Small Businesses Need to Be Alert for Identity Theft

Individuals are not the only ones who should be on the lookout for cybercriminals looking to steal crucial financial information in order to commit fraud. Small business are equally at risk as thieves increase their knowledge of the tax code and industry filing practices to obtain valuable information. “For the self-employed and owners of small…

Zonta Describes 16 Days of Activism Campaign

The 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence is a global campaign dedicated to ending gender-based violence. The Center for Women’s Global Leadership is the global coordinator. The start and end dates of the Campaign are November 25, International Day for the Elimination of Gender-Based Violence, and December 10, Human Rights Day. These dates were…

Leaf Collection Program Ending December 8

Street Department crews continue to work on leaf collection throughout the City with the program ending Friday, December 8.   Residents are reminded to place leaves as close to the curb as possible without putting them in the street. No other yard waste, including sticks and grass clippings should be in leaf piles because they…

USB Accepts Resignation of Secretary

The Utility Service Board accepted the resignation of Leslie Valadez as its secretary Monday night and replaced her with former USB board member Marilyn Chittick. The USB also announced that the annual pay for this position will be $3,800. Valadez submitted her resignation letter on November 21 and the following is her letter of resignation.…

Frankfort School Officials Assessing Storm Damage

Community Schools of Frankfort officials are still trying to determine how much damage was caused by the severe storms that hit Frankfort, especially Frankfort High School, on Saturday, November 18. “We walked through last week with our adjuster from the insurance company and documented all the damage,” said Superintendent Don DeWeese. “He felt like that…

Study Shows Good, Bad Parts of Education in State

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that a new study released by the Indianapolis-based Richard M. Fairbanks Foundation Inc. offers a glimpse into the current state and the future of education in Indiana. “Closing The Graduation Gap: Progress and Challenge in Raising High School Graduation Rates in Indiana” reports the state’s 87.1 percent graduation rate is…

Department of Education Unveils Priorities For 2018

Student Learning, School Improvement, and Operational Effectiveness highlight the 2018 Indiana Department of Education Strategic Policy Priorities released today by Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction Dr. Jennifer McCormick. “The foundation of these policies is to create a rich, innovative and immersive educational environment that challenges our students to be successful lifelong learners,” said Dr. McCormick.…