Free Swim Lessons at TPA Park Set for June 25-27

Residents are reminded free swim lessons are available for area youngsters five years and older at the TPA Park pool Monday, June 25, Tuesday, June 26 and Wednesday, June 27 from 9:00 – 9:45 a.m. and 10:00 -10:45 a.m. with parents able to select one of those two time slots.   Those interested in having…

Central Dispatch Announces Several Closures for Tuesday

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced the following closures for Tuesday: Frankfort Water Works will have Washington Avenue closed from Burlington Avenue to Young Street all day. The Frankfort Sewer Department will have Haven Avenue closed between Maish Road and Wilshire Drive all day. Clinton County Highway Department will have County Road 700 North between…

IU Health West President Updates $80 Million Expansion

Inside INdiana Business is reporting as executives continue to receive feedback about an $80 million expansion of Indiana University Health West Hospital in Avon, newly-appointed President Art Vasquez says the project is focused on the future. Plans call for four dozen additional beds, a new operating room and additional laboratory and support service space. Vasquez…

Commissioners Award Bid for New EMA Building at Fairgrounds

The Clinton County Commissioners on Monday approved the recommendation from American Structure Point to award the bid for the new EMA building at the Clinton County Fairgrounds to Boyle Construction for $1.25 million. “Our engineering firm made the recommendation to have Boyle Construction do the new building for EMA,” said Commissioner Steve Woods. “We will…

Fair Council Introduces New Sound System

The Clinton County Fair Council will roll out part of its new Audio/Video system in the 4-H Community Building during this Saturday’s Clinton County & 4-H Fair Queen Contest.  The equipment was paid for, in large part, by a grant from the Clinton County Community Foundation. Fair Council member Skip Davis, who led the change,…

Parkview Home Celebrates 100 Years With Open House

The Clinton County Parkview Home celebrated a milestone on Saturday as staff, residents and county officials all joined in for a party and open house to mark the 100th year of the facility at 1501 Burlington Avenue in Frankfort. “This is a once in a lifetime historic event for us,” said Parkview Administrator Chris Overman.…

Community Events

The Red Barn Summer Theatre kicks off its 50th season with its first show of the season entitled, “No Sex Please, We’re British.” The show will run June 20-24. Other shows and dates are “Lost in Yonkers” on June 27 through July 1 and July 5-8; and “Tarzan, The Musical” on July 12-15 and July…

Individuals Urged to Walk More for Better Health

If you’ve been regularly walking for exercise, mixing up your stride time can literally kick your fitness gains to the next level. “Walking for exercise is one of the easiest, cheapest, most accessible ways to burn calories, control weight, increase cardiovascular health, and boost energy levels,” says Stacey Hall, a physical therapist for Indiana University…