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Frankfort awarded $216,648 in Community Crossings matching grant funds for additional paving projects

FRANKFORT AWARDED $216,648 IN COMMUNITY CROSSINGS MATCHING GRANT FUNDS FOR ADDITIONAL PAVING PROJECTS Frankfort, Ind. – With the award of $216,648 in Community Crossings matching grant funds from the Indiana Department of Transportation, Frankfort City officials will pave three additional road projects this year. According to Mayor Chris McBarnes, these funds are a dollar to […]

Business culture expert to speak at 2016 Leadership Summit

Event theme: Making Clinton County’s Business Culture World-Class Frankfort, Ind. – More than 75 community, government, education and business leaders from the City of Frankfort and Clinton County will meet Thursday, August 25 for Mayor Chris McBarnes’ sixth Leadership Summit, with this year’s focus on making Clinton County one of the most outstanding business cultures […]

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Downtown tree removal, replacement, additions part of sidewalk revitalization project

Frankfort, Ind. – As an important piece of the City’s downtown sidewalk revitalization project, several trees around the Downtown Square will be removed and replaced with a more appropriate species for the downtown area. According to City Councilor Joe Palmer who is helping spearhead the downtown sidewalk revitalization work and whose Council district includes the […]

Mayoral statement: stay safe in the heat!

With today and tomorrow’s extreme heat, please be careful and stay safe by: drinking plenty of water, opposed to soda and alcoholic beverages if you need to be outside, take frequent breaks from activity and seek shade stay inside in air-conditioning, if possible The YMCA, Boys & Girls Club and the Frankfort Neighborhood Center are […]

Neighborhood Connection meeting Thursday

Frankfort, Ind. – Wrapping up the City’s fourth Neighborhood Connection Program, Mayor Chris McBarnes and the leaders of the City’s Police, Fire, Building Services, Parks and Street Departments will host an informal meeting for residents in Frankfort’s northeast quadrant at East Side Park (Lawrence Ferrell Park) Thursday, July 21 from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Neighbors […]

Flags to remain at half-staff until Friday to honor Baton Rouge police officers

Mayoral statement: flags at half-staff until Friday to honor Baton Rouge police officers In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Mike Pence has directed flags to be flown at half-staff until Friday, July 22 to honor the police officers killed and injured in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Please join me in keeping these dedicated law enforcement officers […]

Flags at half-staff to honor Dallas police officers

In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Pence has directed flags be flown at half-staff to honor the service and sacrifice of five Dallas law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty last night. Flags are to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday. The Governor has asked businesses and residents to lower […]

Mayoral statement on Dallas police officers killed and injured

With great sadness we learned about the Dallas police officers killed and injured in last night’s ambush following a peaceful protest. I ask that you join me in keeping those officers, their families and the entire Dallas law enforcement community in your thoughts and prayers. These heartbreaking, violent scenes are yet another painful reminder of […]