Russ Kaspar

TPA Park 4th of July Scrapbook

Once again the Frankfort JayCees put on a spectacular safe show at the TPA park in Frankfort on July 4th. The 2018 edition of the Fireworks started at about 10:10 with Mayor Chris McBarnes lighting the first shell, a large 8 incher.  The fire in the sky lasted about 23 minutes lit up by about…

Prairie Creek Park Design Starting To Crystallize

Landscape Architects Randell Ernstberger Associates, LLC are starting to “zero in” on the design for the new downtown Prairie Creek Park going in across from Nickle Plate Flats in downtown Frankfort. Principal Architect Cecil Penland, PLA and Landscape Architect Sami Bronowski gave a conceptual 3-D rendering presentation to the Frankfort Rotary Club Thursday at Arborwood.…

Harvard Terrace Parade Now Over 25 Years Old: Photos and Video

The “Norman Rockwell” setting of the Harvard Terrace parade is now over 25 years old.  The annual 10:00 AM start for this favorite July 4th parade features shady streets, the fun time band and kids galore parading on bikes, trikes and about any creative wheeled invention you can think of that can bring some smiles…

20th Annual Relay For Life In Video and Photos

Shine 99/WSHW Broadcast LIVE from the Clinton County Relay for Life Saturday.   Cindy Loveless set up in the small Gym at Frankfort High School and had the opportunity to interview organizers and survivors. Now check out the captivating footage Erick Dircks put together to memorialize the event this last Saturday. The attendance to the…

Clinton House Health Looking For CNA’s, LPN’s and RN’s

Clinton House Health and Rehab is looking to hire full time or part time CNA’s, LPN’s and RN’s. Clinton House Health and Rehab is located at 809 West Freeman Street in Frankfort. Benefits are available for all full time employees. Dependablity, Flexiblity and Loyalty while serving the Clinton House families are key traits looked for…

Kirks Crossing Festival Has Plans To Raise The Bar Next Year

Kirks Crossing Festival is on a roll.  The nine member planning committee just came off a successful festival and is making plans to take the festival to the next level in the next few years.   Festival committee member Bethany Perlee gives this update on the Kirk’s Crossing Festival as it looks to the future:…

TPA Park Renaissance Continues

The TPA Park is showing several highly visible improvements under the McBarnes administration.  The new look was started a couple years ago with the rehabilitated TPA Stone Shelter House, steps and lamp-lighted drinking fountain. All the TPA park picnic shelters were improved at that time, followed recently by completion of new bathroom facilities at the…

Kirks Crossing 2018: Pictures and Parade Video

Kirks Crossing on June 23 brought smiles and excitement to Kirklin. Erick Dircks and Patty Keaton Parks were there to catch the action for you. Sit back, relax and enjoy Kirks Crossing through the lens of Erick and Patty: For Saturday Photos by Erick Dircks: CLICK HERE Facebook Users, CLICK HERE For Sunday Photos by…