Community Events

The following is a list of community events going on in Frankfort and all of Clinton County:   The Colfax Historical Society is reaching out to people who started their education at Colfax Elementary and then continued their education at Clinton Prairie Junior/Senior High School. Earlier this year, the CHS contacted graduates of Colfax High…

Possibility of a White Christmas on the Horizon

Winter is officially upon us as of 11:28 a.m. Thursday. And, with the Christmas and New Year holidays right around the corner, it seems quite appropriate that this weekend’s forecast has the possibility of a White Christmas for those of us in west central and central Indiana. According to the National Weather Service, an approaching…

YMCA Offering New Services Starting in January

The Clinton County Family YMCA in Frankfort is in the process of trying to attract individuals to the facility with several new initiatives in the coming year. Some of the items are as follows: new cardio fitness equipment just arrived in the fitness center. a new Youth Activity Center opening will be held in late…

Frankfort Fortissimo Choir Spreads Christmas Cheer

Frankfort’s Fortissimo Choir Thursday stopped by Arborwood to perform for the Frankfort Rotary Club Noon Christmas party.  Santa (Shanta-Shan Sheridan) Claus and the Choir kept spirits bright at the gathering complete with sing-alongs and jokes from Santa on which Rotarians got coal for Christmas. The Frankfort Fortissimo Choir is comprised of Freshmen through Senior Students…

Kokomo Woman Dies in Cass County Crash

At approximately 10:15 p.m. Wednesday, officers from the Indiana State Police and the Cass County Sheriff’s Department responded to a single vehicle crash on U.S. 35 near Cass County Road 1150 South, in which a Kokomo woman died. The preliminary crash investigation by Trooper Matt Moon revealed that Heather Titus, 33, Kokomo, was driving a 2006…

Frankfort Police Department’s K9 Bane to Get Body Armor

Frankfort Police Department’s K9 Bane will receive a bullet and stab protective vest thanks to a charitable donation from non-profit organization Vested Interest in K9s, Inc. K9 Bane’s vest is sponsored by Dawn and Tom Horlacher of Frankfort, IN and will be embroidered with the sentiment “In memory of Sgt. Robert D. Maxey MCSD #158”.…

INDOT Offers Paid College Internships

The Indiana Department of Transportation is again accepting applications for Governor’s Summer Internships paying $11.30 per hour. The internships focus on many areas of study, including engineering, business, communications, finance, project management, and construction. INDOT is accepting resumes through Friday, Jan. 12 for more than 60 Governor’s Public Service Summer Internship positions at its offices…

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…