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Mayoral statement: TPA Pool closed for the season

In light of the recent drowning at the TPA Pool this week, by executive order, I have directed the pool will be closed for the remainder of the summer, effective today. We are taking this step out of respect to the family involved in the tragedy and to allow Frankfort police to continue their thorough […]

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Second mayoral statement – drowning at TPA Pool

Sadly, we have learned that 15-year-old Adrian Alanis passed away this afternoon following the tragic incident yesterday at the TPA Pool. Because Frankfort police still are investigating the situation, there will be no other statements made by my office or any other City officials at this time. – Mayor Chris McBarnes

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Mayoral statement – drowning at TPA Pool July 28, 2014

At approximately 1:50 p.m. this afternoon, the body of a 15-year-old male was discovered at the bottom of the diving well in the TPA Pool. Lifeguards pulled him out of the water and immediately began CPR while police/fire/EMS were notified. First responders transported the young man to St. Vincent Hospital in Frankfort and he was […]

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200-Day Plan Monday, July 14, 2014 – Thursday, January 29, 2015

Each of these four cornerstone areas will be continuously monitored and evaluated with progress shared. Neighborhood Revitalization Economic Development Communications Citizen Voice Note: Grant Opportunities Federal, state and regional grant opportunities will continue to be pursued for as many of the above-mentioned projects as possible.

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City flags at half-staff to honor fallen public safety servants

Governor Mike Pence has declared an official period of mourning in honor of the loss of three Indiana law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty in one week’s time. Flags at our City buildings have been lowered to half-staff to honor Tipton County Deputy Sheriff Jacob Calvin, IMPD Officer Perry Renn and […]

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Mayor’s statement on passing of former Mayor McMahon

The City of Frankfort and Clinton County lost a visionary leader this morning with the passing of former Mayor Mary Jane McMahon. We extend our deepest sympathies to her family and many friends. While I did not know Mayor McMahon personally, her legacy is well-known of her caring dedication in improving our community during her […]

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Mayoral statement on Gary police officer killed

Less than 24 hours since the tragic news of IMPD Officer Perry Renn being killed in the line of duty comes the equally sad news out of Gary that an 18-year veteran with the Gary Police Department was killed today. Patrolman Jeffrey Westerfield was found shot to death in his patrol car this morning in […]

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Mayoral statement on IMPD officer killed in the line of duty

We extend our deepest sympathies and prayers to the family and friends of IMPD Officer Perry Renn who was killed in the line of duty late Saturday night when he responded to a shots fired call on the northeast side of Indianapolis. Officer Renn was a 22-year veteran of the force. Our condolences go out […]

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Mayor McBarnes’ statement on Tipton County Sheriff Deputy killed in the line of duty

Our sympathy, thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of Tipton County Sheriff Deputy Jacob Calvin who was killed in a crash on Tipton County Road 300 West near County Road 300 South last night. According to reports, while on-duty Deputy Calvin was enroute to a crash on SR 28 and Tipton […]

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City, Healthy Communities of Clinton County awarded $250,000 Safe Routes to School grant

Four walking routes to be improved, safety and neighborhood revitalization enhanced Frankfort, IN – A $250,000 grant award from the Indiana Department of Transportation’s Safe Routes to School Program to the City of Frankfort and the Healthy Communities of Clinton County means four specific walking routes will be improved, including sidewalk additions, signage, crosswalks and […]

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