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Frankfort Police Department Oct. 16 8:21 a.m. - hit and run reported at Beard St. and Washington Ave. 11:43 a.m. - counterfeiting reported in the 0 block of E. Clinton St. 3:34 p.m. - found property reported in the 200 block of S. Columbia St. 5:43 p.m. - harassmen

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Gem City Junction

THE CASE: Freshly made breakfast sandwiches and baked goods were available Friday morning at Gem City Junction.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Seventeen days after opening its doors for its first day of business in downtown Frankfort, Gem City Junction kicked off its Grand Opening Celebration with a Clinton County Chamber of Commerce ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday

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Geometric yet Organic

ART: Fettingis applies masking tape to the wall with the help of a pair of assistants.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Sandra Fettingis has spent the last few days transforming the eastern wall of Gem City Junction at 63 E. Clinton St. into a work of art befitting of “The Gem City.” A prolific muralist from Denver, Colo., Fettingis

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United Way jump-starts local campaign

UPDATE: From left, Russ Odle, Nicole Lanum, Chris Vawter and Jack Ransom pose for a photo after updating United Way for Clinton County's campaign gauge on the southeast corner of the courthouse lawn on Friday. Odle and Lanum work for The Farmers Bank, which is one of three campaign "pacesetters," which helped UWCC already reach 26% of its $450,000 goal. Vawter is the UWCC board treasurer, and Ranson is its 2019 campaign chairperson.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Members of the United Way for Clinton County came to the courthouse square on Friday to celebrate a good start to their 2019 campaign by updating their fundraiser gauge sign for the first time this year. With the help of ̶

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Family History Month at FCPL

The Frankfort Community Public Library wants to help you learn more about your ancestors during Family History Month. On Oct. 17 at 6 p.m., Ronald Darrah will be teaching a class entitled “They Went That Way,” in which he will discuss how use maps to he

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Club Notes

FHS Class of ’63 meets The class of 1963 met at Hoops Sports Bar and Restaurant at 9 a.m. on Oct. 1. Those in attendance were: Bruce and Julie Aughe, David Beals, Bob Bogess, Jan Crawford,Kenny Criswell, Carole Ferris, Danny Goodnight, Bob Howe, Bob Imler, El

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Public Record

Frankfort Police Department Oct. 15 8:23 a.m. - stabbing reported in the 50 block of S. Williams St. 9:52 a.m. - harassment reported in the 600 block of N. Columbia St. 10:57 a.m. - domestic incident reported in the 600 block of Washington Ave. 12:23 p.m. - hit and

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Absentee voting starts Monday

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Election hours and locations were recently announced by the Clinton County Election Board ahead of a general municipal election that has just two contested races. There are three candidates running for two at-large seats on th

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Pop Fantasy

TREE: Prints of many of Thompson's works such as "Tree," above, are available for purchase.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Fantastical works from the mind of graphic artist Andrew Thompson are currently on display in the Anna & Harlan Hubbard Gallery on the second floor of the Frankfort Community Public Library, and they will remain there free

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A tale of two children (and Brussels sprouts)

TASTEFOOD by Lynda Balslev If you have more than one child, you may understand this tale. I have two children. One is an adventurous eater, and one is not. One loves fish, and the other can’t stand it (although I don’t recall her ever tasting much of it

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FPD arrests stabbing suspect

Times staff - news@ftimes.com The Frankfort Police Department responded to a report of a domestic disturbance at apporixately 8:23 a.m. Tuesday in the 50 block of S. Williams St.  Upon arriving on the scene, officers located a 28-year-old male victim who had b

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AT&T celebrates opening of Frankfort store

RIBBON-CUTTING: From left, AT&T Fiber Representative Ben Gerrian, Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes, Frankfort Store Manager Aaron Anderson, AT&T Indiana President Bill Soards, State Sen. Brian Buchanan (R-Lebanon), and AT&T Director of External Affairs Matt Long pose for photos during Tuesday’s ribbon-cutting ceremony at the new AT&T retail store at 1636 W. Ind. 28 in Frankfort.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Telecommunications giant AT&T celebrated the debut of its new retail store design with a ribbon cutting at its new location at 1636 W. Ind. 28 in Frankfort. “We have been open at this location for about 30 days, but

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Public Record

Frankfort Police Department Oct. 11 8:45 a.m. - domestic incident reported at W. Boone St. and S. Columbia St. 9:54 a.m. - domestic incident reported at S. Second St. and W. Walnut St. 11:13 a.m. - counterfeiting reported in the 200 block of W. Washington St. 2:12

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Fairgrounds announce winter storage dates

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com The Clinton County Fair Council will open its Winter Storage Program starting at 8 a.m. Nov. 2 at the Clinton County 4-H Fairgrounds at 1701 S. Jackson St. in Frankfort. No reservations have been taken, so storage space will b

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Milestones

Births Hannah Jolene Houze born Oct. 11 Hannah Jolene Houze, daughter of Katie Fearrin and Joseph Houze of Colfax, was born Oct. 11 at Witham Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces. Hannah is welcomed home by three brothers, Jraydon, Aiden and Elijah; and two sis

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Campos awarded 1st place for essay

ESSAY WINNER: Frankfort High School junior Odalis Campos was awarded first place for her essay during the Hispanic Heritage Festival on Oct. 5 at Veterans Park in Frankfort.

In advance of the Oct. 5 Hispanic Heritage Festival, Frankfort High School students were asked to participate in an essay contest, sponsored by the Frankfort Lions Club, in which they would share what they believed are the benefits of being part of a multicultural

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Human case of EEE virus reported

Times staff - news@ftimes.com The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has confirmed to Indiana health officials that a Hoosier in Elkhart County contracted eastern equine encephalitis, or EEE, a rare virus transmitted by mosquitoes. The patient died as

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A night for all to sparkle and shine

PROM QUEEN: Prom Queen Jessagets a congratulatory hug from a friend during Saturday’s prom.

By Leeann Doerflein - news@ftimes.com Corsages, gowns and dancing the night away on prom night is not just for high schoolers. About 75 guests of all abilities walked through a lighted wrought-iron arch into a world where everyone is accepted at The Autism Support

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