Frankfort Main Street guided local small businesses through in challenges of the shutdown last spring, holding weekly teleconferences and helping businesses apply for help through the CARES Act.

Recognized for his performance, achievements and accomplishments, Sergeant Chris Salaba has been selected as the Frankfort Police Department’s 2020 Officer of the Year. Deputy Chief James Skinner, Major Jason Albaugh, Captain William Hackerd, Captain Brady Sorrells, Captain Cesar Muñoz, Lieu…


Nestled in downtown Michigantown, Angry Donkey Restaurant at 230 Main St. is a dining destination determined to survive the challenges faced by dine-in establishments during the pandemic.

The Frankfort Police Department announced on Saturday the results of the 2020 Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over holiday enforcement mobilization, which began mid-December and lasted through the first of the year. Multiple arrests were made, and citations and warnings were issued during the enfo…

Cole Bodine finished in 11th place in the A Feature of the 2021 Chili Bowl Nationals on Saturday night at the Tulsa Expo Raceway in Oklahoma. The 22-year-old Rossville native earned the strong finish despite starting the big race in the 24 spot in a field of 24 midget cars.


Gerber Designs celebrated the Grand Opening of its new location at 56 E. Washington Street in downtown Frankfort with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Saturday. The celebration came a month after Gerber Designs acquired Graphics Guardian and Athletic Annex. Now, the services of all three can be …

Free pasture management field day for farmers, ranchers is Feb. 1

Library’s curbside service easy as 1-2-3

The Clinton County Sheriff’s Office investigated three separate incidents on Thursday involving requests for welfare checks on individuals.

Governor Holcomb announced earlier this week that Hoosiers age 70 and older can now begin scheduling appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by visiting Those needing assistance with registration can call 211 or one of Indiana’s Area Agencies on Aging. A caregive…

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Brittanie Mosson’s lungs were failing her. Each year, her lung function declined as doctors struggled to diagnose her mysterious ailment. On oxygen and frustrated by hitting dead ends after so many hospital trips, Brittanie was eventually referred to the Cleveland Clinic where she had her fi…

Free pasture management field day for farmers, ranchers is Feb. 1

Residents and visitors of Frankfort will now have a new communication tool to report non-emergency incidents within the city. By joining with Relay, users will be able to directly connect with police officers nearby, receive geographically targeted broadcasts with pictures and public safety …

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Citing Clinton County’s “Red” COVID designation assigned by the Indiana Department of Health and based on community spread and positivity rate metrics, the Frankfort Community Public Library has announced a list of restrictions that will go into effect at all of its branches in the county.


The most common New Year’s resolutions for 2021, according to a recent YouGov poll, were exercising more, improving your diet and losing weight. However, the trick to all resolutions is finding ways to keep them.


The Colfax Historical Society recently received a $4,418 grant from the Clinton County Community Foundation, made possible though the Robert and Martha Lucas Hall Family Endowment. The matching grant will be used to help replace flooring throughout the new Colfax Historical Museum. Some hist…

Clinton County 4-H is excited about the new year and encouraging local kids to enroll before the January 15 deadline. Youth ranging from Kindergarten age to seniors in high school are eligible and have been able to register since October.

Hoosiers age 80 and older became eligible to receive free COVID-19 vaccines Friday morning, and 33,500 Hoosiers signed up between 9 and 11:30 a.m. according to the Indiana Department of Health. Among those registering, 21,000 people scheduled appointments in the first 90 minutes after regist…


Mayor Judy Sheets officially proclaimed January as Mentoring Month in the City of Frankfort during a brief ceremony Thursday in the conference room of Old Stoney.

Hoosiers age 80 and older now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine

Hoosiers age 80 and older now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccine

With the beginning of a New Year, Teen Department staff is working on creating new and innovative programming and services for all of our county students. Youth in Clinton County may look forward to a brand-new program designed to accommodate their busy schedule. “Books in the Chat” will be …

The Clinton County Health Department moved into its new location at 1234 Rossville Ave. Suite B in Frankfort on Dec. 7 after spending nearly eight years at 400 E. Clinton Street. The local health department shares the building with Health Communities of Clinton County, which occupies Suite A.


The sixth annual Fire and Ice Festival is coming to Frankfort. Talented ice carvers from the Michiana Ice Carvers Association will return to Frankfort’s downtown on Jan. 30 to demonstrate their skills while creating beautiful works of art that weigh hundreds of pounds.

Deputies with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office responded to a deadly, head-on motor vehicle crash Thursday morning on Ind. 26.

Citing the “protection of our customers, staff, their families, as well as the citizens of the communities we serve,” The Farmers Bank has temporarily suspended lobby access in all Clinton County locations only effective Thursday, December 31. Customers who require in-person banking services…

The Clinton County Community Foundation awarded $65,677 in competitive grants and $38,990 in rapid response grants in 2020.


Hoops Sports Bar, Restaurant & Catering closed its doors for the final time Thursday afternoon. The current owner, Karl Reichold, closed the kitchen at 2 p.m. Thursday and kept the bar open for the rest of the day so that customers could come by and say goodbye.


A longtime public servant, Steve Woods participated in his final meeting as a Clinton County Commissioner on Monday morning in the courthouse.

Marilyn Riley, vice president and chief nursing officer at IU Health Frankfort, recently completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP). DNP is designed to produce leaders in nursing. Such nurses possess the highest level of nursing expertise and work wither in a clinical setting or leadersh…

AMVC Swine Health Services is pleased to announce Dr. Amy Woods has joined the Frankfort veterinary clinic as an associate veterinarian. In her role, she will service a variety of swine producers in the Midwest alongside Dr. Max Rodibaugh and Dr. Jeff Harker.

Rick Campbell was introduced as the next Clinton County Highway Superintendent during Monday’s final Clinton County Commissioners meeting of 2020. The motion to appoint Campbell as the next highway superintendent passed unanimously, 3-0.

It is time to start making those New Year’s resolutions, and Health Communities of Clinton County wants you to know they can help if that resolution is to finally quit smoking.

This year certainly had more than its fair share of challenges. Even though the country was dealt a harsh blow by the pandemic, Frankfort and Clinton County still had things to be grateful for. As the pandemic shut down normal routines, the community stepped up.


Two days before Christmas, Dr. Stephen Tharp was among the many health care professionals who were given their first doses of COVID-19 vaccine at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.


Abilities Services, Inc. in Frankfort was commissioned early this year to build a small Christmas village for display along the path through the TPA Park Festival of Lights.


In an age where big box stores start to display Christmas decorations and merchandise the day after Halloween, a few local residents step back in time to share some Christmas memories from their youth, long before Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when Christmastime was a simpler, less commerci…


Christmastime is here – not only for we humans but also for the dogs and cats housed at the Humane Society of Clinton County. On Saturday, the furry friends enjoyed a Christmas dinner courtesy staff and board members of the local Humane Society and generous donations made by the community.

Aperion Care Frankfort recently announced an ownership change that became effective on November 1. Renamed Clinton House Rehabilitation & Healthcare Center, the 88-bed subacute and skilled nursing facility provides “a broad spectrum of care, including long- and short-term care and rehabi…

Members of the Edna Mills Club of the Clinton County Purdue Extension Homemakers recently made a donation to the Mulberry Stone Soup Food Pantry. Extension Homemakers work to strengthen families through continuing education, leadership development and volunteer community support. There are c…

The Board of Public Works and Safety approved during its regular meeting on Monday a $555,000 contract with KJG Architecture to design a new headquarters for the Frankfort Police Department.

The Community Foundation Serving Howard, Clinton and Carroll Counties has received a Large-Scale Community Leadership Grant of $4,986,515 through the seventh phase of Lilly Endowment Inc.’s Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT VII) initiative. The grant will support efforts to establish a…


The Vintage Café celebrated its Grand Opening on Friday at 12 McKinley Ave., and its three owner-operators are happy to see patrons enjoying Frankfort’s newest restaurant.