Chicago-based real estate research and advisory firm Hunden Strategic Partners and shows the total retail spending power of downtown residents, employees, students and visitors hit nearly $500 million in 2018,…

Man Dies After Jumping Into Water From Cliff in Cass County

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a suspected drowning that occurred Wednesday afternoon at France Park (Cass County Parks Department) in Cass County. At approximately 1:50 p.m., Cass County 911 received a report of a man in the water. A man and a woman kayaking nearby heard a man yell to them from a rock ledge…

Mitchell Named New Frankfort School Board Member

Mandi Mitchell was sworn in as a new board member for the Community Schools of Frankfort Tuesday night. “I am from Frankfort, I graduated from Frankfort and my family graduated from Frankfort,” said Mitchell when asked why she pursued this position. “In a world where kids seem to be told you can’t do this and…

Six Counties Selected for Duke Energy’s Site Readiness Program

Developing and promoting the economic and social growth of a community, state or region is rewarding, long-term work. That’s why Duke Energy and its predecessor companies in Indiana have been front and center in helping grow the communities we serve. That vital work continues in 2019 as Duke Energy has selected six locations in Indiana…

Summer Reading Program Getting Ready for Kick Off

The Frankfort Community Public Library and Clinton County Contractual Libraries announce the kick off for Summer Reading 2019: A Universe of Stories. The Summer Reading Program promotes literacy with several programs and prizes available to community members of all ages. The festivities will launch at a Kick-Off Carnival, Sat., June 1 from 2-4 p.m. at…

Noxious Weed Ordinance Amended By City Council

On Monday evening, the Frankfort City Common Council approved amending the noxious weed ordinance to allow for more expeditious enforcement and removal of excessively overgrown weeds and grass. According to Chief Troy Bacon, “In January the City Code Enforcement division was transitioned to the police department. As a result, several city ordinances needed to be…

Send Silence Packing Sends Powerful Message to Attendees

Students from three different school districts in Clinton County along with many adults got an education on something that is not suppose to be talked about in society — mental illness. Greeted by over 1,000 backpacks from those who have committed suicide locally and nationally, the Send Silence Packing tour made a stop in Frankfort…

Michigan Manufacturer Plans Production in Boone County

Opus Packaging Group, a corrugated packaging and supplies manufacturer, announced plans today to establish operations in Whitestown, creating up to 43 new jobs by the end of 2022. “As a state, we’re working hard to maintain a pro-growth business climate that supports job growth and attracts new companies like Opus Packaging from across the country and…