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Building Services officially operating back in Old Stoney

Departments moving back into renovated iconic building in stages Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort’s Building Services team has moved back into Old Stoney and as of 8:00 a.m. today is officially open for business back in the newly renovated structure, so anyone needing City building permits should visit Old Stoney from this point forward. According to […]

Official trick-or-treat hours set for Halloween night

Frankfort, Ind. – Frankfort’s official trick-or-treat hours will be 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Halloween night, Monday, October 31. The Board of Public Works and Safety approved the times at their meeting yesterday. Frankfort firefighters will distribute candy at all three fire stations (headquarters at 257 South Clay Street, Engine Company #2 at 508 North […]

Flags directed to half-staff to honor former Israeli Prime Minister Peres

In accordance with a presidential proclamation, Governor Mike Pence has directed flags be flown at half-staff immediately until sunset tomorrow (September 30) to honor the memory of former president and prime minister of Israel Shimon Peres who passed away Wednesday. Businesses and residents also are asked to lower their flags to pay tribute to Peres. […]

McBarnes letter to the editor: solutions to drug problem

Dear Editor: Communities have issues of all types at all times. Some (we hope most) are positive issues demonstrating progress. Some, unfortunately, are negative and ongoing with Frankfort’s drug problem falling into this category. First and foremost, as city leaders we are acutely aware of the drug epidemic in our city and our officers work […]

Flags at half-staff for Patriot Day

Governor Mike Pence directed flags be flown at half-staff statewide today, September 11 in honor of Patriot Day, with flags lowered at sunrise and returned to full staff at sunset. Businesses and residents are encouraged to lower their flags to half-staff as well to pay tribute to the men and women injured or killed in […]

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 […]

Bowhall Maple trees

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 […]