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Meet the Frankfort Hot Dogs Alumni Hall of Fame

BY SHARON BARDONNER - sbardonner@ftimes.com

This weekend the inaugural class of the Frankfort Hot Dogs Alumni Hall of Fame will be inducted. Over the next few days The Times will present each of the 15 honorees selected for inducton in 2018. The inductees are graduates of Frankfort High School unless indicated otherwise.

Gary Thomas Goode

Class of 1985

After graduating from Frankfort High School, Gary Thomas Goode attended Bellarmine University in Louisville, Ky., where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education in English. He ranks third on the FHS basketball all-time scoring list with 1,511 points.

He also ranks first in season scoring average with 27.3 points per game during the 1984-85 season. In 1985 he was selected to the Indiana All-Star Team.

During his tenure as the head basketball coach at Bardstown High School in Kentucky he won the Class A basketball state title in 2006.

James William Goodwin

Class of 1922

James William Goodwin graduated from the University of Illinois in 1926. He became a well-known businessman working with his father at the Goodwin Funeral Home. He was active in many service organizations and a philanthropist to all in Clinton County.

As an avid tennis player, he actively supported the high school team, the city tennis tournament and the summer tennis program.

The Goodwin Tennis Picnic was an annual event, usually hosting more than 100 tennis players per year for more than 50 years.

Goodwin will be represented by his grandson, Bill Miller.

Larry Allen Gosewehr

Class of 1979

As a Hot Dog, Larry was an IHSSA State Golf Champion in 1978, All State, State Junior Champion, Big “I” National Champion, International Junior Masters Champion. He was also ranked No. 3 Junior Golfer in the United States and was selected as a Prep All-American.

At Purdue University, he was a member of the Big 10 Champions golf team in 1981. He was inducted into the Indiana High School Golf Hall of Fame in 1995 and has been a member of the PGA of America for more than 23 years.

Vance J. Hinton

Class of 1975

Vance J. Hinton graduated from Purdue University with a bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering. He started Powerohm Resistors Inc., making resistors and served as president and CEO until 2014.

In the fall of 2009, Powerohm Properties LLC, an affiliate of Powerohm Resistors, acquired The Faust Hotel and The Faust Brewing Company in New Braunfels, Texas. The hotel is designated a Texas Historic Landmark and named to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

With a vision to preserve and restore The Faust Hotel to its historic 1930s’ era ambiance, while implementing modern amenities to maximize guest comfort, as Powerohm Properties’ managing partner, Hinton began the necessary repairs and renovations to hotel, including re-outfitting the rooms with period antiques.