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Clinton County Under Flood Watch Through Wednesday Morning

The National Weather Service in Indianapolis has expanded the Flood Watch to include portions of central Indiana and west central Indiana, including the following areas in central Indiana, including Clinton County, through Wednesday morning. Besides Clinton, other affected areas are Boone, Howard and Tipton in east Central Indiana. In west central Indiana, areas now affected…

Optimist’s Oratorical Contest for Scholarships Set

Youth are invited to gain experience in public speaking and compete for college scholarships in this contest.  Any youth under the age of 18 as of October 1, 2017 may enter.  There is no minimum age.  The topic is “Where are My Roots of Optimism?”.  The length of each speech must be 4 to-5 minutes…

New Purdue Program Aims to End Special Education Teacher Shortage

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Purdue University’s College of Education says its new accelerated degree program, Fast-Track, will get special education teachers into classrooms sooner. The program begins in fall semester 2018, and offers special education majors the opportunity to graduate within three years. Purdue special education clinical instructor Jasmine Begeske says the Fast-Track program is…

Sheriffs Provide Security Training for Places of Worship

The Indiana Sheriffs’ Association (ISA) has convened a group of sheriffs and sheriffs’ personnel from across the state to develop training materials that will help places of worship create security plans to keep citizens safe during the holiday season. “In today’s world, we must continue to make our citizens in our communities feel safe, no…

Public Encouraged to Attend Drug Conversation With First Responders and Judicial Leaders

United Way for Clinton County and Center Township of Clinton County are partnering together for a series of six conversations where the public can ask questions of local leaders and organizations. These conversations will encourage the public to attend with the first one focusing on first responders and judicial leaders. The first conversation will focus…

Frankfort Hot Dogs Alumni Hall of Fame Inducts First Class

The inaugural Frankfort Hot Dog Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony took place Saturday afternoon in the auditorium at Frankfort High School. And, from all indications, the event was an incredible success. “I think it went very, very well,” said Hall of Fame Chairman Don Stock. “It’s been a good weekend. I know most of the…

New Street Signs With Hot Dog Logo Coming Soon

The Frankfort Board of Works approved a bid of $24,675.29 for new street signs on Wednesday that will be going up in the city soon. “We’re getting ready to order about 915 street signs with the new Hot Dog logo on them,” said Frankfort Street Superintendent Jason Forsythe. “Those signs will also be a reflective…

Dial Phone For Savings: Bid For Bargains Saturday Morning

McDonalds Certificates, Arby’s Certificates, Marco’s Pizza, Hoop’s Restaurant, LaCasita Restaurant, Red Barn Summer Theatre,  Pepe’s, Johnny V’s, Greek’s Pizzeria, a beautiful trailer from TC trailers…the list goes on and on. You can bid and buy these items and many more buy listening to WILO 96.9 FM or WILO 1570 AM starting at about 9:05 Saturday…

BZA Approves Pizza King at Corner of Walnut and Williams

The Board of Zoning Appeals voted 3-1 Wednesday night to approve a new Pizza King to be established at the corner of Walnut and Williams in Frankfort. “I think everybody wants to see growth in Frankfort and the majority of the board agreed with this because of the precautions taken with the fencing, additional curb…