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Mayoral message: passing of City employee Wayne Webster

I am very sorry to share the heartbreaking news that Street Department employee Wayne Webster passed away unexpectedly early this morning. A 24-year employee of the Street Department, Wayne joined the City team on January 2, 1992. He led a number of projects over the years, including providing his leadership skills and vast experience at […]

Mayor, Clerk-Treasurer’s staff move back into Old Stoney

Move completes agencies’ relocation back into renovated building Frankfort, Ind. – Mayor Chris McBarnes and Clerk-Treasurer Judy Sheets’ staff are moving back into Old Stoney today, completing municipal government departments and other agencies’ relocation back into the newly-renovated building. “It’s an all-hands on deck approach by our staff and various other employees in moving the […]

Flags directed to half-staff to honor Private Dakota Stump

Governor Mike Pence today directed flags at state facilities statewide be flown at half-staff for Army Private and Avon native Dakota Stump after he was killed in a car accident in Ft. Hood, TX. Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on the day of Pvt. Stump’s funeral, Saturday, November 12. Governor Pence […]

Clinton County, IU Health officials sign five-year lease agreement for Frankfort hospital

Frankfort, Ind. – In their next step to transition Frankfort’s hospital from St. Vincent to IU Health, Clinton County and IU Health officials signed a five-year master lease agreement with two (2) five-year renewal options at a joint meeting last night. Representing the County’s two governing bodies, Clinton County Council President Alan Dunn and Clinton […]

Final 2016 paving update!

With the completion of paving in East Side Park last week, our paving projects are completed for this year! Thanks to the support of our state legislators State Senator Brandt Hershman and State Representative Heath VanNatter, we received $216,648 in Community Crossings matching grant funds allowing us to pave an additional three streets this year […]

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 […]