Russ Kaspar

Perfect Weather For Fire And Ice

25 degrees, sunny with light winds says it all for the ideal weather at this years Frankfort Jaycees Fire and Ice Festival in downtown Frankfort. Weather at the annual festival has been challenging in years past with drizzling rain and above freezing temps but this year better weather could not have been ordered out of…

Howard “Buzz” Hoehn

Howard “Buzz” Clark Hoehn, 98, of Frankfort, died February 6, 2019 at Wesley Manor.  He was born September 1, 1920 in St. Louis, Missouri to Roy O. and Verna (Camp) Hoehn.   He married Doris D. Rice on March 5, 1949 and she preceded him in death on October 18, 2018. Mr. Hoehn was a 1938…

Frankie’s Cafe Coffee Adds To Downtown Fare

Frankie’s Cafe – Coffee opened on the southeast corner of the Frankfort Square next to Pepe’s Restaurant.  Downtown Frankfort now has several places to choose from including: Bridy’s Bakery Johnny “V’s” Greek’s Pizzeria Downtown Diner Main Street Pub and Eatery Frankies Cafe – Coffee Pepe’s Arni’s Now downtown Frankfort has a new place to sit…

Waking Up To 45 Below Windchill In Clinton County

Clinton County is waking up to windchill temperatures of -45 degrees this morning triggering school and business closures throughout the area. 20 mile per hour Northwest winds gusting to over 30 miles per hour add to the frigid conditions.  After  this morning, the temps will be on a steady climb toward a weekend high of…

USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Program Deadline Extensions

  January 28, 2019 USDA Farm Service Agency Announces Program Deadline Extensions USDA’s Farm Service Agency extended deadlines on many of its programs because of the government shutdown and the emergency nature of many of the programs. Below are updated deadlines: *** For details on all program deadlines and extensions, view FSA National Notice CM-807…

Frankfort Zonta Speaker Helps Explore Space

Amelia Earhart pushed the boundaries in her attempt to circle the world in 1937.  She was the first female aviator to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and was a visiting faculty member at Purdue University. Ashwati Das-Stuart spoke Wednesday night at the annual Amelia Earhart Dinner at the Paul Phillippe Resouce Center. Das-Stuart is…

Drug and Alcohol Recovery Home Coming To Frankfort

Drugs and Alcohol can tear apart families and tear down lives. Plans are underway to build a substance abuse recovery home on nearly 5 acres just south of Baily Trucking on Roy Scott Parkway on the west side of Frankfort. Baily Trucking has already donated nearly 5 acres for the recovery facility.  The vision is…