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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…

Frankfort Announces Fall Clean Up Week Schedule

Frankfort residents are encouraged to take advantage of the City’s Fall Clean Up Week September 30 – October 7, beginning with a free day at the Republic Services Clinton County Landfill for Clinton County residents from 7 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Saturday, September 30.   Pickup trucks, family vans and car loads of materials…

Compton Promoted at Farmers Bank

Kim Compton has been promoted to Senior Vice President of Technology/Operations, effective September 5, 2017.  Kim began her employment at The Farmers Bank on October 31, 2016 as Vice President of Information Technology/Operations. She received her Bachelor of English degree from Indiana University-Purdue University of Indianapolis (IUPUI).  She received a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification…

Fair Council Has Three Big Events Coming Up in the Fall

With all eyes on the future, the Clinton County Fair Council announced Wednesday night that three events will be held in late October and early November. New Fair Council Chairman Jamie Blacker said a Diesel Drag and Diesel Pickup event will be held at the Clinton County Fairgrounds on Saturday, October 21, and a fall…

New HPC Board Wants to See Three-Person Format

The Frankfort Historic Preservation Commission held its first meeting Wednesday night since the ouster of two board members and the departure of two others thus making the Commission a three-member board which is something the new board is going to recommend to the Frankfort City Council that it stay that way. “My belief is when…

Lilly Endowment Approves Grants for Hurricane Relief

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Indianapolis-based Lilly Endowment Inc. is adding to the relief and recovery efforts for the areas affected by hurricanes in the southern portion of the United States and U.S. territories in the Caribbean. The organization has approved a total of $30 million in grants for the American Red Cross, the Salvation…

Farmers Bank Promotes Cripe to VP/Ag Lender

Andrew (Drew) Cripe has been promoted to Vice President/Agricultural Lender, effective September 5, 2017.  Drew began his employment at The Farmers Bank on July 11, 2011, as Agricultural Lender.  Prior to joining the bank, he worked for Monsanto in the seed industry for 4 years. Drew graduated from Purdue University in 2007 with a degree…

Vice President Pence to Visit Anderson Friday

On Friday, Vice President Mike Pence, joined by Governor Eric Holcomb, Senator Joe Donnelly, Congresswoman Susan Brooks, and Congressman Todd Rokita, will visit Anderson, Indiana to meet with local business leaders and Hoosier families to discuss tax reform. The Vice President will conclude his visit with formal remarks to the community at the Wylam Center…