Purdue Launches Degree+ Program

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the College of Liberal Arts at Purdue University has unveiled a program aimed at helping students complete two bachelor’s degrees without extending their time to graduate. The program, known as Degree+, allows students outside of the college to complete a bachelor’s degree in their chosen major while also adding…

French Lick Resort Details $17M Expansion

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that French Lick Resort has announced plans for a $17 million expansion project. The Orange County venue says construction has already begun on a six-story guestroom addition and new sports bar, which is expected to be complete in the fall of 2019. The project will add 56 guestrooms to French…

Frankfort Library to Hold Voter Registration Drive

The Frankfort Library will be helping members of the community to register to vote on Tues., Sept. 25, 2018. We will also make important election information available to the public. Maria Lopez will be available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. to Spanish speaking members of the public who need help with registration. The Children’s…

Women’s Conservation Learning Circle to Meet

Are you interested in maintaining productive land while also conserving your natural resources?  Then please join us for the Women4theLand Women’s Conservation Learning Circle on Thursday, October 11, at Camp George C. Cullom from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Women’s Conservation Learning Circle is a woman only, peer-to-peer, informal discussion about conservation, individual land stewardship…

Watch Out for Slow-Moving Farm Equipment

Harvest season is officially underway, which means more slow-moving farm equipment will be on Indiana’s rural roads. To keep Hoosiers safe this year, state agencies are asking motorists to be alert, patient and responsible, as they share the road with these large vehicles. “With more than 14 million acres of farmland, this is a busy…

High School Tennis Courts Renamed in Dedication Ceremony

A huge overflow crowd attended the a very special ceremony for a very special coach Monday afternoon as the high school tennis courts at Frankfort High School were renamed in honor of Jonelle Smith, the long-time and highly successful girls’ tennis coach at Frankfort High School. “What a great honor,” said Smith after the tennis facility…

Clinton County Attracts Crowd At Observatory

The moonlit and star-studded skies Saturday night attracted people for all over. Prairie Grass Observatory was filled with people from the Purdue Astronomy Class, Buck Creek, Lafayette, students from Budapest and Mumbai, Brookston, Indianpolis, Westfield, Kirklin and Frankfort.  This is from a quick sample of the homes of the stargazing crowd of 130 people who…

Moose Lodge 7: Annual Golf Outing Attracts 64 Golfers

Frankfort Moose Lodge 7 held their annual golf outing on Saturday at Frankfort Commons, the beautiful weather brought out 64 golfers and numerous volunteers to take part in this event. It is one of the biggest fundraisers the nonprofit organization does every year. There were a couple of chances for the golfers to win some…

Purdue Launches National Veterinary Medicine Academy

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that the Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is using a more than $3 million grant to establish an academy designed to address a national shortage of veterinarians in rural areas. Vet Up! The National Health Careers Opportunity Program Academy for Veterinary Medicine will also focus on food animal practice…