At a history-themed camp, youngsters can learn to play a dulcimer or make a bonnet.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Governor visits, credits facility's success to 'great Hoosier workers'
Gov. Mike Pence speaks at an event for Caterpillar Reman Powertrain Indiana to mark 30 years in business in Franklin.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Business workshops offered in Franklin
As part of its Lunch & Learn Series, Ivy Tech Corporate College will offer several upcoming business management workshops in Franklin.
Recycling office plans Saturday drop-off hours
The recycling district will collect items from 9a a.m. to noon at their office, 900 Arvin Road, Suite A, Franklin.
Summer camp ignites students' interest in science
It looks like a crafts class, as students slice Styrofoam cups in half and thread strings so they cross into a peace sign, but they are really building a robotic "grappler" for space stations.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Signs being replaced to boost visibility for drivers
Road signs throughout the county have been marked with colorful spray paint as local street departments replace about 6,000 stop, warning and street signs with bigger, more reflective versions.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Franklin Ivy Tech branch set for Dog Days of Summer event
The Franklin campus of Ivy Tech Community College will conduct its second Dog Days of Summer from 2 to 6a p.m. Friday at 2205 McClain Drive.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Manufacturer plans expansion
One of Johnson County's biggest industrial employers plans to grow by making temporary workers permanent and adding new jobs.
The Indianapolis Star
Indiana Unsolved: Chynna and Blake Dickus
Longtime Star reporter Diana Penner recounts details of the crime, the victims and where the case stands with hopes of generating new information.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Editor of The Year: Scarlett Syse
Take a bow Scarlett Syse! The hard-working newsroom veteran has taken top individual honors as the Editor of the Year in the just announced and intensely competitive LMA 2012 Editorial Contest.
NSK subsidiaries plan $30.2M expansion near Indianapolis
NSK Corp. and NSK Precision America, subsidiaries of Japan-based NSK Ltd. , plan to spend $30.2 million to expand their manufacturing operations in Franklin, Ind., near Indianapolis.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Flood, aftermath 'changed our lives so much'
When a Franklin resident proposed filling a once flood-damaged section of the city with trees, he had two goals, including providing downtown with a feature unique to central Indiana.
The Star Press
Indiana looks to replace GED as changes loom
FRANKLIN, Ind. -- Indiana is looking to replace the General Education Development exam with another high school equivalency test ahead of planned changes in price and format.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Season ends for local boys golf teams
Neither sectional champion Center Grove nor third-place Greenwood advanced from the 18-team regional field at Champions Pointe Golf Club in Henryville.
Waters wash away business owner dreams
Private investigator Darrell Heady outside the office on Jefferson Street he had during the 2008 flood.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Ivy Tech in Franklin schedules open house
The Franklin campus of Ivy Tech Community College will conduct the second annual Dog Days of Summer from 2 to 6a p.m. June 14 at 2205 McClain Drive.
Planner helped hundreds recover from disaster
When the rain falls for several days or downpours during quick storms, you might see Joanna Myers driving near the creeks through Franklin.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Franklin couple walks long road to recovery after losing home in flood
Bob and Shirley Seng are pictured sitting in their love swing on the front porch of their house on Graham St. in Franklin, In, Tuesday, May 21, 2013.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Grizzly Cubs fall to Jeffersonville in regional contest
Unranked Franklin, which had won the Johnson County Tournament, the Mid-State Conference championship and a sectional title, lost to No.
Rounding out intersection plans
A roundabout is planned at the intersection of Graham and Whiteland roads to help ease rush hour congestion.