Frankfort Pays Fond Farewell to McKinney

Monday night was a special evening as approximately 125 friends, family and colleagues gathered at the Frankfort High School’s Hot Dog Cafe for a celebration who has spent 39 years in public education, including the last 10 as Community Schools of Frankfort assistant superintendent and superintendent. “This is an amazing community and a great city…

Kokomo Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Dealing Methamphetamine

Demario Barker, 33, of Kokomo, Indiana, was sentenced late last week to 25 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to two counts of distribution of methamphetamine. According to court documents, law enforcement officers began investigating Barker’s drug trafficking activities in 2019. On June 22, 2020, and July 31, 2020, Barker distributed methamphetamine from his…

COVID-19 Vaccines Now Available For Children Under 5

The Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) announced TuesCOVday that COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 6 months up to age 5 are now available at some Indiana providers, expanding the population eligible to be protected against the disease. Shipments will continue to arrive at participating locations this week. IDOH has updated its map at www.ourshot.in.gov to show sites…

IU Health Arnett Cancer Center Earns National Accreditation

The Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted three-year accreditation to the Cancer Center at Indiana University Health Arnett. To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process and maintain levels…

First Probable Case of Monkeypox Identified in Indiana

State health officials announced today that the first probable case of monkeypox in Indiana in 2022 has been identified. No further information about the patient will be released due to privacy concerns. Initial testing was completed at the Indiana Department of Health (IDOH) Laboratories today. Confirmatory testing is pending at the Centers for Disease Control…

Marines Needing Donations for Toys

Brad Ulick and Chris Grendys, Elkhart Area Marines Detachment, have volunteered to travel to Estonia to oversee the distribution of the toys sometime around early September. And they need help with travel expenses. Donations for travel expenses should be made out to Department of Indiana, MCL with a note in the memo as noted. Donations…

Fair Parade Set for Sunday, July 10

The Clinton County Fair Council is once again hosting the annual Clinton County & 4-H Fair parade, on Sunday, July 10 at 2 p.m. This yearly tradition helps kick off the fair week. Local law enforcement, fire departments, 4-H clubs, community nonprofits, antique machinery, and many more groups are part of this exciting event! The…