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Mayoral statement on school shooting in Santa Fe, Texas

Tragically, another school shooting happened this morning; this time at Santa Fe High School in Texas. At least eight people were killed with three victims being treated at a nearby hospital. With the shooting having happened around 8 a.m. Central time, the situation still is evolving, but the suspect is reportedly in custody. Today’s violence […]

Mayoral statement on railroad activity through Frankfort

Because railroads operate at their own pace, we need to call on our state legislators and federal officials to put into place accountability measures for rail crossing closures that extend over a period of time. Frankfort and Clinton County also are actively researching and pursuing the possibility of utilizing the State of Indiana’s new Local […]

Grant applications accepted for housing repairs for seniors

Frankfort, IN — The Senior Homeowner Assistance for Repairs (SHARP) program is accepting applications for grants up to $15,000 for repairs or replacements to homes owned by low to moderate income seniors.  SHARP is a cooperative effort between the City of Frankfort, The Farmers Bank and the Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis.  The purpose […]

How Green Spaces, Parks and Recreation Impact Communities available here!

Our 2018 Leadership Summit presentation now is available on our City Web site!  You can find How Green Spaces, Parks and Recreation Impact Communities presented by Texas A&M University Distinguished Professor John L. Crompton in two places on the site by clicking on either link below: https://frankfort-in.gov/city-government/mayor/ https://frankfort-in.gov/2018/02/22/recreation-park-tourism-sciences-expert-speak-2018-leadership-summit/ For those of you who attended our […]

Center Township, City enter agreement to inspect rental properties receiving tax dollars

Joint Statement from Mayor Chris McBarnes and Center Township Trustee Kevin Evans: Center Township of Clinton County and City of Frankfort Enter Agreement to Inspect Rental Properties Receiving Tax Dollars In an ongoing effort to continue improving our community’s housing standard, we entered into an interlocal agreement March 28 to begin inspecting rental properties that […]

NHK Seating of America Inc. contributes $150,000 to Prairie Creek Park

Frankfort, Ind. – NHK Seating of America Inc. President Yoshiyuki Shindo and Plant Manager Richard Reck joined Frankfort Mayor Chris McBarnes and other community leaders this morning to announce NHK Seating’s $150,000 contribution to the Prairie Creek Park project over the next three years. In announcing NHK Seating’s generous contribution, Shindo expressed NHK’s support for Frankfort’s […]

Pacers-Frankfort Community Night set for April 10

Ticket order deadline March 13 Frankfort, Ind. – In partnership with the Frankfort Education Foundation, the City of Frankfort is hosting a Pacers-Frankfort Community Night Tuesday, April 10 when the Pacers take on the Charlotte Hornets at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are available for $20 and $35 in two different balcony levels and can be purchased by […]