Quick Work by Staff Aids Suncrest Student

A little over a week ago on Monday, December 11, a first grader at Suncrest Elementary School was going through the lunch line when the cafeteria supervisors noticed something wasn’t quite right with the little girl. “Our food service people noticed this little girl wasn’t her usual self,” said Community Schools of Frankfort Superintendent Don…

Global Engineering Firm Expanding Automotive Operations in Central Indiana

thyssenkrupp Presta North America, LLC (thyssenkrupp Steering), a manufacturer of steering systems for the automotive industry, announced plans today to expand its central Indiana operations, establishing a new technology center and creating up to 64 new jobs by 2020. “Global companies like thyssenkrupp continue to turn to Indiana and our Hoosier workforce to develop new…

Rodibaugh Named New Central Elementary Principal

The Clinton Central School Corporation has named Clinton Central Elementary School Assistant Principal Jeremy Rodibaugh as the new elementary school principal effective January 1. Superintendent Ralph Walker said he likes to promote from within. “Jeremy is an outstanding leader and has great vision,” said Walker. “He wants to make this the best elementary school in…

Lilly Endowment Grant to Help Wabash Heartland Innovation Network Foster Economic Ecosystem

Lilly Endowment Inc. has approved a $38.9 million grant to Northwest Central Indiana Community Partnership Inc. to help the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN) create and implement a plan to foster a prosperous economic ecosystem in northwest central Indiana. WHIN’s goal is to make the 10-county region, which includes Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery,…

Lions Club Presents Christmas Gifts to Parkview Home

Frankfort Lions Club members brought food for the Salvation Army food pantry to the club’s Christmas party instead of exchanging gifts. In addition, it was agreed to give $20 worth of gift cards to all 23 of the residents at the Parkview Home in Frankfort. The gift cards and the 100 pounds plus of food…

Commissioners Appoint Pearson to Fair Council

The Clinton County Commissioners announced the appointment of Lorita Pearson to the Clinton County Fair Council Monday. The Commissioners are also seeking individuals to fill positions on Clinton County appointed boards. Positions needed are: Board of Health — 4-Year Term — 2 positions needed; Alcoholic Beverage Board — 1-Year Term — 1 position needed; Board…

Southbound I-65 Now Open After Vehicle Fire

State Police have announced that all lanes southbound at the 158-mile marker of Interstate 65 are now open. Traffic is still backed up the 166-mile marker. Police anticipate that it will take some time to clear up. They say to proceed with caution. The reason for this is a vehicle fire that shut down southbound…

Colfax Historical Society Looking For Colfax School Connections

The Colfax Historical Society is reaching out to people who started their education at Colfax Elementary and then continued their education at Clinton Prairie Jr/Sr High School. Earlier this year, the CHS contacted graduates of Colfax High School, asking them for their support of the Colfax Historical Society. The current focus is “an outreach to…

Clinton Prairie Educators Earn CF Industries Classroom Minigrants

Thanks to a donation from CF Industries’ Classroom Minigrant Program, students in Clinton Prairie Elementary Schools will: Learn about the life-cycle of insects and woodland animals ; Build a frog, race car or seismograph to explore the process of design Use STEM Learning Kits to gain knowledge about Scientific principles; and Explore Urban Water Quality…