If the divorce becomes official in coming days, it should come as no surprise. The political marriage of Mayor Bill May and Frankfort Plant Board Chair Anna Marie Pavlik Rosen was a bad match from the beginning, propped up the past two years only by the mayor’s rivalry with a former city com…
An observer of city and county politics who left the country a year ago, stayed off the internet and just returned to town might be shocked by what he sees.
A popular narrative around the Frankfort Plant Board’s Tanglewood water tank controversy puts the blame for expensive and time-consuming litigation on the so-called “Roach commission” — a reference to the city commission’s 2018 vote to side with Tanglewood residents in the squabble.
Criminal cases in Franklin County Circuit Court – indictments, pleas and sentences – fill the better part of a full page in this newspaper every week, despite Frankfort’s being a mostly tranquil place with little violent crime.
When Frankfort City Commissioner Katrisha Waldridge, during a debate over bicycle trails last month, publicly ridiculed Mayor Bill May as an alleged flip-flopper, observers were too stunned to realize what they’d just witnessed: the unofficial start of the 2020 mayoral race.