Micro-burst To Blame For High Winds, Damage In Clinton County

The severe weather that moved through the East side of Frankfort on Saturday damaging multiple businesses had winds as high as 95 miles per hour. Clinton County EMA Director Darryl Sanders says he met with the National Weather Service Sunday night and they determined it was a micro-burst with 95 mile an hour winds. Sanders…

Central Dispatch Issues Apology For Sirens

Approximately 5:00 AM this morning, Clinton County Central Dispatch issued an audible Tornado Test Warning.  This test was supposed to be one of the three monthly silent tests. The audible alarm was accidentally activated, according to Renee Crick, Central Dispatch Director.  Central dispatch “take(s) the activation of the sirens seriously and apologize(s) for the error”.

Twelve County Gems Honored at Historical Museum

Twelve individuals were named Clinton County Gems during a ceremony at the Clinton County Historical Museum Sunday afternoon. “I was so delighted to see such a large crowd of people,” said Museum Director Nancy Hart. “I was equally delighted to have so much of the museum prepared for that group of people. Everything went really,…

Frankfort Schools Will Be Open Monday Despite Storms

The Community Schools of Frankfort announced Sunday afternoon that all schools in the district will open for class on Monday and Tuesday of this week before the Thanksgiving Holiday break takes place on Wednesday. CSF Assistant Superintendent Joel McKinney said Frankfort High School did sustain some damage from the storms that hit the area Saturday.…

Frankfort Police Searching for Missing Teen

The Frankfort Police Department is asking for help in locating a missing juvenile Jalen Lane, age 17, last seen on November 14, wearing blue jeans and a Nike sweatshirt. He is believed to still be in the Frankfort area. If you have any information on his whereabouts, contact Clinton County Central Dispatch at 765-654-4431.

Storms Force Several Road Closures in Area

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced the following streets and roads are closed due to high water following the storms that hit the area on Saturday: Freeman Street is closed from Krug Road to Prairie Avenue. County Road 800 North from County Road 100 East to County Road 200 East is closed. County Road 0…

Frankfort Hit With Damaging Winds Saturday: Church Services Cancelled, Photos of Damage

Frankfort experienced damaging winds, personal injury and a possible tornado on the east side near Walmart and the First Church of the Nazarene.  Damage was also reported at Wendy’s.  Injuries were reported at the Frankfort Walmart location Saturday. First Responders and Walmart officials are asking everyone to avoid the Walmart area.  Walmart is closed. Listen…

City of Frankfort Announces Council Meeting Changes

The City of Frankfort has announced that the Common Council meetings scheduled for November 27, December 11 and December 25, each at 7 p.m., have all been cancelled. The Common Council will meet in open session of the December 5 and December 19. Both meetings will be held in the City Council Chambers at Old…

No Trash Collection Thanksgiving Day

Since it is a City holiday, there will be no trash collection on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23 for residents in the southeast quadrant of the city. While Friday, November 24 also is a City holiday, Street Department crews will do a double pick up that day for residents on the Thursday route and for…