Frankfort Woman Sentenced to 45 Years in Murder of Great Aunt

A Frankfort woman will spend the next 45 years in prison for the murder of her great aunt. Linda Decker, 69, was sentenced Monday after a Clinton County judge accepted her plea agreement. Prosecutors agreed to accept a a minimum sentence of 45 years. The advisory sentence for this charge is 55 years. Decker was…

Kokomo Mayor Delivers State of the City Address

In his 11th State of the City address, Kokomo Mayor Greg Goodnight spoke on the city’s accomplishments in 2017, the strength of the city’s finances, the importance of developing new housing, the drop in unemployment, and plans for 2018. Mayor Goodnight pointed to 306 Riverfront and Silver Birch of Kokomo as housing developments that are…

Encompass Donates $100,000 to Prairie Creek Park Project

With their goal of promoting transformational change in the community, Encompass Credit Union announced a $100,000 gift to the City of Frankfort’s Prairie Creek Park project at a news conference Monday. Chief Executive Officer Matthew R. Lambert and Chief Operations Officer Killey Shuck joined Mayor Chris McBarnes at the event celebrating the financial commitment to strengthening…

Drive Into History With Donald Davidson at Library

Please join us as we welcome Donald Davidson to the Frankfort Library’s Skanta Theatre on Saturday, April 7 at noon. Davidson has been the Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s Historian for over 50 years and what better way to prepare for May than have a question and answer session with this walking encyclopedia of racing facts and…

Farmers Bank Donates $150,000 to Prairie Creek Park Project

The Farmers Bank has announced a $150,000 donation to Prairie Creek Park Project to be located in beautiful downtown Frankfort, Indiana.  Karen F. Gregerson, President and CEO and R. Kent Ryan, Jr., Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Farmers Bank along with Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes, made the announcement Wednesday evening at the…

Pickett Family Releases Open Letter of Thanks

The following is an open Thank You letter from Jen Pickett, to the Boone County Community, thanking them for their support. “Over the last week, I have watched a community come together to celebrate and honor the man I love as a husband, father, and deputy. Many people have reached out to my family offering…

Area IV Agency Ready to Assist With Heating Bills

The Energy Assistance Program (EAP) provides financial assistance to low-income households to help  with the cost of heat and electric services. The program is managed by the Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs. For an application, visit our website at www.areaivagency.org – Services – Energy Assistance Program; and download and complete the application.  Applications…

Rokita Releases New School Safety Report

On Monday, Congressman Todd Rokita released his latest school safety report and implored all Hoosiers to become proactive leaders within their school communities to protect the safety of students. With today’s release of the latest School Safety Summit report, Congressman Rokita hopes schools can learn from the best practices and from parents, teachers, administrators, and law…