Prairie Grass Observatory Takes Delivery of New Dome

Camp Cullom’s Prairie Grass Observatory just took delivery of a new dome for its 7″ Meade Refracting Telescope.  The $23,000 Dome will be assembled by volunteers in the next several weeks. Camp Cullom expects the telescope to be installed in the new dome by winter. The SkyShed Pod Max 12.5 foot dome will have an…

INDOT to Close US 421 for Four Weeks

Clinton County Central Dispatch has announced they have received notification from INDOT that beginning on Monday, October 9, State Rd 39 (US 421) will be closed between County Road 200 North and County Road 300 North.  The closure is for Walnut Creek/Clinton County Landfill to install a commercial driveway and at the same time take…

Carroll Elliott 1929-2017

Carroll L. Elliott by Goodwin Funeral Home • October 3, 2017 Carroll L. Elliott, 88, of Frankfort, died at 9:25 p.m. October 2, 2017 at I.U. Health Arnett Hospital, Lafayette, Ind. Born March 28, 1929 in Frankfort, Ind. to Carl L. & Lucille (Kaser) Elliott. He married Janice N. VanTyle on October 18, 1953 in…

PepsiCo Will Honor Two Individuals from Frito-Lay for its Annual Circle of Champions

On Friday, October 6, manufacturers around the country will celebrate National Manufacturing Day, a day created to address common misperceptions about U.S. manufacturing. In conjunction with this year’s Manufacturing Day, PepsiCo will announce its annual Circle of Champions, including two from Frankfort — Thoai Keeley and Brad Anglea Keeley, a Packaging Lead at Frito-Lay in…

Manufacturing Survey: ‘Arrow Is Pointing Up’

Inside INdiana Business reports researchers behind the 2017 Indiana Manufacturing Survey say employers facing an ongoing work force shortage are turning their efforts and investment to automation. However, authors say more technically-advanced operations will require more skilled workers, so ongoing education and training programs must continue to be a priority. Overall, the survey suggests “a…

Lafayette Symphony Orchestra to Begin 67th Season

The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra begins their 67th season with Opening Night (Saturday, October 21, 7:30 p.m.) at the Long Center in Downtown Lafayette.  They’ll be performing a selection of works motivated by the visual arts from composers Torke, Beckel, and Mussorgsky, led by Maestro Nick Palmer. The concert will open with Bright Blue Music (Michael…

Power Outage Hits Northwest Clinton County

Thousands of Duke Energy customers in northwest Clinton County were affected by a power outage Wednesday morning. Reports of outages in Rossville, Mulberry and Edna Mills came in early in the morning. The power outage forced Rossville schools to close for the day Wednesday. A Duke Energy representative says a crew with a mobile substation…