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New CVS Store Scheduled To Open Next July

August 26, 2013
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New CVS Store Scheduled To Open Next July

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes updated the City Council on the status of the new CVS Pharmacy building that is going in the downtown area across the street from the new Ivy Tech Community College campus. McBarnes said CVS plans to close on their properties in mid-September and those tenants have 60 days to vacate...

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City Considering Another Shot At Stellar Communities

August 26, 2013
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City Considering Another Shot At Stellar Communities

The City of Frankfort is considering another run at the state’s Stellar Communities program. However, before that decision is made, Mayor Chris McBarnes said  the agencies involved are going to have to prove some things to him such as grading community projects and objectively score communities. He said the three agencies involved in the...

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EMS Joining Firefighters To Raise Money For MDA

August 26, 2013
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EMS Joining Firefighters To Raise Money For MDA

As part of a Labor Day tradition, Frankfort firefighters will be out in force this coming weekend to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This year, the firefighters will be joined by members of the Emergency Medical Services personnel here in town. Fire Chief John Kirby said firefighters and EMS personnel will be...

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Leadership Summit Scheduled For Wednesday

August 26, 2013
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Leadership Summit Scheduled For Wednesday

Continuing to focus on his communications cornerstone, Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes is gathering more than 70 county and city government, school and community leaders for his third Frankfort-Clinton County Leadership Summit from 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28, at Arborwood by Shoup’s, 100 Golf Preserve Lane in Frankfort’s TPA Park. The featured speaker will be Krieg...

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West Lafayette Man Severely Injured In One-Vehicle Crash

August 25, 2013
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West Lafayette Man Severely Injured In One-Vehicle Crash

A single-vehicle crash on I-65 at the 164-mile marker early Sunday morning critically injured a West Lafayette man. At approximately 7:10 a.m., officers from the Indiana State Police responded to the crash. The preliminary investigation revealed that Daniel Kline, 24 , of West Lafayette was driving a 2006 Hyundai northbound on I-65 when it...

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Clinton County Cadet Program Taking Applications

August 23, 2013
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Clinton County Cadet Program Taking Applications

The Clinton County Cadet Program is currently accepting applications. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 21, or turn 18 by Jan. 1, 2014, and they must submit a completed cadet applications, criminal history authorization form and agility test waiver. Applicants do not have to reside in Clinton County. Completed applications must be...

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Frankfort City Council Update – Developing the 2014 City Budget

August 22, 2013
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Frankfort City Council Update – Developing the 2014 City Budget

Frankfort officials met on August 12 and 13 to complete their initial review the proposed 2014 city budget. Aided by members of the Frankfort City Clerk-Treasurer’s Office, members of Frankfort City Council met with the Mayor and each department head one by one to discuss the budget and make preliminary budget decisions. In accordance...

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Grain Elevator Causes Power Outage After Collapse

August 21, 2013
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Grain Elevator Causes Power Outage After Collapse

After getting the office in front of the Boyleston grain elevator down the day before, demolition crews began work on taking down the elevator itself Wednesday when it collapsed and came down across some power lines which caused an outage of about three to four hours for some Boyleston residents. The grain elevator did...

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Frankfort Man Arrested For Manufacturing Meth

August 21, 2013
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Frankfort Man Arrested For Manufacturing Meth

A 31-year-old Frankfort male was arrested for manufacturing methamphetamine and transported to the Clinton County Jail for his initial hearing. At approximately 8:51 p.m. Tuesday, Frankfort patrol officers were following up on previous drug tips at 1057 South Jackson Street. Afer officers arrived in the area, their attention to directed to James L. Isbell,...

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Clinton Prairie Elementary Receives Gold Star Award

August 20, 2013
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Clinton Prairie Elementary Receives Gold Star Award

Clinton Prairie Elementary School has been presented the Gold Star School Counseling Award by the Indiana Department of Education. Elementary School Counselor Stephanie Kozuch said this award looks at school counseling programs across the state and looks and recognizes those schools who are really going after student success and achievement. Kozuch said she believes...

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USB Pays Respects To Wastewater Super Denny Shirar

August 19, 2013
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USB Pays Respects To Wastewater Super Denny Shirar

The Utility Service Board paid their respects to longtime Wastewater Treatment Plant Superintendent Denny Shirar, who died early Monday morning following a long battle with cancer. He was 57. Shirar was honored in June by the City of Frankfort his 38 years of service to the community, including the last 22 as superintendent. In...

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USB Announces Meeting Dates Changes

August 19, 2013
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USB Announces Meeting Dates Changes

The Utility Service Board announced two meeting date changes in September and October. Acting USB Chairman Mike Kelley said the September meeting has been changed from Monday, Sept. 2, to Tuesday, Sept. 3, because Sept. 2 is Labor Day. Kelley also said the first meeting in October, which was scheduled for Monday, Oct. 7,...

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Fire Destroys Warehouse In Flora

August 19, 2013
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Fire Destroys Warehouse In Flora

A warehouse fire at the at the end of Elizabeth Street in Flora is still under investigation. The fire was reportred about 2:30 p.m. Mondady at Climatek Heating and Cooling in Flora. The company had equipment inside hooked up to battery chargers, as well as a couple of company vans. The warehouse was also...

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Commissioners Seek Changes At Fairgrounds

August 19, 2013
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Commissioners Seek Changes At Fairgrounds

Clinton County Commissioners President Skip Evans said Monday he wants to see the Clinton County Fairgrounds used more and added he would like to replace the entire County Fair Board. Evans said the fairgrounds is basically only used for a week each year when the county fair is going on. He said the grounds...

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Gates For Eastside Ponds Should Be Installed Next Week

August 19, 2013
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Gates For Eastside Ponds Should Be Installed Next Week

Clinton County Surveyor Dan Sheets said he hopes that gates for the Eastside Drainage Project would soon be up and going. Sheets said the gates that were purchased and have arrived. He said it is hoped they will be installed by late next week. The gates will be located on Haven Avenue and both...

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Semi Driver Preliminary Charged In Hit and Run Accident

August 18, 2013
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Semi Driver Preliminary Charged In Hit and Run Accident

A semi-tractor trailer driver was arrested on a preliminary charge of possession of handguns in a vehicle without permit following an accident at the 143-mile marker on I-65 Friday night. Boone County deputies were dispatched to a hit and run crash that invovlved a semi-tractor trailer and a Chevrolet pickuup truck in the construction...

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Extra Caution Urged With Ivy Tech Opening

August 16, 2013
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Extra Caution Urged With Ivy Tech Opening

With the opening of Frankfort’s Ivy Tech campus on Monday, police are encouraging motorists to use extra caution in the downtown area. Police Chief Troy Bacon is asking everyone to be aware that there will be a significant increase in vehicle and pedestrian traffic, with students driving and walking to and from classes throughout...

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Reeder Named To Replace Mullen On USB Board

August 16, 2013
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Reeder Named To Replace Mullen On USB Board

Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes has named life-long Frankfort resident Mike Reeder to replace Utility Service Board Chairman Steve Mullen, who was removed from his position Thursday. McBarnes said Mullen was removed from his position because of his leadership being inconsistent with the vision of his administration. Reeder, who has been employed at Hi Tech...

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