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Frankfort man facing domestic battery charge

BY Spencer Durham - sdurham@chronicle-tribune.com A Frankfort man has been charged with domestic battery and strangulation stemming from an incident on Aug. 11. Britt Loren York was arrested after Frankfort Police were dispatched to 308 E. South St. on a

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Friday night lights returns

SMALL TOWN:Friday night football games aren’t just about what happens on the field. It’s also about what happens in the stands and the days leading up to kickoff.

BY Katharine Calabro - kcalabro@perutribune.com Every school year brings new changes, procedures and policies, but one thing students, families, friends and alumni look forward to never changing is the anticipation and celebration of a Friday night football game. W

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Community Briefs

FPD’s Munoz, Hall complete supervision course Police Lt. Cesar Munoz and Sgt. Evan Hall recently completed an intense 320-hour eight-week online Supervision of Police Personnel course from the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety. Having already a

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AncestryDNA 101

BY SUSIE BLACKMORE Amy Orr Harbor will be teaching a class entitled AncestryDNA 101 at the Frankfort Community Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 6 at 6 p.m. in the Lower Level Meeting Room. Harbor will show participants how to navigate their DNA home page on Ancest

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Tykes vie for 'Cutest Baby' title at Summer's End Festival

BY SHARON BARDONNER - sbardonner@ftimes.com The Rossville Summer’s End Festival opens with amusement rides Thursday, Aug. 23 from 6-10 p.m., followed Friday, Aug. 24, from 4-11 p.m. with a full food court and a complete schedule of evening events. One of thos

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Frankfort council chews on changes to pet ordinance

PET ORDINANCE: The Frankfort City Council is considering updating its pet ordinance. But members tabled the issue Monday to consult with the Humane Society of Clinton County and the Clinton County Health Department.

BY SHARON BARDONNER - sbardonner@ftimes.com At the request of Rodney Wann, administrator for the Clinton County Health Department, the Frankfort City Council is considering changing its pet ordinance to delete obsolete rules and vaccination requirements.  Acco

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Community Briefs

Class of 1963 The class of 1963 met on Tuesday, July 3, at 9 a.m. at Hoops Sports Bar and Restaurant. Those attending were Martha Aders, Bruce & Julie Aughe, David Beals, Carole Ferris, Shady Lane, Bill Mohler, Donna Myers, Bob Sharp, Andrea Shriver, Flossie Sw

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Wearable 'microbrewery' measures radiation damage

BADGES: Workers in hospitals and nuclear facilities can wear disposable yeast badges to check their daily radiation exposure instantly.

by PURDUE NEWS SERVICE The same way that yeast yields beer and bread can help hospital lab workers better track their daily radiation exposure, enabling a faster assessment of tissue damage that could lead to cancer. But rather than building portable cellars or ove

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Midterm election could be a 'tipping point' for women, minority candidates

by PURDUE NEWS SERVICE A record number of women have secured major party nominations for the U.S. House of Representatives, setting the stage for a potential “tipping point” during the 2018 midterm election. “I anticipate this is what elections wi

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Public Record

Frankfort Police Department August 9 9:23 a.m. – harassment reported in the 200 block of West Washington Street 9:38 a.m. – property damage accident reported in the 1200 block of North John Street 10:54 a.m. – hit and run reported in the 400 block

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Mountains of Memories: Eldon Dunk

BY JANIE FORD LANK - momthepoet@yahoo.com Eldon Dunk was born on Oct. 10, 1945 on a farm outside Rossville, the fifth of sixth children born to Rae and Florence Dunk. He attended grade school in Owen Township and Rossville High School, graduating with the clas

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Contestants ready for Summer's End Festival

BY SHARON BARDONNER - sbardonner@ftimes.com The Rossville Summer’s End Festival, to be held Thursday-Sunday, Aug. 23-26, includes the ever-popular Queen Pageant and Little Miss and Little Mister Contests as part of the Friday night activities. The event opens

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Holcomb shares school safety report, next steps

BY SHARON BARDONNER - sbardonner@ftimes.com Friday Gov. Eric J. Holcomb released the report detailing the school safety recommendations compiled by a working group formed by Indiana Department of Homeland Security Director Bryan Langley, in conjunction with David W

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Dull's Farm to host Field Day Aug. 29

by PURDUE NEWS SERVICE The 2018 Central Indiana Field Day will bring together experts to share information with attendees on a wide range of topics that impact the agricultural industry such as unmanned aerial vehicles, weed research, cover crops and entomology, an

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Space Camp for adults to be held Aug. 24, 25

FT STAFF REPORT news@ftimes.com Those wondering what life would be like in space will have a chance to experience it from 6-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24 and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 25 at the Frankfort Municipal Airport when Spaceport Indiana hosts its second Space

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CP Principal Clark selected for IPLI leadership training

STAFF REPORT - news@ftimes.com Kirsten Clark, principal of Clinton Prairie Jr./Sr. High School has been selected for the sixth cohort of the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute at Indiana State University’s Bayh College of Education. The Indiana Princ

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