Chamber Helps Understand Construction

Shan Sheridan, Executive Director of the Clinton County Chamber of Commerce recently sat down with a few local officials for approximately 30 minutes. The purpose was to get an update on all the construction in the city of Frankfort. Shan spoke with Mayor Judy Sheets, Police Chief Scott Shoemaker and Street Department Supervisor Jason Forsythe.…

Young Kokomo Entrepreneur Making A Difference Globally

Wylen Ford of Kokomo has developed the “Straw Washer”. Kevin Keith with WILO had a chance to set down with him recently for a phone interview. He has a Kickstarter campaign coming up June 14th. This 21 year old is hoping to change the world. Check out the YouTube link below and listen to his…

City Council Wants to Move Ahead With Automated Trash Pickup

After hearing and seeing a presentation from Best Equipment Company out of Indianapolis regarding automated trash pickup, the Frankfort City Council all agreed to move forward with the project by consensus. “It helps clean the city up,” said Frankfort Mayor Judy Sheets. Council members are going to work on what they want in the plan…

Frankfort Hall of Fame Announces Class of 2022 Inductees

The Hot Dogs Hall of Fame Board of Directors announced the eight 2022 inductees into the Alumni Hall of Fame today.  The class includes a Presidential Speechwriter, a pioneering female golfer/philanthropist, a wrestling champ CEO, a Senior Architect, a high-scoring physician-executive, a long-time coach/community volunteer, a Presidential staff Lieutenant Colonel and a graduate of the…

C. P. Names Smith Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of the 2021 and 2022 Bobby Smith Award winners at Clinton Prairie. This award recognizes a Senior athlete who best displays scholarship, athletic ability, sportsmanship, and mental attitude over their career. Winners were Drew Blacker and Tynlie Neal. Bobby Smith was the former Athletic Director for over 30 years at Clinton…

Janis Thornton to Appear at Library

The Frankfort Library is excited to announce our next Hoosier Storyteller:  author Janis Thornton!  Join us in the Skanta Theatre on Tuesday, May 31 at 6 p.m. for this all-ages, free event. Our host, Michael Clossin, will interview Thornton about her newest book, The 1965 Palm Sunday Tornadoes in Indiana, which features the stories of…

Frankfort Fire Dept. Continuous Improvement

The Frankfort Fire Department and it’s members have recently underwent additional training for hazardous materials procedures. Each crew has participated over the last 2 weeks in hazardous materials containment and control as well as decontamination operations. These types of trainings increases our awareness and enhances their responses toward hazardous materials incidents. Fire Chief Matt Stidham…

Clinton Prairie Youth Call Out Is Sunday

The 1st Annual Spring Football Cookout and Player Callout/Youth Registration will be held at Clinton Prairie this Sunday. Kurt Schlicher the new varsity football coach with Clinton Prairie and Scott Haynes a varsity assistant coach and Clinton Prairie youth football board member will be on hand to answer questions. Youth Football signup will be from…