Among the many visual delights along the route through the Holiday Festival of Lights at TPA Park this season is a giant, 8-foot-tall snowman whose arms are spread wide, welcoming visitors who come to see the impressive display.

The Clinton County Fair Council has received word from the Community Foundation of Clinton County that its recent grant request has been approved in the maximum amount of $17,500.

During their regular meeting Monday morning, the Clinton County Commissioners received an updated report on probable construction costs related to repairing, renovation and updating of the Clinton County Courthouse from Blundell Associates and American Structurepoint, Inc.

Farmers across the state are wrapping up another difficult harvest season after a historically wet spring pushed their schedules deeper into the calendar than many were likely comfortable with.

A 13-year-old boy was flown to Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis after being shot in the “lower facial area” Tuesday morning in Frankfort. The juvenile underwent surgery at the hospital and is expected to survive.

What once was a race of people that consisted of thousands of individual tribes has been reduced to 575 federally recognized tribes and just over 220 state recognized tribes.

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The theme of the night was “Sorry not sorry,” Wednesday evening as state school superintendent Jennifer McCormick and Clinton Prairie English teacher Sarah Sabens were the featured speakers for the third event of the year for the Fierce Female series at Clinton Prairie Junior/Senior High School.

Frankfort Fire Department Headquarters at 257 S. Clay St. will be the site of Indiana’s 17th Safe Haven Baby Box and the nation’s 21st Baby Box.

Speculoos (or speculaas) is a Belgian and Dutch Christmas cookie. They are simple, crisp cookies, very spiced yet not overly sweet, and similar to a gingersnap. Traditionally, they are made with a special mold, called a springerle mold, in which the dough is placed and pressed, yielding quai…

IU Health Frankfort celebrated a milestone in the construction of its new hospital with a “Topping Off” ceremony Monday near the site of the structure just west of the current hospital.

Through snow, rain and blustery days, local artists weathered all conditions with a steady brush and a desire to bring cheer with their art. Stroke by stroke, artists brought to life Christmas scenes starring the Grinch, Santa Claus, reindeer and more.

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Frankfort Firefighters were dispatched to a house fire in the 1300 block of W. Jefferson Street at 10:09 a.m. Monday morning. Upon arrival, firefighters found the house fully engulfed in flames. Eight off-duty firefighters were called in to provide coverage for the rest of the city.

The Farmers Bank was named “Business of the Year” at the Boone County Chamber 2019 Annual Awards Banquet held at the Witham Pavilion at the Boone County 4-H Fairgrounds on Nov. 14.

Local law enforcement officers are ready to make Christmas a little brighter for 20 families with the help of generous donations made by the community throughout the year. The annual Shop with a Cop program will kick off with a breakfast on the morning of Dec. 7 before the wish lists of abou…

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office female inmate workers teamed up with the jail’s kitchen food vendor, Kellwell, to make and bake 40 pies for the Community Thanksgiving Dinner.

Now that the Holiday Festival of Lights is open, the Santa Express is ready to ferry sightseers from Veterans Park and then drive through the display of more than one million Christmas lights at TPA Park.

In order to make the holiday season a little brighter for active service members, the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office teamed up with a pair of its jail vendors and Clinton County elementary schools on Monday to assemble care packages for U.S. soldiers deployed overseas.

As previously reported in the Friday, Nov. 22 edition of The Times, Frankfort resident Jonathon Stafford was arrested by deputies on Nov. 20 for firearms violations. Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Detective Lieutenant Jerrad Blacker subsequently interviewed Stafford relating to the check-ca…

I am not a patient baker. My desserts tend to be free-form, which, in my case, is a polite way of saying messy and imprecise.

It’s starting to look a lot like Christmas thanks to a group of local artists who have spent the month painting windows of local businesses and organizations in downtown Frankfort and beyond.

Ellis Jewelry has been a fixture in Frankfort since 1916 and, on Saturday, the family-owned business had the name of its late owner, Jim A. Ellis, placed across the top of its building at 52 E. Washington St.

United Way for Clinton County announced on Friday that it and its partner organizations will help bring post-secondary education and career discovery to the front of mind for every student and their families attending school in the county this winter.

It isn’t unusual for a married couple to work together, however Jeff and Kathy Cox have found a unique way to spend time together. The Clinton County couple work together on the Nickel Plate Express, which is located in Atlanta, Indiana.

The Clinton County Commissioners agreed to rezone two areas off the Interstate-65 and Ind. 28 intersection for light industrial use after holding two separate public hearings on the moves during breaks at Tuesday’s commissioners meeting.

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Even though time is running out, more than a quarter of Indiana’s corn fields still need to be harvested, according to a U.S. Department of Agriculture report released last week.

The Colfax Town Council broke a tie for who will sit on the council in January during its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, with the vote by sitting council members brought about after Democrat Katie Allen and Republican Vince Scott both finished with 36 votes in the general election on Nov. 5.

Abilities Services Inc. in Frankfort has Christmas cards for sale now based on the creations of their consumers, with an open house scheduled for Dec. 14 at the facility serving and providing services for those with developmental disabilities.

The Clinton County Commissioners moved during their regular meeting on Wednesday to have the county auditor pay delinquent bills for the county coroner’s office and suspend the office’s credit card temporarily until the delinquencies can be figured out.

Clinton County teachers and supporters of public education were among the huge throng on Tuesday that descended on the Statehouse for the “Red for Ed” rally in Indianapolis.

Root vegetables are fall and winter’s best-kept secret. Packed with nutrients, natural sugars and starch, the humble root is a healthy and flavorful substitute for the ubiquitous russet potato and a superb way to get your vitamins and nutrients in the cold-weather season. A good peel of skin…