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Franklin, Indiana News

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Work on Jefferson Street to restart Drivers heading through downtown Franklin will need to start using another set of detours: construction on Jefferson Street begins again today. A three-year, $12.1 million project to rebuild Jefferson and King streets, from U.S. 31 to Eastview Drive, bega
Daily Journal of Johnson County | 18 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Texting 911 has slow start The texts have been about domestic situations, car accidents and suspicious people in a neighborhood. But so far, the number of times county dispatchers have gotten a text about an emergency remains less than once a day, on average. Last year, county disp
Daily Journal of Johnson County | 18 hours, 51 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Clark-Pleasant school adding more Chromebooks Starting next school year, another Johnson County school will join the growing list of those who provide devices to students. Students at Clark-Pleasant Middle School will be getting Chromebooks to use instead of textbooks. The added 1,600 devices is a co
Daily Journal of Johnson County | 18 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Applications being accepted for Camp Riley Applications are being accepted for this year’s Camp Riley program, a camp for kids with physical disabilities and other special needs. Online applications to secure a spot are available at rileykids.org/Camp. Camp Riley is hosted at Bradford Woods,
Daily Journal of Johnson County | 20 hours, 8 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Greenwood transit workshop planned Greenwood city planners invite local residents to learn about the future of transit options in the area during a workshop in March. The workshop will be 8 a.m. to noon March 9 at Central Nine Career Center, 1999 U.S. 31 South, Greenwood. A light breakfast
Daily Journal of Johnson County | 20 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Caucus tonight to pick 2 new officials Daily Journal staff reports Franklin Republican precinct committee members will meet tonight to pick a new member of the city council and a new member of the Franklin Township board. Candidates for city council are Brian Alsip, Bob Heuchan and Jim Higdon.
Daily Journal of Johnson County | 20 hours, 12 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Volunteer drivers needed for veterans Local veterans organizations are looking for volunteer drivers who can take local veterans to and from their medical appointments at the Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis. Roudebush VA and the Johnson County Veterans Transportation Network are r
Daily Journal of Johnson County | 20 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Coming near you? New direction on east side A long-discussed plan to bring new development to the east side of Franklin is beginning with a proposal for a new hotel and apartments. Plans call for an 80-room hotel and a 120-unit apartment complex on the west end of the property, and the developer ha
Daily Journal of Johnson County | Feb 25, 2017 08:20 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Childs death a terrible accident Investigators are calling the death of a child after being struck by her mothers vehicle a terrible accident, the sheriff said. One-year-old Ella Lee Hammons, who would have turned 2 next month, died after she was struck by a vehicle her mother was backin
Daily Journal of Johnson County | Feb 25, 2017 08:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Every minute counts: Response times drop with new dispatch system In the past year, firefighters are making it to accidents and fires faster, which they credit with saving lives. Their response times have been cut by a minute or more with a dispatching system that alerts them of emergency calls sooner after someone call
Daily Journal of Johnson County | Feb 25, 2017 08:10 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend

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