Franklin group to focus on funding, long-term plan
Over the next three months, a taxpayer-funded agency will take a break from giving out grants and loans to fix up Franklin businesses and homes.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Ex-Greenwood standout boosts Franklin women
Franklin College junior forward Nichole Thompson directs traffic on defense helping the Grizzlies defeat visiting Heartland Conference rival Mount St. Joseph 86-70 on Saturday.
Hearts and more hearts
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Sat Dec 14, 2013
Woman dies crossing U.S. 31; driver swerved too late
A 39-year-old woman walking across U.S. 31 in Franklin was killed Thursday night when she was hit by a car.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Federal funds speed up major local highway projects
Motorist drive around the roundabout at County Road 144 and Whiteland Road Tuesday.
Ind. man gets 100-year child molestation sentence
Fifty-three-year-old Dwayne E. Carter was convicted in August on seven felony counts that include child molesting, sexual misconduct with a minor and possession of child pornography.
Not the usual road: Academy offers different path to success
Krislynn Norton left Whiteland Community High School and is graduating from the Clark Pleasant Academy after completing the remainder of her senior year in one month.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Man faces charges in donation scheme
A Franklin man was charged with multiple counts of theft after police received reports he told businesses he was selling televisions, in some cases to raise money for disabled veterans, and then never delivered the TVs.
Pedestrian killed in Franklin crash
A pedestrian was struck and killed in Franklin Thursday night. Franklin firefighters confirmed the accident on US 31 between Acorn Road and Schoolhouse Road.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Friends won't be charged in death
A man and woman won't be charged in the death of a man who fell out of the bed of a pickup truck and died.
Stifling defense factor as Franklin gets big victory
Once Franklin began busting up visiting Monrovia's offense in the second quarter, the Grizzly Cubs broke it wide open on its way to improving to 5-3.
Franklin approves FOP's plan for lodge
Johnson County's Fraternal Order of Police chapter is hoping to move into a new lodge in Franklin about two years after losing their meeting place.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
East meets West in upcoming student visit
Every year a group of students from Kuji, Japan, visit Franklin during their New Year's break.
Ind. couple awaits arrival of rare identical triplets
Amanda and Chad Doss wanted a child. But Chad had had a vasectomy after having two children, now 12 and 9. So in February, the couple decided Chad would have surgery to reverse the vasectomy.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
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.