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Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM: Billy Jacobs Coming To Over The Back Fence

March 24, 2017
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Saturday 10 AM to 5 PM: Billy Jacobs Coming To Over The Back Fence

This Weekend “Over The Back Fence” on the west side of the Frankfort Square is hosting renowned Landscape and American Lifestyle artist Billy Jacobs.  Over the Back Fence has sold Antiques, Primitives and Home Decor items for 14 years in Downtown Frankfort and is hosting Jacobs as a part of thier 14th anniversary celebration....

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Indiana Unemployment Rate Stands at 4.1% for February

March 24, 2017
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Indiana Unemployment Rate Stands at 4.1% for February

Indiana’s unemployment rate stands at 4.1 percent for February and remains lower than the national rate of 4.7 percent. The unemployment rate is a U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) indicator that reflects the number of unemployed people as a percentage of the labor force. Indiana’s Labor Force increased by 7,912 over the previous...

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Lilly Plans $850 Million Into U.S. Plans This Year

March 24, 2017
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Lilly Plans $850 Million Into U.S. Plans This Year

Inside INdiana Business is reporting that Eli Lilly and Co. (NYSE: LLY) has detailed plans to pump $850 million into its U.S. operations this year. That includes a new $85 million expansion of the company’s Trulicity device assembly operations. The drugmaker says the investment is being driven by strong demand and its growing pipeline...

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Frankfort Middle School Releases Third Quarter Honor Roll

March 23, 2017
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Frankfort Middle School Releases Third Quarter Honor Roll

Frankfort Middle School has released its Third Quarter Honor Roll. All A Honor Roll 6th Grade:  Jessica Adams, Anna Beardsley, Wyatt Chriswell, Lexus Foust, Evelyn Garcia, Trevor Gerrard, Rafael Gomez, Trey Haynes, Marihan Hernandez, Lilly Holston, Mason O’Brien, Payne Terry, Payton Teter, Carleigh Williams. 7th Grade: Carina Alanis, Alayna Barton, Ashley Campos-Hernandez, Lisbeth Contreras,...

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Purdue Among Top Agriculture Universities in World

March 23, 2017
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Purdue Among Top Agriculture Universities in World

Inside INdiana Business is reporting Purdue University is ranked among the best universities in the world for agriculture and forestry. The list, created by U.K.-based QS Intelligence Unit, is based on criteria including academic reputation, employer reputation and research impact. Purdue ranks eighth on the list and is the only Indiana institution featured. The...

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Study Shows Indiana Population Growth ‘Sluggish’

March 23, 2017
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Study Shows Indiana Population Growth ‘Sluggish’

Inside INdiana Business is reporting a new analysis from the Indiana Business Research Center at the Indiana University Kelley School of Business suggests the state’s population is growing about as slowly as it has in decades. Senior Demographer Matt Kinghorn says factors at play include a “significant” inbound migration slowdown and lower birth rates...

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Battle of the Badges Set For April 8

March 23, 2017
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Battle of the Badges Set For April 8

In their annual match-up on the hardwood, Frankfort firefighters and police officers will host their annual Battle of the Badges Saturday, April 8 at 1:00 p.m. at Rossville Junior/Senior High School’s gymnasium to raise funds for local scholarships. Public safety officials are hoping to raise $8,000 to be able to award one senior girl...

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Frankfort Police Accepting Applications for Police Officer

March 22, 2017
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Frankfort Police Accepting Applications for Police Officer

The Frankfort Police Department is currently accepting applications for the position of full-time police officer. Applicants must be 21 years of age, a high school or GED graduate, possess a valid Indiana driver’s license at the time of appointment, and be able to pass written, physical and background tests. After the first year, officers...

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Purdue Aerospace District Takes Flight

March 22, 2017
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Purdue Aerospace District Takes Flight

A development hailed as a way to more closely align Purdue University’s aerospace assets with the private sector officially opens Thursday in West Lafayette. The Purdue Research Park Aerospace District, which includes a new Rolls-Royce research and development facility, is part of the $1 billion Purdue Innovation District project. Purdue Foundation President Dan Hasler...

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Ivy Tech Named Authorized Android Training Center

March 22, 2017
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Ivy Tech Named Authorized Android Training Center

Ivy Tech Community College has been named an Authorized Android™ Training Center. The College is one of the only institutions in the United States to have this designation. As an authorized training center, Ivy Tech will be offering a course this fall in Mobile Application Development as part of its Software Development program, which...

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