Lee Named Funeral Director at Goodwin and Archer Weston

Josh Lee is returning home to work with Goodwin and Archer Weston Funeral Homes. Lee is a 2005 Frankfort High School and Vincennes University graduate. He and his wife Matteson (Stoops) Lee lived in Brazil, Indiana since 2010, where he served his internship and as a licensed funeral director. He is one of less than 30…

IDOE Seeking to Expand Summer Meals Program

The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) is looking for schools and qualified community organizations to participate in the 2018 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). Organizations may also consider partnering with an existing sponsor such as a school corporation to open a meal service site in areas where children may lack good nutrition during the summer…

Bill on School Financial Flexibility Passes House

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a bill designed to give more financial flexibility to schools throughout the state has passed the Indiana House. House Bill 1167, authored by State Representative Tony Cook (R-32) would allow schools to transfer money from different funds to cover any necessary costs. Cook says schools currently have their funds separated into three…

Youth Trout Tournament Set for March 17 in TPA Park

Frankfort Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets has announced that the TPA Park Youth Trout Tournament will be held at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 17, at the Golf Course Pond in TPA Park. There are four age categories: Category ‘A’ (children ages up to 6 years old); Category ‘B’ (children ages 7-12 years old); Category ‘C’…

CSF Announce Dates for Kindergarten Registration

The Community Schools of Frankfort announces that its kindergarten registration will be held on Tuesday, April 3. Three times will be offered throughout the day at your home school (Blur Ridge Primary or Suncrest Elementary). Morning session is 8:30-10 a.m.; Afternoon Session is noon to 2 p.m.; and evening session is 5-7 p.m. Individuals need…

Bill Raising Age to Purchase Cigarettes Moves Forward

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a bill increasing the age to legally purchase cigarettes from 18 to 21 in Indiana has unanimously passed the Indiana House Public Health Committee. The measure, which no longer includes a cigarette tax increase, now moves to the full House for consideration. The cigarette tax issue will likely come back…

New Initiative Targets Veteran Employment

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Governor Eric Holcomb and Lieutenant Governor Suzanne Crouch have launched an effort designed to find jobs for veterans. The Next Level Veterans Initiative provides a “one-stop-shop” for veterans throughout the country looking for employment, training or housing in Indiana. The state has launched a website that provides information on available jobs in…

Sheriff’s Office Investigating Report of Gunshots Fired

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a report of gunshots fired near a residence in the 2800 block of East State Road 28 in Clinton County at approximately 12:54 on Sunday. Preliminary investigation revealed that subjects involved in the incident met at a house to complete a purchase that was initiated on the internet.…