Clinton County Under Wind Advisory on Thursday

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Wind Advisory for portions of central, east central, north central, south central, southwest and west central Indiana, including Clinton County, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday. Southwest winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts to 50 mph are expected. Besides Clinton, other affected areas include…

Lane Shifts on I-65 Coming Over Wabash River Bridge

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces on Friday, November 20 to watch for construction crews as they will be moving concrete barrier wall on the I-65 Wabash River Bridge. Traffic will be shifted back into the I-65 northbound permanent lanes and I-65 southbound will be shifted into the median travel lanes for the winter months.…

Cost of Thanksgiving Staples See Price Hike Amid Pandemic

Thanksgiving, like most of 2020, is going to be different for families this year. Food prices mirror the uncertainty and volatility that the global pandemic introduced to general life. “While many of the food prices have come back down off the spikes in late spring and early summer, retail food prices remain significantly higher now…

Farmers Bank and One80 Recovery Partner on Challenge

The Farmers Bank’s Board of Directors has authorized a $75,000 challenge grant for ONE80 Recovery Resources. This challenge grant will match dollar-for-dollar new donations from donors who wish to make a contribution to ONE80 Recovery Resources between November 10, 2020 and March 1, 2021. The Farmers Bank will match dollar-for-dollar new funds donated* up to…

Wainscott Wins Good Citizen Contest Held by DAR

The Captain Harmon Aughe Chapter of the National Daughters of the American Revolution held its Good Citizen Contest on Nov. 12. The winner of the contest was Taryn Nicole Wainscott of Rossville High School. The other participants were Kailie Burnette of Clinton Central High School, Sydney Ann Cesare of Frankfort High School and Luke Longnecker…

Special Needs Annual Prom

Story contributor Crissy Earl.   This past Saturday was the 3rd Annual Special Needs Prom, hosted by The Clinton County Autism Support Group and sponsored by The Clinton County Fair Council & The ARC of Clinton County. The theme this year was “Masquerade Nights”. Roughly 25 people attended for a night of food, dancing, and…

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Assembles Soldier Packages

On Wednesday, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with the Yellow Ribbon Support Foundation in Cincinnati, OH, our jail commissary vendor and elementary schools to assemble care packages for our soldiers deployed overseas. Approximately 20 people, including inmates, staff and volunteers spent nearly an hour, packaging 250 individual packages! Combined Public Communications, our phone,…

IU Health Updates Temporary Visitor Guidelines

In response to increased COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations across the state, Indiana University Health is updating its temporary visitor guidelines to minimize the risk of infection within its facilities and keep patients, families and team members safe. Effective Nov. 19, 2020, no visitors will be permitted in IU Health hospitals and facilities. Some exceptions are…

Traffic Stop Leads to Arrest of Marion Woman for Drugs

Tuesday night, a traffic stop by Indiana State Police Trooper Edward Titus led to the arrest of Amber Baty, 25, Marion.  Baty was incarcerated in the Grant County Jail to face criminal charges for possession of methamphetamine, possession of a narcotic drug, unlawful possession of a syringe, synthetic identity deception, and possession of drug paraphernalia.…