All-Star Game to Showcase State’s Greatest Export

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that community leaders say Wednesday’s announcement that the 2021 NBA All-Star Weekend is coming to Indianapolis shows that sports, particularly basketball, continue to be a major economic driver.Governor Eric Holcomb is promising a “world-class event,” with help from partners including Visit Indiana, Visit Indy and Indiana Sports Corp. The game is…

McBarnes Pens Statement on Sandy Hook Anniversary

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes has issued a statement on the anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn: With today marking the fifth anniversary of the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, I ask you to join me in remembering the 20 innocent children and six staff…

FHS Students Getting Laptops for 1 to 1 Initiative

Frankfort High School officials said Tuesday night they will start handing out laptops to students on Friday as part of their 1 to 1 education initiative. Superintendent Don DeWeese said four meetings have been held with parents which represents about 650 students regarding what the program is along with what the parent and student responsibilities…

Holiday Heroes to Make Holidays Better for Area Families

Thanks to the caring partnership between Frankfort firefighters and representatives from the Clinton County Boys & Girls Club, three area families will have toys, clothes, food and daily living staples to enjoy this holiday season.   According to Fire Chief John Kirby, for the past three years, firefighters have adopted three families so each of…

FHS Student Named Lilly Endowment Scholarship Winner

One Clinton County students has been named a recipient of a four-year, full-tuition scholarship as the Clinton County Community Foundation 2018 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar. Elizabeth Rhoda, daughter of Douglas and Regina Rhoda, will receive full tuition to an accredited public or private nonprofit Indiana university or college of her choice and a $900 yearly…

Large Fire Breaks Out at Livengood Pallet Service

A large fire broke out at the Livengood Pallet Service on State Road 28 Tuesday night. Several departments were called to battle the fire, which happened around 7 p.m. Nearly 50 firefighters responded and tankers had to bring water to the scene. The fire closed State Road 28 at 900 West most of the night.…

Businesses to Create 30,000 Plus Jobs in Indiana

Today, Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced the end of a record-breaking year for economic development with the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC) securing 293 commitments from companies across the country and around the world to locate or grow in Indiana. Together, these businesses plan to invest more than $7.04 billion in their Indiana operations and…

Pacers Gaming Debuts NBA 2K Team

Pacers Sports & Entertainment has unveiled the name and logo for its NBA 2K League esports team. Pacers Gaming, which will include a roster of five players, becomes the fourth franchise under the PS&E umbrella, along with the Indiana Pacers, Indiana Fever and Fort Wayne Mad Ants. The Pacers Gaming roster will be selected in March…

Indiana Schools Get ‘C’ in Teaching Personal Finance

High schools in the state of Indiana earned a C Tuesday (12/12) for teaching personal finance. The grade was in “Is Your State Making the Grade?  The 2017 Report Card on State Efforts to Improve Financial Literacy in High Schools.” The report card, prepared by Champlain College’s Center for Financial Literacy, grades each of the 50 U.S. states…