CSF Board Approves 2018 Budget

The Community Schools of Frankfort Board of Education approved their 2018 budget Tuesday night “The board approved our budget numbers and our preliminary tax rates,” said Community Schools of Frankfort Superintendent Don DeWeese. “Those budget numbers are high and our rates are high.” The district adopted budget is $33,568,677 with $23,446,939 being in the general…

NCAA Commission to Target ‘Bad Actors’ in Basketball

Inside INdiana Business is reporting the Indianapolis-based NCAA has launched action it says will remove “bad actors” from college basketball. President Mark Emmert says the organization has created a Commission on College Basketball that will be chaired by Condoleezza Rice in an effort to break the “culture of silence” in the game that has enabled…

High School Football Continues on WILO, Shine TV

riday night marks the final night of the regular high school football season and WILO AM/FM and Shine 99 TV will be there for a pair of games. Don Stock and Karl Kercheval will be at Clinton Prairie as the Gophers try to get above the .500 mark with a victory against visiting Eastern. Game…

Phone System at Clinton Central Compromised

The Clinton Central School Corporation announced Wednesday afternoon they have received information that their phone system has been compromised. A report has been filed with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office and the phone company has blocked the system to prevent further access. If you receive a call stating it has originated from the Clinton Central…

Tatum Terminated as Frankfort Parks Superintendent

The following is a statement from Mayor Chris McBarnes and Clerk-Treasurer Judy Sheets on financial variances at the Frankfort Parks Department and termination of Parks Superintendent Joel Tatum Financial variances have been brought to the attention of Frankfort City officials related to the operations of the Parks Department. As the chief executive officer and chief…

Chamber Hosting Homebuyers Roundtable

The Clinton County Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ‘First Time Homebuyers Roundtable’ on Thursday, October 19, at 6:30 p.m. at Primera Iglesia Bautista located at 300 E. Clinton St., in Frankfort. Thinking about buying a house? Think buying on contract is a good idea? How does credit affect buying? What does a home inspection…

FedEx Planning Big Greenwood Hub

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) has announced plans to build a $259 million small-package distribution center in Greenwood. Speaking before the Greenwood Redevelopment Commission Tuesday, officials said the 608,000-square-foot facility could create up to 455 jobs, most of them part-time. The commission voted to recommend the Greenwood City Council approve a…

Clinton County Council Approves 2018 Budget

The Clinton County Council approved their 2018 budget on Tuesday. County Council President Alan Dunn said this was a good budget that was aided by two big changes. “There were two things that really made this year a smooth year,” said Dunn. “One was the increase that we recently did in the Public Safety Income…

City Asked to Sell Veterans Park to Center Township

Center Township Trustee Kevin Evans made a presentation to the Frankfort City Council Monday night regarding the possibility of the city selling Veterans Park to Center Township. “First and foremost, it’s got to be there for our veterans,” said Mayor Chris McBarnes. “All the events, all the tributes we pay to them there cannot change.…