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•   Barbara Chandler (Reagan)  4/18
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•   Karen Mundell (Kowalski)  2/19
•   Dennis Hollis  2/19
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_____________________________________________________________________ Deana Baldwin Everill passed on Sunday, April 15, 2018.  Prayers for her family and friends.  Obituary is on the "In Memory" page.

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The First Annual Frankfort Hot Dogs' Alumni Hall of Fame

The class of 1961 is honored to have two inductees to this first Hall of Fame ceremony among 13 other distinguished honorees.

Karren Mundell Kowalski

Graduated from Indiana University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing.  She has Master’s Degree and a PhD from the University of Colorado.  She was the first woman from Indiana to serve in the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in Vietnam.  She is now the President & CEO at the Colorado Center for Nursing Excellence and has served as Project Director for three HRSA Grants on Leadership Development.  In 2010 she received the Florence Nightingale Award for Nursing Excellence.  She has also been selected as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Women of America and is a charter member of the Colorado Nurses Association Hall of Fame.  She was elected to the American Academy of Nursing in 1981 and as a fellow of the Academy of Nurse Educators in 2015.  In 2014 she was selected as a TOP 100 Alumni Legacy Leader in the first 100 years of the I.U. School of Nursing.

 

Douglas F. Reid

Graduated from Ball State University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and a minor in Business.  Elected to the Ball State Hall of Fame playing on the 965 undefeated football team.  He was a three-sport athlete at Frankfort and was selected All State in Football in 1961 as well as Indiana All Star in basketball.  He ranks fourth on the all-time scoring list in basketball with 1,449 career points. He’s an All American at Louisberg Junior College in North Carolina.

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You may congratulate Karren and Doug on this website.               

    

 

..Click on picture to enlarge.  55th Class Reunion

                                    

"All hail to dear old Frankfort, to the blue and the white that floats upon the breeze. 

All hail to dear old Frankfort, and all her happy memories.

Three cheers to dear old Frankfort, and may her glory never, never die. Long may we love her, our Alma Mater, Frankfort High"      
    
 
 
    
 
    


  

             
  
 

 

 

Mike Chittick 

 

 From The High Life, April 29, 1960

  
  



Roger Howe, Ron Kellams, Jack Lowden, Dave Newbold, Larry Hill


 
contributed by Tom Bartley
  

   
 

  

 
Remember the Slicks Auto Club ?

 
1986, Tom Sheets wearing Ron Hibbard's Slicks jacket.

 

Smitty's Garage truck, notice the Slick's Auto Club on the back.

 

  

 

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1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower: Farewell Address, January 17, 1961.

John F. Kennedy: Inaugural Address delivered January 20, 1961.

Population: Total Growth Rate Increase
World: 3,080,063,747 1.80 56,018,983
U.S.: 183,691,000 1.67 3,020,000

Barbie doll introduced in Europe

First commercially available integrated circuits

Daniel Boorstin publishes The Image (New York: Vintage, 1961), an incisive critique of the media and “pseudo events”

Adolf Eichmann on Trial for Role in Holocaust

Bay of Pigs Invasion

Berlin Wall Built

Peace Corps Founded

Soviets Launch First Man in Space

NASA launches Alan Shepard in Freedom 7, first American human suborbital flight

Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) organizes Freedom Rides into the South to test new Interstate Commerce Commission regulations and court orders barring segregation in interstate transportation. Riders are beaten by mobs in several places, including Birmingham and Montgomery, Ala.

Movies: The Hustler, 101 Dalmatians, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, West Side Story, The Misfits, The Absent Minded Professor, Splendor in the Grass

Songs: Moon River, Where the Boys Are, Will You Love Me Tomorrow, Blue Moon, The Lion Sleeps Tonight

TV Shows: Bullwinkle, Walt Disney’s Wonderful World of Color, Hazel, Dick Van Dyke Show, Top Cat

Books: Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert Heinlein; Catch-22, Joseph Heller; The Carpetbaggers, Harold Robbins; The Making of the President: 1960, Theodore White; The Agony and the Ecstasy,
Irving Stone; The Winter of Our Discontent, John Steinbeck

Bob Dylan arrives at New York’s Greenwich Village

British bluesman Alexis Korner forms the Blues Incorporated, with a rotating cast that will include Charlie Watts, John Surman, John McLaughlin, Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richard, Eric Burdon, Jack Bruce, Ginger Baker, etc.

The Tokens’ The Lion Sleeps Tonight uses operatic singing, Neapolitan choir, yodel, proto-electronics

The Beach Boys’ release Surfin in December and launch surf-music

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