1 hr ago
Amateur brewer prepares to open Franklin restaurant
For about 40 years, a Franklin man had a dream to run a small pub or tavern, and when a former government building was listed for sale he saw his chance.
1 hr ago
Gateways, downtown top local priorities
As more that 50,000 vehicles pass Franklin on the interstate every day, a vacant lot where a rundown motel used to stand, an empty strip mall, gas stations and fast-food restaurants aren't getting people to stop.
14 hrs ago
U.S. Department of Defense
Face of Defense: Soldier Leads Troops in Woodshop
The road to becoming a leader could be considered a long one. While some soldiers march along, others charge up the road.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Franklin firefighters will host open house
Firefighters will host drills and lectures to demonstrate several aspects of the department's work, including emergency medical care and how firefighters work to save people from fires.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Music aside, Queen of Soul is pumped for fair food
There's something beyond delivering a set packed with her hits that's got Aretha Franklin jazzed about fair season: the food.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Franklin group likely won't buy, renovate buildings
A Franklin organization likely won't purchase and renovate two apartment buildings on North Main Street because a private developer is interested in renovating them.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Police: Woman stole cash from produce stand
A Columbus woman was arrested after police said she took a cash box from a fruit and vegetable stand near Franklin.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Franklin teen improving after near drowning in early June
Students return to Franklin Community High School in less than two weeks, however it's the tragedy that happened just after last school year ended that continues to be at the forefront.
Aretha Franklin slams server's D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Aretha Franklin has some harsh words for a New York server who showed D-I-S-R-E-S-P-E-C-T by telling the Queen of Soul she wasn't allowed to eat her takeout inside the restaurant.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Recycle electronics at ice cream social
Computer Redeemers, a Franklin business, will offer free drive-thru electronics recycling at Rocklane Christian Church's ice cream social Aug. 9. Those interested can drop off electronics for recycling between 4:30 and 7a p.m. at the church, 4430 Rocklane Road, Greenwood.
Huff Upped in KORN Country
Reising Radio Partners in Franklin, Indiana announced that Joanna Huff has been named co-host/producer for the morning show on WYGB 'KORN Country 100.3." Broadcasting from studios in both Franklin and Columbus, KORN reaches 21 counties in South Central Indiana, including all of Indianapolis
JFK returns to old look in new collectors' coins
The slain president's profile debuted on the half dollar 50 years ago, and the image was subtly tweaked and sharpened in the 1990s.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Slayings anniversary brings back pain for Dickus family
For the past year, the mother of a boy who was murdered in Franklin caught quick glimpses of her son in the faces of the children she helps at work.
Grizzlies roaring in preseason rankings
Twelve starters from last year's nationally heralded squad have moved on. Two were among the best players in NCAA Division III and were easily among the best in Franklin history.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Police seek information on pedestrian hit-and-run
Franklin police are looking for any information about a vehicle that hit a woman in an alley Thursday night or early Friday morning.
Ken Burns turns his lens on Roosevelt dynasty
Various members of the political dynasty have popped up in the filmmaker's projects on America's national parks, Prohibition and the Civil War.
Ex-Indian Creek principal moving to Franklin schools
Maria Woodke, who was Indian Creek's principal the previous two school years, replaces Dave Sever, who retired.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Grant to fund work at juvenile center
More space is needed for programs designed to steer teens and children away from crime, so the county is considering plans to renovate the juvenile detention center in Franklin.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Increased noise a concern near Greenwood, Franklin
The buzz of interstate traffic used to be a low hum, but for about a year, the clanking of vehicles hitting holes and the roar of semis is rattling a Franklin neighborhood.