Today marks what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King’s 89th birthday. In remembering and celebrating his life, we think about his courage and drive to make our society – and all of us – better and stronger, demonstrating resilience in the face opposition. Often, striving for improvement, whether it’s personal or professional, done on […]
Today, January 9, we celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Day (LEAD), a nationwide recognition of the difficult and dangerous jobs our law enforcement officials face as they work diligently to help keep all of us safe. As I’ve said so often, we are fortunate to have outstanding, dedicated public safety servants here in our city and […]
Today, we lost a true community legend with the passing of Vern Kaspar. For those of you who may not have heard, Vern passed away in his sleep early this morning, just 10 days shy of his 96th birthday. Vern was incomparable. A consummate seeker of information, interested in so many different current events, people […]
First thing this morning, we met with Police Chief Troy Bacon and Fire Chief John Kirby to strategize on a plan going forward for those needing shelter in our ongoing extreme temperatures. We want to thank the generous folks at the First Nazarene Church for opening their doors and hearts to help all those who […]
Anyone without shelter in these freezing temperatures tonight or anyone who comes across someone without shelter this evening should call 911 and report that individual(s)’ situation/physical condition. Clinton County Dispatch will send the appropriate local public safety authorities (police, fire, EMS) to help that person or those people and connect them with shelter at the […]
First, best wishes to all of you for a safe, productive and blessed new year! May 2018 be filled with much happiness and good health for all of you and those you love. Second, with a wind chill warning in effect from 10:00 p.m. tonight until 1:00 p.m. tomorrow, please use extra precautions if you […]
With today marking the fifth anniversary of the horrific tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, I ask you to join me in remembering the 20 innocent children and six staff members senselessly murdered that day. As you may recall, the 20 precious children were six and seven years old, just starting to […]
With today marking the 76th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Governor Holcomb has directed flags be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset in remembrance of this horrific day that took so many courageous service members’ lives and prompted our country’s involvement in WWII. As we remember this fateful day more than a […]
Notice is given that the Redevelopment Commission of the City of Frankfort, Indiana, will meet on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 5:30 p.m. in the Council Chambers, 301 East Clinton Street, Frankfort, Indiana; that the Commission’s regularly scheduled meeting on December 25, 2017 is cancelled.
Governor Eric Holcomb has directed flags at government facilities across the state be flown at half-staff for Pearl Harbor Day, Thursday, December 7. Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset tomorrow. The Governor also asks businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff on Thursday.