Russ Kaspar

Last Case Arena Window Gets Installed In Time For Graduation

Case Arena is making good progress to get ready for Graduation Day Saturday May 27th.  The last translucent window was installed on May 17th.  The new design provides balanced dispersed lighting throughout Case Arena instead of the inefficient and distracting transparent windows of yesterday. WILO TV will broadcast and archive the May 27th Graduation Ceremony…

30 Years Old and Going Strong: Strawberry Festival Friday June 2

Paul Phillippe Resource Center had its first Strawberry Festival in 1987.  30 years later, Strawberrys and ice cream still taste fantastic. Mark Friday June 2 in your calendars for the 30th annual Strawberry Festival. The festival takes place from 11:30 AM to 7:00 PM at the Paul Phillippe Resource Center on West Walnut Street in…

Gyro Factory Takes Over Long John Silvers Building

A careful look at the former Frankfort Long John Silver’s Restaurant building reveals a new sign promoting the next chapter for the highly visible restaurant location at the corner of Wabash and Hoke in Frankfort.  The Gyro Factory will offer Gyro Sandwiches, salads and children’s menu 7 days a week from 10AM to 10PM according to…

Fun At Shoup’s Open House: New VIDEO

Shoup’s Country Foods Celebrated an Openhouse Saturday from 10 to 2.  Shine 99 broadcast LIVE and Chamber of Commerce was there for the ribbon Cutting. Enjoy photos and VIDEO from Erick Dircks and Russ Kaspar as Shoup’s celebrated finished construction of the new office and warehouse/event room area. Photos by ERICK DIRCKS: CLICK HERE Facebook…

Memorialized In The Air

John William “Johnny” Bowen, 51 of Frankfort, Indiana passed away on Wednesday, May 10, 2017 in his home. He was born on December 1, 1965 in Fort Knox, KY to Evelyn Bennett of Naperville, IL and John (Ellen) Bowen of Kokomo. He married Lisa M. Bray on October 27, 2000 in Frankfort and she survives.…

Shoup’s Country Foods Public Openhouse This Saturday 10 to 2

Shoups Country Foods recently expanded thier facilities with new construction at the 2048 South State Road 39 location in Frankfort. The new facility sports new offices and warehouse to better able Shoup’s to serve the area and region from the Frankfort location. Openhouse hours: Saturday May 13:    10:00 AM to 2:00 PM 2048 S.…

Community Remembers Zachary Lynn Caldwell: VIDEO

On May 6, 2017 an accident took the life of Zachary Lynn Caldwell, 13, of Frankfort. Zachary was born September 18, 2003, in Frankfort, to Shannon and Brenda Fingerle Caldwell; his parents survive. Erick Dircks attended the Funeral Service for Zachary and recorded the event if you were unable to attend. Here is Erick Dirck’s…

Boy Scouts To Hold Fishing Contest At Lagoons Saturday

Boy Scout Troop 144 from Flora is hosting and inviting all area Scout Troops to participate in a Fishing Contest Saturday from 9AM to 2PM Saturday May 13 at the Lagoons in Frankfort.  All area Scout Troops are welcome to participate. Bill LaBeau with Troop 144 in Flora said Food and Awards will be provided…