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Mayoral statement: flags at half-staff September 11

Tomorrow, September 11 is Patriot Day. As we approach the 13th anniversary of the most devastating day in our nation’s history, at the directive of Governor Mike Pence, flags at our City buildings will be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday. On this somber day of remembrance, I ask you to join […]

Wabash National Corporation to expand operations with Frankfort facility

Company expects to create more than 100 jobs with new manufacturing operation for diversified products group LAFAYETTE, Ind. – Wabash National Corporation (NYSE: WNC), a diversified industrial manufacturer and North America’s leading producer of semi-trailers and liquid transportation systems, today announced plans to invest more than $2 million to expand production operations for its Wabash […]

Rachel’s Challenge event designed to inspire FHS students

August 28 presentation part of City’s 200-Day Plan and Mayor’s Youth Leadership initiative Frankfort, Ind. – As part of the McBarnes administration’s 200-Day Plan and the Mayor’s Youth Leadership initiative, on Thursday, August 28 Frankfort High School students will hear from a presenter with Rachel’s Challenge, a national organization designed to equip and inspire individuals […]

Statement from Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes: Monday, August 4, 2014

Steps being taken in the aftermath of July 28 drowning tragedy at TPA Pool Frankfort Police Department’s investigation and Clinton County Coroner’s report The Police Department’s investigation is ongoing. The Coroner’s report and autopsy results, including cause of death will not be completed for six to eight weeks. The details of this statement concern the […]

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 […]

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

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 […]

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 […]