The 11th Annual Grandma’s Cook-Off, sponsored by Genda Funeral Home, will be Saturday, September 22, Judging begins at 2 p.m. and winners will be awarded $300 in each of four categories — Main Dish, Side Dish, Dessert and Soup, Rules are as follows: cook your Grandma’s favorite recipe and bring completed dish fully prepared with recipe. One entry per person and you must be present to win. Winners will be announced the day of the event and the decision of the judges if final. There is no cost to enter and the registration deadline is Wednesday, September 19. For more information, call 659-3356. The event will also be streamed on WILO-TV.


Kilmore United Methodist Church Fish Fry will be held Tuesday, September 18, from 4:30-7 the church located at 4159 N. County Road 0 E/W. This is an all-you-can-eat event. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children 6-10 years old and children 5-an-under are free.


Constitution Week will be celebrated by the Captain Harmon Aughe Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) during the week of September 17-23.


Tim Ryan, nationally-acclaimed addiction speaker and A&E’s ‘Dope Man’, will speak at Foster Park in Kokomo on the drug addiction crisis on Wednesday, September 19, from 6-8 p.m. The event, hosted by Turning Point System of Care, will feature live music as well as Ryan’s personal story of his battle with addiction and remarkable recovery. For more information, contact Jennifer Johnson at 765-437-4419 or 765-480-6496.


Shoup’s will be hosting Party on the Patio Summer Series featuring John Riggins and Isaac Rudd on Saturday, September 22, from 4-11 p.m. rain or shine at Arborwood. Tickets are $30 in advance and $35 at the door. Tickets on sale at, Shoup’s Retail Store in Frankfort and at the door the night of the event. Tickets include dinner and beverages. Cash Bar will be available. Must be 21 and over to attend.


Cornerstone Assembly of God located at 5641 W. Mulberry/Jefferson Rd.,Frankfort, is having a Hog Roast & Car Show on Saturday, September 22, from 4-6 p.m. Car registration starts at 2 p.m. Show registration fee is $10. Early registration fee is $8. Swap meet fee is $15. Awards to be presented at 5 p.m. Free meal for each driver entered (guest is $5 each). For more information, call Randy at 606-307-4657 or Tami at 765-513-5334.


The End of Summer Car Show will be held at Faith Family Church on Saturday, September 22, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This will feature an escorted cruise to the Cornerstone Church Hog Roast & Car Show. More information is available at or fund them on Facebook.


The Learn-N-Share Club will meet Tuesday, September 25, at 6 p.m. at Highland Park Church, 516 W. Sycamore, Kokomo. Everyone is welcome. They will be making simple, fall decorations. On Tuesday, October 23, at 6 p.m., they will making homemade noodles to be ready for the holidays. You will need to bring eggs, flour, a large tray or cookie sheet, and a towel that does not have fuzz on it. The towel is to place under the noodles to help absorb moisture in order to take them home. For more information, contact Nancy Newell at 765-457-7164.


The Frankfort Community Public Library is presenting its sixth exhibition of photographs from the James Ostler Slide Collection through October 26. This year, they are sharing pictures that were digitized during the first year of the Clinton County: Fun in the ’50s project. Admission is free. For more information, call 654-8746.


The Paul Philippe Resource Center has announced its schedule of events for the remainder of the year: Thursday, September 20 — ‘The Mountain Between Us’, leave at 8:45 a.m.; lunch OYO; Thursday, September 27 — Leave at 9 a.m., IKEA lunch, OYO; Wednesday, October 10 — Antique Fan Museum — lunch OYO; Thursday, October 18 — Last Movie ‘Wonder’, lunch — OYO; Tuesday, October 23 — Stookeys in Thorntown, OYO, leave 10:30 a.m.; Friday, October 26 — Pitch in — Open Pot Luck — Dress up for Halloween; Friday, November 16 — Amish Tacos, leave at 4 p.m., OYO; Thursday, November 23 & Friday, November 24 — Closed; Tuesday, November 27 — Bus to TPA Park for Soup/Lights, OYO; Thursday, November 29 — Bus to TPA Park for Soup/Light, OYO; Friday, December 7 — Living Nativity, Lafayette, leave 5:45 p.m.; Friday, December 14 — Christmas Pitch-In Ham Lunch. For more information, call 659-4060.


Cornerstone Assembly of God Church at 5641 W. Mulberry-Jefferson Road hosts the Isaiah 55 Food Pantry on the following dates: Friday, September 21; and Friday, September 28. Produce and baked good may be available before the 6:30 p.m. church service on Wednesday, September 12; Wednesday, September 19; and Wednesday, September 26.


The Howard County Emergency Management Agency is hosting an American Heart Association Heart Saver CPR Class on Tuesday, October 2, from 1-4 p.m. at the Howard County EMA Complex, 627 S. Berkley Road, Kokomo. The class is open to the public. Cost is $20 (cash only) to cover materials. To register, call the Howard County Emergency Management Office at 765-456-2242.


Ron Darrah will be giving a genealogy workshop for beginners entitled ‘They Did What?’ at the Frankfort Community Public Library on Tuesday, October 2, at 6 p.m. Cost of the class is $2 and registration is required. To register, call 654-8746, visit or stop by the library.


The following events are coming up at the Delphi Opera House: Saturday, October 6 — Comedian Costaki Economopoulos, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, October 13 — Scott Greeson and Trouble with Monday, 7:30 p.m. Tickets and details: or call 765-564-4300.


The Frankfort Community Public Library is holding a Halloween Costume Swap in room 219 on Wednesday, October 3, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. All ages are welcome to attend and participate. The intent of the costume swap is to reuse gently-worn costumes you no longer need or that no longer fit and find a new costume from someone else. For more information, call 654-8746.


The Galveston United Methodist Church, 515 S. Maple St., Galveston, is hosting a Chicken Noodle Dinner on Saturday, October 6, from 5-7 p.m. Meal includes chicken and noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, applesauce, pie and beverage. Tickets are $10 for adults, children 3-12 are $5 and children 2-and-under are free. Carry outs are available. For more information, call 574-699-7642.


The Clinton Prairie Class of 1974 will be holding a reunion on Saturday, October 6, at The Trails in Lafayette. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Cost is $30 a person. Mail a check to Lynnette Stewart Griffis @ 12336 W. Crest Dr., Monticello, IN. 47960. Questions or information on missing classmates; call or text Lynnette @ 765-414-4724 or Teri Wampler Clow @ 850-228-5945.


The Feast of the Hunters Moon will be held Saturday, October 6, and Sunday, October 7, at Fort Ouiatenon in West Lafayette, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Visitors will savor the food, customs, peoples, transportation, music and commerce of 18th century life on the grounds of the oldest European settlement in Indiana. This event is presented by the Tippecanoe County Historical Association.


The Colfax Historical Society Presents the first Hickory Harvest Festival scheduled for Saturday, October 13, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Colfax-Perry Township Public Library Grounds in Colfax. There will be Artisan vendors, food vendors, live bluegrass music, demonstrations by Tippecanoe Power and Steam Association, Pioneer Games for kids and a historical hayride through Colfax.


The Clinton County Civic Theatre will be holding its first show of their 30th season on October 25-28 in the Skanta Theatre at the Frankfort Community Public Library. The show will be ‘The Farndale Avenue Housing Estate Townswomen’s Guild Dramatic Society Murder Mystery’. For more information, call 654-8746.


Howard County Extension Homemakers are now taking orders for apple dumplings. If you have ever had one, you know how fantastic they are. If you have never had one, you are missing out. Get your order in before October 27 by calling 765-456-2313. They are $3 each or 6 for $17. Low sugar dumplings are available.


The Clinton County Fairgrounds Winter Storage Program is scheduled for Saturday, November 3 beginning at 8 a.m. Reservation are not accepted as entry is on a first come-first served basis. The charge is $10 for each foot in length for each item stored. The date for owners to retrieve their equipment will be Saturday, March 23, 2019, at 8 a.m. For more information, call 659-6306.


Events going on in Frankfort, Clinton County and North Central Indiana during 2018: September 22-23 — Boone County Treasure Hunt; September 26 — WILO Senior Fair, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Community Life Center at the First Church of the Nazarene; September 28-29 — Ouibache Music Festival in West Lafayette; September 28-30 — Festival of the Turning Leaves in Thorntown; October 6 — Moonlight Madness in Flora; October 6 — The Sunshine Festival in Lebanon; October 6-7 — Feast of the Hunters’ Moon in West Lafayette; October 13 — Frankfort Oktoberfest in downtown Frankfort; October 20, 27 and 31 — Haunted Adams Mill in Cutler; November 23 — Light Up Logansport Parade; November 23 – December 26 — Christmas in the Park at Spencer Park in Logansport. November 24 – December 23 — Zionsville Christmas in the Village; November 24 – December 30 — Christmas at the Seiberling in Kokomo; December 1-24 — Frankfort Celebration of Lights at TPA Park; December 1-2 — Purdue Christmas Show; December 7 — Kokomo First Friday Holiday Celebration & Downtown Lighting; December 31 — Kokomo New Year’s Eve Celebration.