To everyone in Frankfort! Purdue University, Ivy Tech, and local partners such as the Community Foundation were awarded a nearly $40 million grant from Lilly Endowment, for the Wabash Heartland Innovation Network (WHIN). WHIN is comprised of 10 counties surrounding the Wabash River (Cass, Carroll, Clinton, Benton, Fountain, Montgomery, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Warren and White). This grant will be used […]
Our thoughts and prayers are with the loved ones of the four journalists and newspaper employee violently killed in yesterday’s mass shooting at the Annapolis, Maryland Capital Gazette. We pray the two employees injured will have a full recovery. We are grateful for the skill, speed and courage of the first responders who apprehended the […]
With this week being National Flag Week and Thursday, June 14 being Flag Day, President Donald Trump has directed flags to be displayed at all federal government buildings and all Americans to observe this week and Flag Day by displaying the flag. The President, through Congress (89 Stat.211) encourages everyone to observe with pride and […]
Frankfort, Ind. – In a partnership between the City of Frankfort and the Center Township Trustee’s Office, Project Cool! will provide free fans to qualified individuals to help deal with this summer’s hot temperatures, Mayor Chris McBarnes and Center Township Trustee Kevin Evans announced today. Applications to apply for a free fan are available at […]
This morning’s heartbreaking news about the shooting at Noblesville West Middle School prompted me to go ahead and share an initiative I’ve been working with Frankfort Community Schools Superintendent Don DeWeese and Police Chief Troy Bacon on for the past several weeks. Planning is underway to greatly increase security at each of our three elementaries: […]
Frankfort, Ind. – City officials are calling upon Frankfort residents who witness trains blocking City rail crossings for more than 10 minutes to contact Clinton County Central Dispatch at 765-654-5563 and report the rail company name. “We need everyone’s assistance in reporting these instances to our dispatch center to create a paper trail proving how significant […]
Children’s safety is top priority Frankfort, Ind. – With a focus on children’s safety, the Safe Routes to Schools grant project, an initiative to improve 36,000 square feet of sidewalks in Frankfort near Suncrest, Green Meadows and Blue Ridge elementary schools is set to get underway in June. The construction cost for the project is $673,996, […]
At the direction of Governor Eric Holcomb, flags across the state are to be flown at half-staff from sunrise to noon on Memorial Day, Monday, May 28. The Governor also asks businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff that day as well.
Governor Eric Holcomb has directed flags across the state to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, May 22 to honor the victims of the tragedy at Santa Fe High School in Texas. Governor Holcomb also asks businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff until sunset Tuesday.
Tragically, another school shooting happened this morning; this time at Santa Fe High School in Texas. At least eight people were killed with three victims being treated at a nearby hospital. With the shooting having happened around 8 a.m. Central time, the situation still is evolving, but the suspect is reportedly in custody. Today’s violence […]