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Mountains of Memories - Ed Teter

BY JANIE FORD LANK - momthepoet@yahoo.com Paul Edward Teter was born Nov. 20, 1945. He was adopted by Myrna and Ralph Teter of Frankfort. He was their only child. “I was raised as a Wood side Woodchuck on West Morrison Street in Frankfort,” Teter said.

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Man arrested after manhunt

BY Paige Conley - pconley@perutribune.com The Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, with the help of several other law enforcement agencies, apprehended a Frankfort man following a large-scale manhunt Tuesday morning. According to Chief Deputy Joe Mink, a 

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Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 17 3:18 p.m. – theft reported in Mulberry 4:09 p.m. – reckless driver reported on West State Road 28, Frankfort 4:21 p.m. – reckless driver reported at North State Road 29 and East State Road 26, Frankfo

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County schools receive $1,000

By Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@ftimes.com Two Clinton County elementary schools, in partnership with Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition, are recipients of a $1,000 grant to increase overall student health. Clinton Prairie and Suncrest Elementary recei

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Inspired locally

CRAFTING CREATIONS: Reinhert shows off one of her first tee shirt blankets. This blanket shows off all her memories.

By Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@ftimes.com Stellar Creations on Main will celebrate its two year anniversary come early October. What started as a small local shop focused on small gifts, Stellar Creations now offers Frankfort residents personalized embro

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Schools to promote mental health through volleyball

By Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@ftimes.com Clinton County schools will participate in Mental Health Awareness volleyball games sponsored by Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition and The Buck Up Foundation. With September being suicide prevention mont

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Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 14 1:34 p.m. – reckless driver reported on South US Highway 421, Kirklin 1:48 p.m. – suspicious vehicle reported in the 8300 block of East County Road 100 North, Michigantown 2:48 p.m. – juvenile problem

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Roadwork on Ind. 29 begins today

MOVING ALONG:Drivers will be forced to seek alternative routes till Thursday, INDOT’s expected time to complete the chip-seal project.

By Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@ftimes.com Lane closures begin today on Ind. 29 for chip-seal projects, via a press release issued Monday by the Indiana Department of Transportation. The project will last untill Thursday, Sept. 20, weather permitting. INDOT crews w

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Carving a masterpiece

THE GIVING TREE:Gary Smith starts drawing on the stump the new outline of his gargoyle. Smith found a rotted piece of wood, making him have to carve out a different spot and start over.

By Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@ftimes.com A recent owl popped up on Washington Avenue, and it looks like it’s here to stay. As the owl continues to adapt to its home, Lafayette resident and woodcarver Gary Smith continues to add charm to the street by carvin

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Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 12 9:19 a.m. – reckless driver reported at South State Road 39 and East County Road 550 South, Frankfort 2:31 p.m. – personal injury accident reported on West County Road 200 North, Mulberry 3:01 p.m. –

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County finalizes budget

By Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@ftimes.com The County Council finalized its budget on Wednesday afternoon, giving employees a three percent salary increase. After all 25 department pled cases to the council both Tuesday and Wednesday morning, requests reached a tot

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Remembering 9/11

SAYING THANKS TO FIRST RESPONDERS: Frankfort Police Captain Jim Skinner recieves his certificate and pin from Healthy Communities of Clinton CountyCoalition.

By Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@ftimes.com Around 35 people gathered for Healthy Communities of Clinton County Coalition’s fourth annual walking event Tuesday, in rememberance of Sept. 11, 2001. The “In Honor of All Who Serve,” walk honors an

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Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Sept. 11 12:27 p.m. – found property reported at South County Road 750 East and East County Road 200 South, Frankfort 1:25 p.m. – illegal dumping reported in the 4000 block of North County Road 900 East, Forest 3:00

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Frankfort introduces metal detector policy

BY Spencer Durham - sdurham@chronicle-tribune.com Policies on the use of metal detectors and searches and seizures at Frankfort schools were presented at Tuesday night’s board meeting. Frankfort’s school board heard from Assistant Principal Joel McKinne

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Council commits $60K to Kirklin

By Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@ftimes.com The County Council committed $60,000 to the Town of Kirklin, for its economic development plan Tuesday. Kirklin is currently in phase two of its economic development plan. The second phase is connecting the Monon Trai

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