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Taxes prove top issue for District 1 council candidates
Neither candidate running for county council plans on raising new taxes paid by residents, but one is open to finding new revenue through user fees or a tax on visitors staying in hotels while the other would rather focus on saving more and cutting expenses.
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Sun Apr 20, 2014
Cities target noisy neighbors
Every year, a Franklin resident warns his neighbors about a big party at his home in Paris Estates and asks the city to give him a break from the noise rules.
Sat Apr 19, 2014
2 Johnson County seniors earn elite academic honor
A pair of Johnson County high school seniors were selected as two of the state's best students based on their accomplishments in the classroom and community.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
Turn lane planned for Jefferson Street at U.S. 31
Cars commonly back up on Jefferson Street while waiting for the light to change at U.S. 31, so Franklin is planning to add a new turn lane when it rebuilds the road in 2016.
Letter: Clarity, accountability needed in trustee's office
We have a chance in Franklin to have some transparency in the Franklin trustee's office.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Auto parts manufacturer opens plant expansion
A Franklin manufacturer opened a 50,000-square-foot expansion to its plant this week, which will add about 50 jobs over the next three years.
Letter: Columbus center makes winter less gloomy
This winter being so gloomy, if it wasn't for The Commons in Columbus, which is an indoor play area, most parents would not know what to do with their children.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Districts: Our buildings are not excessive
When Clark-Pleasant and Franklin school officials were deciding whether to build new schools nearly a decade ago, one fact was clear: More students were coming.
Dance show 'Soul Train' may boogie onto Broadway
Stage and film producer Matthew Weaver, who helped create "Rock of Ages," has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the TV show and said Tuesday he's hoping to repeat his success by turning "Soul Train" into a show that attracts both die-hard Broadway fans and those who usually avoid Times Square.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Letter: Wonder Five: Growing up in magical Franklin hoops era
After reading the nice articles from the Daily Journal on March 29 , I decided to write the editor about my experiences and stories of the Wonder Five and some of the basketball history of Franklin.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Franklin takes control of highway through city
If you're tired of hitting potholes on State Road 44 or squeezing past large trucks in downtown Franklin, you can call the city about those problems.
Week-long camp grows in popularity
Students will turn cardboard and wires into a pinball machine this summer as they explore how science lessons can come alive.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Golf outing to benefit college athletics complex
The annual Hugh Andrews Memorial Golf Outing fundraiser for Franklin College will be May 8 at The Legends Golf Club in Franklin.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Relish this: Franklin OKs hot dog vendor
This summer you'll be able to grab a hot dog in downtown Franklin after officials allowed the first food cart on city sidewalks.
Teacher ratings released
Third grade teacher Kara Siner performs a science experiment using different types of candy Thursday at Sugar Grove Elementary School.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Editorial: Garden perfect addition to downtown Franklin
Franklin has numerous public parks and several pockets of horticultural aesthetics, such as the pocket park at Main and Graham streets.
New Franklin restaurant plans dine-to-donate event
Guests can purchase any entre, chips and salsa and a fountain drink for $10, and Moe's will donate 30 percent of the proceeds to the group.
Review: McBride offers her take on soul classics
Of all contemporary country singers, Martina McBride seems the most well-suited to interpret classic soul tunes.
Sat Apr 05, 2014
Water systems group honors member
Mike Ricks of Franklin-based Water Solutions Unlimited was presented with the Associate Member of the Year award from Alliance of Indiana Rural Water during their spring conference in March in French Lick.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Homes at ex-industrial site not yet for sale
The cleanup of contaminated ground underneath two homes near a Franklin city park is finished, but the homes will stay empty for at least another year.