Clinton County Under Severe Thunderstorm Watch

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch until 6 p.m. Saturday for a huge part of Indiana, including Clinton County. Besides Clinton, other affected counties included Bartholomew, Boone, Brown, Clark, Clay, Crawford, Daviess, Deaborn, Decatur, Delaware, Debois, Fayette, Floyd, Fountain, Franklin, Gibson, Greene, Hamilton, Hancock, Harrison, Hendricks, Henry, Jackson, Jefferson,…

Clinton County Under Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for west central Indiana, including Clinton County. The affected areas are southeastern Tippecanoe County, northwestern Boone County and northeastern Montgomery County. At 11:40 a.m., a severe thunderstorm was located 12 miles northeast of Crawfordsville, moving east at 50 mph. This storm has 60…

Special Education In Frankfort Schools Serves 13% Of Student Population

Special education.  What is it? Students with disabilities In the Frankfort School System range from age 3 to 22.  3,150 students are enrolled in the Frankfort School system.  Of this population, 420 students (13.3%) in the Frankfort system receive “special ed” services.  The 420 students are challenged with 17 different disabilities. The annual budget for…

Farmers Bank Sponsors Security Safeguards Seminar

The Farmers Bank held a seminar/luncheon entitled Security Safeguards Wednesday at Arborwood with the emphasis being the best ways on how to deal with and protect yourself from the various types of frauds that now in vogue. “We just see this happening more and more in the bank with our customers being taken advantage of…

Traffic Stop Leads to Methamphetamine Arrest

At approximately 1:41 a.m. Friday, Frankfort Police Officer Mitchell Cottrell conducted a traffic stop in the area of Clay and Green streets. Officer Cottrell requested a Clinton County Sheriff’s K9 unit. Sergeant Ryan Ashlock and K9 Chase arrived and assisted by performing an exterior sniff of the vehicle. During a subsequent probable cause search of…

Hoosiers Encouraged to Be Alert When Cooking During Holiday Season

Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, and many home fires and related injuries are caused by unattended cooking. During the hustle and bustle of this holiday season, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security and the State Fire Marshal are reminding citizens to remain attentive in the kitchen. “Home cooking during the holiday…