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Everything tastes better on a stick

by Lynda Balslev - TasteFood Here’s the thing: It’s fun to eat with your fingers. Skewering puts the fun in food, taking ordinary recipes and sticking it to them (pun intended), along with an assortment of dipping sauces – because dipping a stick

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Stewart named director of UWCC

Times staff - news@ftimes.com The appointment of Anita Stewart as the new executive director of United Way for Clinton County was announced by its board of directors on Monday morning. “Anita will lead the charge for improving the health, education and financ

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Public Record

Frankfort Police Department Aug. 16 12:44 p.m. - animal cruelty reported in the 900 block of N. Main St. 2:48 p.m. - domestic incident reported in the 400 block of N. John St. 2:49 p.m. - personal injury accident reported at S. East St. and E. Walnut St. 2:51 p.m.

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Associates Health Center celebrates opening

RIBBON CUTTING: Surrounded by city and county elected leaders, members of the utility service board and IU Health employees, Alan Dunn cuts the ceremonial ribbon during Monday's open house at Associates Health Center at 1632 W. Ind. 28 in Frankfort.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Associates Health Center began seeing patients on July 1, but it took a break to celebrate its successful opening with an open house and ribbon cutting ceremony Monday at 1632 West Ind. 28 in Frankfort. Staffed with IU Health

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Milestones

Leo Sky D. McKinney born Aug. 11 Leo Sky D. McKinney, son of Gabrielle Davis and Cory McKinney, was born Aug. 11 at Witham Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Maternal grandparents are Shawn and JoAnn Davis of Kentland. Maternal great-grandparents are Peggy Ho

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Reichert raises money to fight Crohn's disease

VEGAS: Back in 2013,Crystal Reichert ran in the Las Vegas Rock N' Roll Half Marathon with her team from Boston. Crystal, far right, is seen here posingwith from left, her daughter, Stella; her grandmother,Bonnie Hodge; and her mother, Linda Harrisonafter the race in November of 2013.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Diagnosed with Crohn's in 2010 after several years of serious health issues, Crystal Reichert is now raising money to help study the disease. Reichert, a 2002 graduate of Frankfort High School and 2006 graduate of Rose-Hulman

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Steward named director of UWCC

Times staff - news@ftimes.com The appointment of Anita Steward as the new executive director of United Way for Clinton County was announced by its board of directors on Monday morning. "Anita will lead the charge for improving the health, education and financial st

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Public Record

Frankfort Police Department Aug. 15 8:18 a.m. - juvenile problem reported in the 300 block of N. Maish Road 2:23 p.m. - theft reported in the 800 block of W. Freeman St. 2:44 p.m. - seizure reported in the 1900 S. Jackson St. 4:32 p.m. - domestic incident reported

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Tri-Motor Tour descends on Frankfort

By AARON KENNEDY and SHAINA SHIRAR news@ftimes.com A 1928 Ford Tri-Motor 5-AT-B airplane landed in Frankfort on Monday to give people the opportunity to experience the golden age of aviation Thursday through Sunday at the Frankfort Municipal Airport. According to

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Public Record

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Aug, 13 10:01 a.m. - child found in the 200 block of S. Clinton St., Mulberry 12:43 p.m. - domestic incident reported in the 600 block of W. Franklin St., Colfax 5:27 p.m. - threatening reported in the 5900 block of N. Co. Road

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IU Frankfort Hospital awarded grant money

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com The IU Health Foundation announced on Wednesday that it recently awarded IU Health Frankfort Hospital a grant from the hospital’s Area of Greatest Need fund. The $9,085 grant will be used to pilot a smoking cessation pro

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Sheets continue helping agriculture in Africa

SHEETS: Travis and Gina Sheets pose for a photo on the roof of the Agriculture Research Centerthey made at Liberia International Christian College.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Travis and Gina Sheets spent May and June of this year in Burundi continuing their work of helping develop effective agriculture practices in some of the poorest countries in the world. This summer’s month-long work in t

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City requests public seek permits for events

Staff report - news@ftimes.com In a press release issued Wednesday, the city of Frankfort announced its wishes that planners of community events that meet certain criteria always apply for special event permits weeks in advance. “In response to the growing nu

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F.U.N. selects Dircks as Community Hero

COMMUNITY HERO: Erick Dircks has been named Community Hero for August by Frankfort’s United Neighborhoods.

Frankfort’s United Neighborhoods (F.U.N.) is honored to name Erick Dircks as its first “Community Hero.” “We had over 20 people nominated and, to say the least, it was a hard decision,” said F.U.N. Board member Tammy Danner. “We

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Public Record

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office Aug. 9 10:30 a.m. - wanted person reported at Courthouse Square, Frankfort 10:36 a.m. - theft reported in the 300 block of N. Second St., Rossville 12:28 p.m. - theft reported in the 200 block of S. Perry St., Kirklin 1:06 p.m.

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Club Notes

Class of ’63 meets The Frankfort High School Class of 1963 met at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at Hoops Sports Bar & Restaurant. Those in attendance were: David Beals, Jan Crawford, Carole Farriss, Danny Goodnight, Bob Imler, Shady Lane, Joe McEwen, Bill Moh

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