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Howard County Community Seeking ‘Historic’ Designation

August 23, 2016
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Howard County Community Seeking ‘Historic’ Designation

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana Landmarks is helping a town in Howard County pursue a major designation. The organization has awarded a grant to the Greentown Historical Society to help nominate the Greentown Commercial Historic District to the National Register of Historic Places. Indiana Landmarks says the new district will include 30 historic...

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National Foods Producer Setting Up Shop in Boone County

August 23, 2016
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National Foods Producer Setting Up Shop in Boone County

Ken’s Foods, a national producer and distributor of dressings, sauces and marinades, announced plans today to establish operations in Indiana, investing $90.5 million and creating up to 150 new jobs by the end of 2018. “Indiana businesses have created nearly 150,000 new jobs since...

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City Awarded $216,648 in Grant for More Paving Projects

August 23, 2016
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City Awarded $216,648 in Grant for More Paving Projects

With the award of $216,648 in Community Crossings matching grant funds from the Indiana Department of Transportation, Frankfort City officials will pave three additional road projects this year. According to Mayor Chris McBarnes, these funds are a dollar to dollar matching grant from INDOT,...

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BMV Announces Labor Day Closure

August 22, 2016
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BMV Announces Labor Day Closure

Kent Abernathy, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), announced Monday that all BMV license branches will be closed Saturday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 5 in...

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Kokomo’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.3 Percent

August 22, 2016
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Kokomo’s Unemployment Rate Falls to 4.3 Percent

According to the Indiana Department of Workforce Development, Kokomo’s unemployment rate fell to 4.3 percent – its lowest rate since September 2015 and the second lowest rate since 2000....

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Holcomb Awards $47 Million in Road and Bridge Funds

August 22, 2016
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Holcomb Awards $47 Million in Road and Bridge Funds

Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb joined INDOT officials today to announce that 102 Central Indiana cities, towns, and counties are receiving a combined $47 million to improve local roads and...

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GM Investment Shows ‘We’re Here to Stay’

August 22, 2016
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GM Investment Shows ‘We’re Here to Stay’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has officially unveiled plans to invest $91 million into its Marion Metal Center to buy new equipment and make...

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State Fair Ends With Final Record Day Attendance

August 22, 2016
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State Fair Ends With Final Record Day Attendance

The 2016 Indiana State Fair drew to a close today with a return to “Fair Weather” and the crowds that followed. Proof that good weather brings Hoosiers to the...

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State Fair Announces Completion of Coliseum Campaign

August 22, 2016
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State Fair Announces Completion of Coliseum Campaign

The Indiana State Fair Foundation has announced the completion of the Coliseum Campaign after raising $10 million towards the $53 million renovation to the Indiana Farmers Coliseum and the...

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Frankfort Fire Department Called to Abandoned House Fire

August 22, 2016
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Frankfort Fire Department Called to Abandoned House Fire

The Frankfort Fire Department was called to an abandoned house at 758 Magnolia Avenue in Frankfort around 3 a.m. Monday. According to Frankfort Fire Department Chief John Kirby, firefighters...

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Business Climate Expert to Speak at Leadership Summit

August 22, 2016
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Business Climate Expert to Speak at Leadership Summit

More than 75 community, government, education and business leaders from the City of Frankfort and Clinton County will meet Thursday, August 25 for Mayor Chris McBarnes’ sixth Leadership Summit,...

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Hot Dogs Open Season With 22-6 Victory Over Western

August 21, 2016
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Hot Dogs Open Season With 22-6 Victory Over Western

Junior fullback Malik King rushed for 114 yards and three touchdowns to help lead Frankfort to a 22-6 season-opening victory over Western at The Yard Friday night in Frankfort. The...

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High School Sports Schedule August 22-27

August 21, 2016
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High School Sports Schedule August 22-27

MONDAY, AUGUST 22 CLINTON CENTRAL – VOLLEYBALL VS. TAYLOR, 7 P.M. CLINTON PRAIRIE – VOLLEYBALL AT TRI-WEST, 7 P.M. TUESDAY, AUGUST 23 FRANKFORT – VOLLEYBALL AT LAFAYETTE CENTRAL CATHOLIC,...

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Week 1 High School Football Results

August 21, 2016
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Week 1 High School Football Results

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL Sagamore Conference Friday’s Games Frankfort (1-0) at Logansport, 7 p.m. Lafayette Harrison at Western Boone (1-0), 7 p.m. Lebanon (1-0) at Zionsville, 7:30 p.m. Mooresville at...

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Did You Know that Clinton County Was Part of Indiana’s First Super Highway?

August 20, 2016
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Michigan Road Sign

Did you know that Michigan Road, Indiana’s first “super highway” which passed through Clinton County from Madison to Michigan City, was constructed in the 1830s and 1840s. Like the...

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Application Deadline Nears for Deer Park Reductions

August 19, 2016
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Application Deadline Nears for Deer Park Reductions

The deadline for hunters to apply for this year’s state park deer reduction hunts is Aug. 22. Hunters must apply online by visiting Hunting.IN.gov and clicking on the “Reserved...

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July Indiana Employment Report Released

August 19, 2016
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July Indiana Employment Report Released

Indiana’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate dropped 0.2 percent for a second-consecutive month and now stands at 4.6 percent for the month of July. A primary cause for this drop is...

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Report Says Growing Number of Hoosiers Employed

August 19, 2016
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Report Says Growing Number of Hoosiers Employed

Indiana’s economy continues to grow stronger, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics report released today by the Indiana Department of Workforce Development. Indiana businesses have added 149,700 new...

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