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Gloria M. Jordan
She was born on April 16, 1926 in Connersville to Walter Pete and Pauline M. Maines.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Franklin man accused of battery, death threat
A Franklin man was arrested after his wife reported that he hit her and threatened to kill her and her two children.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Man critically injured in wreck on U.S. 31
The driver was the only person in the vehicle and was critically injured, Franklin Fire Department spokesman Chuck Ridpath said.
Editorial: State, city deal smooths way for road renovations
One of the roughest Franklin streets to drive on is Jefferson Street between Forsythe Street and U.S. 31. It's also one of the city's most prominent roadways as it cuts through the heart of the downtown area.
Franklin looks to continue tradition of being 1 of state's top teams
Franklin's D.J. Smith, right, controls Yorktown's Cael McCormick en route to a 5-0, third-place victory at the 2013 IHSAA State Wrestling Finals on Feb. 16 in Indianapolis.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Franklin schools won't replace empty teaching positions
In order to keep paying its bills, Franklin schools won't be able to replace any of the 18 teaching positions that were cut this year for at least a decade.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Americans turn to mobile devices for Cyber Monday
An Amazon.com employee stocks a shelf at an Amazon.com Fulfillment Center on "Cyber Monday" the busiest online shopping day of the holiday season Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, in Phoenix.
Police chase runs from Greenwood to Franklin
Charles Albert Jones, 45, of Indianapolis, was arrested by Greenwood police on charges of fleeing with a vehicle and driving as a habitual traffic violator as well as four Hamilton County warrants.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Donate canned food, get sandwich coupon
A donation to a local food pantry can earn Trafalgar and Franklin residents a free sandwich from a local franchise.
Hearts and Darts
A big Heart to Bob Ellett and Gordon Brown, owners of the building at 97 Monroe St., for allowing Discover Downtown Franklin the use of the building for our third Winter Market, held the same day as the downtown lighting, Dec. 7. We are looking forward to another great event.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Editorial: Good Cheer Fund shows residents enjoy helping
For one Center Grove area woman last year, Santa Claus arrived not on Christmas Eve but on the Saturday before.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Franklin winter market moved to new site
The Homegrown Homemade Winter Market, part of the downtown Franklin holiday lighting ceremony, will be at the old city hall this year.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Franklin baseball players hand-deliver holiday meals to area families
Franklin baseball players from left to right: Logan Jones, Ross Barr and Jacob Baldridge are pictured in near the athletic entrance at Franklin Community High School.
Alliance fosters young, experienced workforce
Companies' demands for workers who are prepared to fill today's highly skilled automation and robotics jobs have inspired a program at Ivy Tech Community College - Columbus/Franklin that offers students real-world experience.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Developer requests $2 million for new subdivision
A developer planning to build a new subdivision in Franklin is requesting $2 million in tax dollars to help start the neighborhood.
Man killed in Franklin house fire
The man, whose name has not been released, used a wheelchair and was pulled from the house by firefighters who used a thermal imaging camera to locate him, Franklin Fire Department spokesman Chuck Ridpath said.
The Indianapolis Star
1 dead in Franklin house fire
One person died and another was injured in a Franklin house fire this morning. Crews responded after 4 a.m. to a burning home in the 100 block of Herriott Street, a Franklin dispatcher said.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Discover Downtown requests $50,000 in TIF money for events
A group that promotes downtown Franklin has asked for $50,000 in tax funds to help support programs next year.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Rotary hog roast benefits county food drives
The Franklin Rotary Club will host the Jim Rhoades Memorial Hog Roast on Dec. 5 in Scott Hall at the Johnson County fairgrounds, 250 Fairground St., Franklin.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Franklin men roll to victory
A late-arriving Adrian College men's basketball team put everything on hold for 30 minutes at Franklin College's Spurlock Center on Wednesday night.