John’s business and government experience spans decades. He is the retired owner and manager of Sower Office Equipment. He served as Frankfort’s Mayor in 1980-1983 and as City Commissioner twice, 1977-1979 and 2014-2016. In addition, he has a long record of community service as a volunteer in many local organizations. He graduated from Western Kentucky University with a degree in Business Management. John’s goals include bringing back a multipurpose convention center, expanding river-front development, electing Plant Board members who focus on LOWER RATES, arresting drug dealers and promoting prevention. His wife of 48 years, Phyllis, is a local attorney. They have 3 sons and 3 grandchildren.