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Honoring Reverend Billy Graham: flags at half-staff March 2

At the direction of President Donald Trump, Governor Eric Holcomb is directing flags across the state to be flown at half-staff to honor Reverend Billy Graham from sunrise to sunset on the day of his funeral, Friday, March 2, 2018. Governor Holcomb also asks businesses and residents across the state to lower their flags to half-staff […]

Mayoral message: Funding the Vision – enhanced quality of place through green spaces

The following is the fourth in a series of messages from Mayor Chris McBarnes regarding the administration’s vision for addressing opportunities and challenges on the community’s horizon. Frankfort must build and expand a comprehensive amenity infrastructure. This type of infrastructure means spaces which celebrate the performing arts, safe trails for exercise enthusiasts, fun and interactive […]

McBarnes to present 2018 State of the City March 1

Event to be broadcasted from FHS  Frankfort, Ind. – Working in tandem with radio and TV class students to broadcast it, Mayor Chris McBarnes will present the 2018 State of City from Frankfort High School’s new broadcast studio on Thursday, March 1 at 12:30 p.m. to highlight Frankfort’s progress and share details of plans for the […]

Mayoral message: Funding the Vision – enhancing public safety with a new police station

The following is the third in a series of messages from Mayor Chris McBarnes regarding the administration’s vision for addressing opportunities and challenges on the community’s horizon. Frankfort Moving Forward: Funding the Vision: Enhanced public safety with a new police station  After daily reflection and prayer, I believe Frankfort’s future comes down to two options: […]

Recreation, Park, Tourism Sciences expert to speak at 2018 Leadership Summit

Event theme: How Green Spaces, Parks and Recreation Impact Communities Frankfort, Ind. – More than 75 community, government, education and business leaders from the City of Frankfort and Clinton County have been invited to meet Wednesday, March 7 for Mayor Chris McBarnes’ eighth City-County Leadership Summit, with this year’s focus on the vital impact green […]

Mayoral statement on Parkland, Florida school shooting

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone affected by today’s horrific shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. With 17 lives lost, many injured and countless others forever changed by this senseless violence, we hold the entire community close in our hearts. We also need to keep the first responders in our […]

Frankfort chosen Indiana’s 9th Best City for Families

Frankfort, Ind. – Out of 55 Hoosier cities ranked with populations of more than 10,000, Frankfort placed 9th in HomeSnacks’ list of Best Cities for Families for 2018. According to Mayor Chris McBarnes, being in the top ten of this list speaks to the community’s many accomplishments and initiatives underway that make Frankfort an appealing location. […]

Mayoral message: Financial State of the City

The following is the second in a series of four messages from Mayor Chris McBarnes regarding the financial status of Frankfort and the administration’s vision for addressing opportunities and challenges on the community’s horizon. Frankfort Moving Forward: Financial State of the City When our administration took office in 2012, we faced numerous challenges: many public […]