Goodwin Funeral Home Hosts First Bike Safety Event

Goodwin Funeral Home put on its first bike safety event called ‘Cover Up Life is aHead’ on the opening day of the Hot Dog Festival Friday in the parking lot of the funeral home. Owner Bill Miller said they came up with the idea for the event from a constituent who lives out of state.…

Copper Penny Opens in Downtown Frankfort

Downtown Frankfort officially welcomed its newest business during the opening day of the Hot Dog Festival as the Copper Penny opened its doors. Jon Baker, who is the owner of the Copper Penny along with his wife Anita, said they decided to keep working following the closure of Plunder on the Square. “We’ve been doing…

2017 Could Be Record Year for Indiana

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Indiana Secretary of Commerce Jim Schellinger says, if economic development continues at its current rate, 2017 “could be the best year in IEDC’s history.” The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says, so far in 2017, the state has secured 164 commitments from companies to locate or grow in Indiana. The organization…

Do I Have to Stop for that School Bus?

In Indiana late July and early August brings hot weather, the State Fair and also the start of a new school year. Every school year the Indiana State Police receives numerous complaints about school bus stop arm violations from school corporations around the state. The Indiana Department of Education surveys school corporations annually for stop…

Hot Dog Festival Entertainment Wide and Varied

The following is the entertainment lineup for this weekend’s Hot Dog Festival in downtown Frankfort. FRIDAY 11 a.m. Variety Show by Clinton County Youth Theater – Main Stage (11:15-noon) 2:30 p.m. Frankfort’s Got Talent Show Competition – top two in each age category(Pre-K; Elementary, Middle School, High School & Adult) move on 5:30 p.m. Flannel…

Two People Injured in Crash on State Road 39 North

Two people were injured in a one-vehicle crash early Thursday morning on State Road 39 North just south of County Road 200 North. Dakota Carroll, 19, of Frankfort was the driver of 2002 Dodge that was north bound on State Road 39. For an unknown reason, the vehicle went off the east side of the…