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50th Anniversary of Wesley Manor Retirement Community

WHEREAS, Wesley Manor was founded and continues to operate on Christian principles with the philosophies of service and ministry, care and compassion; and, WHEREAS, Wesley Manor, a non-profit affiliated organization with the United Methodist Church, welcomes people of all races and religions; and, WHEREAS, Wesley Manor has been serving older adults, providing them with a […]

City pledges $29,000 for new sidewalks leading to Suncrest Elementary

First major infrastructure investment of McBarnes’ administration focused on children’s safety Frankfort, IN – In another achievement of his 100-Day Plan, Mayor Chris McBarnes announced the City is pledging $29,000 to Frankfort Community Schools to build new sidewalks leading to Suncrest Elementary School as the first major community infrastructure improvement of his administration. Monies from […]

Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program launches in April

Frankfort, IN – Frankfort senior citizens and physically challenged residents can benefit from a program about to be launched to help these community members with their yards and the exteriors of their homes, announced Mayor Chris McBarnes. A companion program to the Fire and Police Departments’ Safer Seniors Program, the Neighbors Helping Neighbors Program involves […]

Frankfort Operation Spring Clean Up April 22-28

Frankfort, IN – Encouraging individuals, families, businesses, schools, service organizations and churches to participate, Mayor Chris McBarnes is launching Frankfort Operation Spring Clean Up, a citywide clean up and revitalization effort April 22 – 28 as part of his neighborhood revitalization cornerstone. Various environmental activities will take place that week, culminating in a community clean […]

Blue and White Day in Frankfort

WHEREAS, the members of the Frankfort High School Boys’ Basketball Team, led by Coach Tom Weeks, worked hard day in and day out throughout the season; and, WHEREAS, on March 2, 2012, the Frankfort Hot Dogs celebrated their first sectional victory in 15 years; and, WHEREAS, our local basketball stars will battle for a regional […]

Frankfort Firefighters deploying with District 4 Task Force tonight

Frankfort, IN – Deploying with fellow District 4 Task Force members later on tonight, four Frankfort firefighters will take Engine #4 to assist with search and rescue and firefighting needs in tornado-ravaged southern Indiana. Battalion Chief Tony Snyder and Firefighters Craig Rutledge, Scott Freeman and Mitch Laughner will join fellow emergency responders as the group […]

McBarnes hosts first Mayor’s Night Out February 29

Frankfort, IN – Mayor Chris McBarnes invites the community to join him and his department heads at his administration’s first Mayor’s Night Out event on Leap Day, Wednesday, February 29 from 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. at Flavors Coffee House & Deli. “Open to the entire community, Mayor’s Night Out is a significant piece of my […]

Frankfort redevelopment commission to meet February 28

Frankfort, IN – Newly appointed members of the Frankfort Redevelopment Commission (FRC) will meet on Tuesday, February 28 to initiate the first part of the process for developing a long-term Economic Development Plan. The five members of the new Redevelopment Commission are mayoral appointees Don Barnes, Nikki Beem and John Virtue and Council appointees Rick […]

Clinton County Community Foundation funds leadership summit

Frankfort, IN – In his ongoing communications about this week’s upcoming City of Frankfort-Clinton County Leadership Summit, Mayor Chris McBarnes expressed his gratitude to the Clinton County Community Foundation for funding the event. “Thanks to generous funding of $1,700 provided by the Clinton County Community Foundation, we will be able to learn from the expertise […]

McBarnes shares leadership summit agenda

Event to be streamed live for citizens Frankfort, IN – Continuing to communicate about his upcoming Leadership Summit, Mayor Chris McBarnes shared the evening’s agenda with City and County leaders invited to the February 23 event. “As sometimes happens with an event that has not happened in quite a while or has never been done […]