Russ Kaspar

Camp Cullom Lodge Shows Off New Roof

Camp Cullom’s lodge now has a new look after the recent installation of its new sloped  roof.  The lodge was having problems with its flat roof and was able to cure the problem with a new metal roof.  A Clinton County Community Foundation  grant was primarily responsible for funding of the project with some additional…

Jimmy John’s Opens This Week

WILO, Shine 99 and Clinton County Daily Daily News has learned that the new Jimmy John’s on the west side of Frankfort opens this week. Joseph Bookwalter, local manager, said that the store will be ready for the October 17th opening. Fresh bread was baking this morning for the opening.  The first sandwich for the…

Science Academy at Camp Cullom: A Place of Discovery for 5th Graders

92 Acres at Camp Cullom Friday night and  Saturday turned into one giant science laboratory.  Approximately 40 5th graders selected by their teachers from Rossville, Frankfort, Clinton Central and Clinton Prairie participated in the Academy. The goal of the Camp Cullom Academy of Science is to spark and fan a burning love for Science among…

Center Township Seeks to Stop Poverty Cycle

Kevin Evans, Center township trustee, grew up in a poverty-stricken environment.  He has successfully stopped the poverty cycle in his own life and is seeking to help others do the same. Evans spoke at the Frankfort Rotary Club Thursday October 5th and updated the gathering on Center Township activities. Kevin Evans received the Indiana Township…

Prairie Grass Observatory Takes Delivery of New Dome

Camp Cullom’s Prairie Grass Observatory just took delivery of a new dome for its 7″ Meade Refracting Telescope.  The $23,000 Dome will be assembled by volunteers in the next several weeks. Camp Cullom expects the telescope to be installed in the new dome by winter. The SkyShed Pod Max 12.5 foot dome will have an…

Carroll Elliott 1929-2017

Carroll L. Elliott by Goodwin Funeral Home • October 3, 2017 Carroll L. Elliott, 88, of Frankfort, died at 9:25 p.m. October 2, 2017 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Ind. Born March 28, 1929 in Frankfort, Ind. to Carl L. & Lucille (Kaser) Elliott. He married Janice N. VanTyle on October 18, 1953 in…

28th Senior Fair “Best Ever”

The 28th Annual Senior Fair Presented by Encompass Credit Union, Trilogy Health Services and WILO/Clinton County Daily News.com enjoyed one of its largest crowds ever according to several comments and menu items close to empty serving trays. Pictures by Erick Dircks: CLICK HERE The Community Life Center at the First Church of the Nazarene provided…

Sheridan vs. Tipton Football Match-up Friday On Shine 99 TV

The 5-1 Sheridan Blackhawks travel to the 6-0 Tipton Blue Devils Friday Night September 29th.  Shine 99 TV will broadcast the game LIVE. Kick off is at 7:30 and pre-game with Johnathan Mathis starts coverage on Shine 99 TV at 7:20. You can watch the game on Shine 99 TV at www.shine99tv.com.  The game will…

Watch Grandma’s Cook-Off Saturday on WILO TV

Come to Grandma’s Cook-Off at Genda Funeral Home at 608 North Main Street in Frankfort Saturday September 23rd if you can but if you can’t make it, you can watch the action LIVE on WILO TV. Dennis Bergendorf and Russ Kaspar host the fun on WILO TV while WILO’s Ken Hartman judges with the Main…

Rock-a-palooza In The Park Gave Away 900 Prizes: VIDEOS

45 Days Ago Pam Toney had an idea. The idea turned into reality Sunday at TPA park. Have volunteers paint some beautiful rocks, mark certain rocks as winners and hide them like Easter Eggs in the Park.  Winning Rock finders receive Prizes from Area Businesses. Serve cotton candy, hot dogs, Frito Lay Chips and Snow…