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22 hrs ago | Daily Journal

Report: Johnson County athletic participation trending higher

Much of the increase is due to Coach Darrin Fisher's football program. The number of boys out for the sport went from 78 the fall of 2009 to an all-time high of 97 last fall.

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Related Topix: Whiteland, IN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Daily Journal

Editorial: Tutors make difference in someone's life, future

As hard as it might be to imagine, Johnson County schools have been in session for nearly a month.

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Related Topix: Greenwood, IN, Opinion

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Police searching for driver after truck crashes into home

Police in Johnson County are still looking for the driver of a truck that plowed into a home early Monday morning.

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Related Topix: Blackford County, IN

Sat Aug 23, 2014

Daily Journal

Ivy Tech offers courses at satellite locations

Ivy Tech Community College is offering courses at satellite locations in Johnson County, including Center Grove High School, Indian Creek Learning Center and the Franklin campus.

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Related Topix: Franklin, IN

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Daily Journal

Fundraiser planned to assist stroke victim's family

Johnson County Community Angels, a nonprofit created to assist people and their families during treatment for debilitating diseases, will host a fundraising concert to help Chris and Jane Buchanan at 6:30a p.m. Tuesday at the Rathskeller in Indianapolis.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Punk

Daily Journal

County supply varies from north to south

During the severe drought of 2012, some local residents got a taste of the hardships of living without enough water.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Bargersville, IN, Fire, Edinburgh, IN

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Daily Journal

Residents warned after burglary near Trafalgar

Police are asking residents who live near Trafalgar to look out for suspicious vehicles or people after a burglary at a rural home.

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Related Topix: Trafalgar, IN

The Indianapolis Star

Rural/Metro ambulance firm to lay off more than 300 in Indiana

Rural/Metro ambulance firm to lay off more than 300 in Indiana Greenwood employees of Rural/Metro will have three months notice of upcoming layoffs, a company official says.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Greenwood, IN, Central, IN, Whiteland, IN

WISH-TV Indianapolis

School districts struggle to fill school board seats

In Clark-Pleasant, Franklin and Edinburgh school districts, no one has filed to fill all the seats that are up for election this fall.

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Related Topix: Edinburgh, IN, Boone County, IN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Some seeing the impact of losing Rural-Metro's ambulance service

One community exploring new possibilities is Martinsville. The mayor said the city is considering starting a service through its fire department.

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Related Topix: Martinsville, IN, Greenwood, IN

Examiner.com

Atterbury Job Corps Ghost Stories

When Melinda Zell began her association with the Atterbury Job Corps in February of 2005 she had no idea that her course of study would also include that of the spiritual realm.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Military, US Army, Camp Atterbury

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Republic

Jobless rate drops

Bartholomew County's unemployment rate dropped to 4.2 percent in July, which was tied for the second lowest in the state, according to Indiana Workforce Development.

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Related Topix: Bartholomew County, IN, Jackson County, IN

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

City considers non-resident tax to drive new revenues

Indianapolis faces another tough budget year as it ponders how to pay for everything from public safety to parks and street repairs.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Indiana, Marion County, IN, Hamilton County, IN

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Journal

Area teams ready to hit course, get running

Greenwood junior Hunter Smith, who placed ninth at last year's sectional, is among the county's top cross country runners.

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Related Topix: Greenwood, IN, Franklin, IN

Daily Journal

Electronics recycling, shredding event set

Johnson County residents can drop off electronics for recycling and documents to be shredded Saturday at the county's recycling office.

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Related Topix: Franklin, IN

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Daily Journal

County seeks accurate voter count

About one in every six voters in Johnson County has an inactive registration, which puts them at risk for being taken off the voter rolls.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Journal and Courier

Farmers cringe, consumers grin on forecasts of record harvest

Farmers cringe, consumers grin on forecasts of record harvest New forecast data shows the likelihood of high yields, which could lead to lower prices.

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Related Topix: Purdue University, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, United States Department of Agriculture

The Republic

Parents back Catholic high school

A family with a sixth-grade child in a local parochial school is interested in sending the boy to a new Catholic high school that could be built in Johnson County.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN

Business Journal

CityScape adds two luxury apartment projects in hot JoCo market

CityScape Residential is preparing to start construction on two luxury apartment projects in Johnson County and soon will have more than $200 million in Kansas City-area development underway.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

Daily Journal

Federal agents to run terrorist attack training at Greenwood Park Mall

If you see FBI agents, local SWAT teams and fire departments congregating at Greenwood Park Mall this weekend, don't worry, the mall isn't under siege.

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Related Topix: Greenwood, IN

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