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Booth steps down as local United Way director

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Board president Rick Stefaniak recently announced the departure of Carolina Booth as executive director of United Way for Clinton County, effective Friday, in order to begin work as a Community Development Officer with United

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COACH Kids celebrates year of mentoring

MARSHALL: Educator and mentor Josh Marshall was the keynote speaker at the annual COACH Kids Spring Banquet at Arborwood.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Youth mentoring was celebrated and mentors were honored during the annual COACH Kids Spring Banquet on Thursday at Arborwood in Frankfort. “It was fantastic,” said Susan Grasham, executive director of COACH Kids of

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors returns

Times staff - news@ftimes.com Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes announced on Tuesday the return of a program designed to help some of the city’s residents with the upkeep of their property. “Frankfort senior citizens, disabled veterans and physically chall

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Public Record

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office May 16 9:24 a.m. – property damage accident reported in the 2000 block of North State Road 27, Frankfort 9:40 a.m. – harassment reported in the 800 block of North State Road 29, Frankfort 12:30 p.m. – harassme

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Summer Kids' workshop

ECOSYSTEMS: A student explores nature in Camp Cullom during last year’s Ecosystems class.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Schools will soon be out, but that doesn’t mean that there will not be fun ways to learn in the county over summer break. The Learning Network of Clinton County is currently registering kids entering grades 1-12 for its

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PACCC recognized for fundraising efforts

Efforts: The Purdue Alumni Club of Clinton County earned first place for the number of donations received and second place for the amount raised for local scholarships on Purdue University’s annual Day of Giving on April 24.The local club collected 130 total gifts, far outpacing second-place Purdue Alumni Club of Cleveland (83), and only the Purdue Alumni Club of Chicago ($8,671) collected a larger amount than the Clinton County club ($7,030.50). Thefirst-place finish earned the PACCC an additional $2,500 from the Purdue Alumni Association for use in its general scholarship fund. The PACCC will have its annual scholarship recognition dinner starting at 6 p.m. June 20 at Arborwood.

PACCC recognized for fundraising efforts

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IU Health breaks ground on new Frankfort hospital

GROUNDBREAKING: Posing for a photo during Friday's groundbreaking ceremony are, from left, Jim Moyer, Marilyn Riley, Shan Sheridan, Chris McBarnes, Josh Uitts, Steve Woods, Scott Shoemaker, Bert Weaver, Alan Dunn, Kelly Braverman, Vic Lechtenberg and Daniel Neufelder.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com IU Health celebrated construction of the new Frankfort Hospital with a groundbreaking ceremony Friday morning, just west of the current facility on the south side of the city. A large crowd gathered for the event, including IU

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Rossville celebrates its graduating seniors and kindergartners

SENIOR WALK: Rossville Middle/Senior High School's graduating seniors paraded around the west side parking lot during the annual Senior Walk on Wednesday.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Rossville Middle/High School's graduating seniors walked a parade route wearing their caps and gowns during Wednesday's annual Senior Walk and Alphabet People. The "Alphabet People" were Rossville Elementary School's young stu

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Public Record

Clinton County Sheriff’s Office May 15 4:30 p.m. – reckless driver reported at East County Road 150 South and South County Road 180 East, Frankfort 6:38 p.m. – intoxicated driver reported in the 50 block of Hobson Street, Mulberry 9:55 p.m. –

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TPA Park Aviary celebrates reopening

UNVEILING: Frankfort Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets, center, cuts the ribbon surrounded by city officals, employees and donors during Thursday's ceremony at TPA Park.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Frankfort Parks Superintendent Travis Sheets and his department hosted the grand reopening of the TPA Park Aviary on Thursday afternoon, and a crowd of dozens came to witness the ribbon-cutting ceremony before touring the newl

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CP Motorsports wins World Finals

CHAMPIONS: Clinton Prairie Motorsports won the evGrand Prix World Finals and Series Championship on Wednesday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com The Clinton Prairie Electric Go Kart Motorsports Team took first place in the High School evGrand Prix series after its No. 65 kart driven by Brady Myers won the World Finals, and teammate Cody Criswell finished 11th in t

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Footnotes

By Kathy Scircle - Branch Operations Manager, Rossville Library The Friends of the Rossville Library are holding their annual “Used Book Sale on the Porch” May 17 to June 1. There will be items of interest for adults and children – both fiction an

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Mountains of Memories - Donna Stonehill

By Janie Ford Lank - momthepoet@yahoo.com Donna Stonehill was born Donna Leslie on Nov. 5, 1947 in Terre Haute to Donald and Eunice Leslie. She was one of two daughters. “We moved a lot, and I went to four grade schools, two junior high schools and two high s

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YMCA Happenings

Summer Day Camp The best summer days are spent with friends experiencing new things and going on adventures through activities, field trips, sports, craft projects and outdoor education. Camp also includes songs, swimming, movie days and games that will allow the c

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Club Notes

Class of ’63 reunion The Class of 1963 met at 9 a.m. May 7 at Hoops Sports Bar and Restaurant. Those in attendance were Martha Aders, Bruce and Julie Aughe, David Beals, Bob and Shiela Boggess, Jan Crawford, Carole Ferris, Paul and Sandy Hale, David Hewlitt,

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Public Record

Frankfort Police Dept. May 14 8:45 a.m. – shoplifting reported in the 1300 block of South Jackson Street 11:44 a.m. – overdose reported 4:15 p.m. – child neglect reported in the 1400 block of East Wabash Street 5:00 p.m. – threatening incide

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CSF honors Teachers of the Year

PEART: Deborah Peart poses for photos with CSF Superintendent Don DeWeese, left, and FHS Principal Steve Edwards, right, after she was voted Teacher of the Year by her peers at Frankfort High School.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Teachers of the Year were announced and honored for their work at the Community Schools of Frankfort Board of Trustees regular meeting on Tuesday evening at the Education and Administration Center on East Wabash Street in Fran

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Mitchell sworn into CSF board

ON BOARD: Mandi Mitchell was sworn in as the newest member before the start of Tuesday's regular meeting of the Community Schools of Frankfort Board of Trustees.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Lifelong Frankfort resident and Frankfort High School alumna Mandi Mitchell was sworn in as the Community Schools of Frankfort Board of Trustee's newest member moments before Tuesday evening's regular meeting at the Education

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Winner, winner, chicken dinner

TASTEFOOD by Lynda Balslev If you are searching for an easy and rewarding family dinner, then look no further than a chicken. A whole roasted chicken is a weeknight wonder, yielding a bounty of comforting food with little effort. It will fill your home with tantali

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National exhibit makes local impact

SHARING STORIES: Active Minds, a nonprofit organization supporting mental health awareness and education for students, has made stops at primarily college and university campuses in the country for 11 years now.

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com Clinton County students were bused in to walk through the Send the Silence Packing exhibit during its 22nd and final stop of its spring tour Tuesday on the Clinton County Fairgrounds in Frankfort. The traveling exhibit, which

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Send Silence Packing

By AARON KENNEDY - akennedy@ftimes.com A traveling exhibit on the subject of mental health will be open for the community to visit and experience from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. today at the Clinton County Fairgrounds thanks to the efforts of Healthy Communities of Clinton C

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Milestones

Hannah Lyn Turner born May 6 Hannah Lyn Turner, daughter of Joshua and Courtney Turner of Frankfort, was born May 6 at Witham Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces. Hannah is welcomed home by her sisters, Hayleigh and Hayzel. Maternal grandparents are Doug and A

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Weeds and grass ordinance amended by council

Times staff - news@ftimes.com The Frankfort City Common Council unanimously approved two ordinances on their third readings at its regular meeting Monday evening at Old Stoney. The two ordinances, 19-05 and 19-06, amend section 96.26 of the Municipal Code of the ci

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