Driver Dies in Overnight Crash on I-465

A 37 year old Indianapolis man died after a crash on I-465 near East Street early Thursday morning. Shortly before 2 a.m. emergency crews were called to the westbound lanes of I-465 at the 1.7 mile marker for a single vehicle crash. Callers told 911 dispatchers a vehicle had struck a guardrail, crossed through a…

City Seeking Second Opinion on Police Building

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes announced Tuesday night that the City of Frankfort will be seeking a second opinion on the proposed renovation project for the Frankfort Police Department. “We want to stay aggressive with this project,” said McBarnes. “But for now, we’re going to hit the pause button in terms of actually voting on a…

City Announces Holiday Trash Pick Up Schedule

Since Friday is a City holiday, there will be no trash collection December 22 with a double pick up on Thursday, December 21 for residents in the southeast and northeast sections of town on the Thursday and Friday collection routes.   With Monday, December 25 also being a City holiday, there will be no trash…

Traffic Stop Nets More Than 100 Pounds of Marijuana

Tuesday morning around 11 a.m. a trooper with the Indiana State Police Drug Enforcement Section stopped a Toyota minivan for speeding on I-70 east bound at the 95.2 mile marker. This is just west of the Mount Comfort Road exit in Greenfield. The traffic stop quickly turned from an infraction to a felony when the…

12-Year-Old Dies in Miami County Crash

At approximately 8 a.m. Tuesday, officers from the Indiana State Police, the Miami County Sheriff’s Department, and the Peru Police Department responded to a three vehicle crash at the intersection of U.S. 24 and Broadway Street, in which a 12-year-old Miami County girl was killed. The preliminary crash investigation by Indiana State Police Sergeant Rick…

Frankfort Traffic Safety Partnership Making Sure Roads Safer for Holiday Travel

Over a 24-day period, officers from the Frankfort Police Department and Clinton County Sheriff’s Office issued 38 citations and made 12 arrests to make our roads safer for families traveling this Thanksgiving and holiday season. Federal highway safety funds administered by the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute supported overtime patrols for more than 230 law-enforcement agencies…

Wabash County Traffic Stop Leads to Drug Arrest

At approximately 7:38 p.m. Tuesday, a traffic stop by Indiana State Trooper Doug Weaver led to the arrest of Joshua Cobb, 20, Fort Wayne. Trooper Weaver initiated a traffic stop on a 2012 Chevrolet passenger car for allegedly exceeding the posted speed limit on U.S. 24 near Wabash County 700 West. While Trooper Weaver was…

51 W. Has First Light

The lights went on this morning for the first scheduled event at 51 W and the last Clinton County Chamber of Commerce board meeting of the year. The venue for the Chamber board meeting Tuesday morning was at 51 W.  The entire building is not done yet, but the front meeting room was a perfect…

USB Hears Report on Water Treatment Plants

The Utility Service Board heard a report Monday night on the current and future status of the water treatments plants from Wessler Engineering. USB Chairman Mike Kelley was asked his thoughts on the report. “It’s really not much of an advantage for us to even think about probably rehabilitating what we call the McKinley Avenue…