Fowler Man Injured in Tree Stand Fall

Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a tree stand fall that occurred last evening in Warren County. Just after 5:30 pm, first responders were dispatched to the 1900 block W and 100 N for a male who had sustained injuries in a tree stand fall. Michael Wirtz (63) of Fowler was checking his hang on tree…

Ohio and Green Streets Scheduled for Milling

With Columbia and Clinton Streets milled Monday, Milestone Contractors’ crews will mill Ohio and Green Streets today, with the possibility of Burlington Avenue milled as well if time permits. According to Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe, crews will pave Rossville Avenue from Morrison Street to Green Street, then Paris Street from the dead end to John…

Farmers Bank Announces Saturday Hours at Main Branch

The Farmers Bank is pleased to announce that it will expand the retail banking hours at the main office located at 9 East Clinton Street in Frankfort, to include Saturday mornings from 9 a.m. to noon, beginning Saturday, November 4. We will offer all retail and business teller services at the main office on Saturday…

Kokomo Rescue Mission Begins Red Ribbon Christmas

Christmas is coming, and so is the opportunity to apply for Kokomo Rescue Mission’s Red Ribbon Christmas Outreach. Rescue Mission volunteers will take applications on Tuesday, November 7, Tuesday, November 14, and Thursday, November 16 from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at The Paul Phillippe Resource Center (401 West Walnut St. in Frankfort). To qualify, applicants must present…

Governor: I-465 Will Not Be Part of Tolling Study

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Governor Eric Holcomb is asking the Indiana Department of Transportation to clarify the state’s efforts to study the possibility of tolling on Hoosier interstates. The governor says the I-465 corridor in Indianapolis and other similar loop interstates will not be apart of any strategic plans on tolling. INDOT has…

IU Marks Fundraising Milestone, Raises Campaign Goal

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Indiana University says it has topped the $2 billion mark with more than two years remaining in its bicentennial fundraising campaign. The school says it has raised the goal for the For All: The Indiana University Bicentennial Campaign from $2.5 billion to $3 billion by 2020. The public phase of…

Purdue Startups Staying Put

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Purdue University says record startup activity on the West Lafayette campus is creating a pipeline for the Indiana economy.  The Purdue Foundry announced last week that it has launched 165 startups since opening in 2013, 100 of them with Purdue intellectual property. “Eighty percent of those companies that we are working with…