Franklin County Newswire (Page 2)

Franklin County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Franklin County, IN. (Page 2)

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  1. Brisk and colder todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WGAL-TV Lancaster

    ... COLDER AIR IS WORKING INTO HARRISBURG. THROUGH THE DAY TODAY WE WILL -- WIND WILL BE A FACTOR TODAY. WE HAVE FRANKLIN COUNTY IN THE BACKGROUND, I MOSTLY CLOUDY DAY IS EXPECTED TODAY. IT WILL BE COLD OF THE WIND WE HAVE BEEN. ABOUT 10 DEGREES COLDER ...

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  2. Winning the 'War on Christmas'Read the original story

    Dec 8, 2015 | Christian Newswire

    ... the Freedom from Religion Foundation and the American Civil Liberties Union tried to force officials in Franklin County, Indiana to dismantle the privately funded and privately sponsored nativity scene that has been displayed on its courthouse lawn ...

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  3. Student in fatal Ohio State lake jump died of broken neck; OSU to end the jumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    A coroner says the student who died after jumping into a lake on the Ohio State University campus broke his neck. Franklin County Coroner Anahi Ortiz said Thursday that preliminary autopsy results show 22-year-old Austin Singletary, of Dayton, suffered a fracture of his C-5 vertebra, in the neck area, during the plunge into Mirror Lake on Wednesday.

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  4. Hubert RobertsRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | The Star Press

    His life and legacy are celebrated by his family and friends. He was born at home in Franklin County on June 28, 1940 to Basil and Florence Roberts.

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  5. Secular nativity scene to feature founding fathers, Lady LibertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    The nativity will still be on display alongside a scene featuring the founding fathers and the Constitution lying in a manger. The group Freedom From Religion Foundation sued Franklin County last year over the nativity scene that has been on display on the courthouse lawn in Brookville for the past few years.

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  6. Secular displays added to NativityRead the original story

    Nov 24, 2015 | Journal Gazette

    ... decades will allow a mixture of religious and secular displays this holiday season. The scenes outside the Franklin County courthouse will include the Statue of Liberty, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson huddled around a ...

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  7. Controversial Christmas display back up in Franklin County, IndianaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... an endorsement of religion and has the principal effect of advancing religion." In response to the lawsuit, Franklin County Commissioners wrote an ordinance allowing several displays, religious or not, on the courthouse lawn. It requires any person ...

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  8. Christmas tradition getting company on Franklin County Courthouse lawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    ... CONVENTION CENTER, SAYING OHIOANS CAN'T TRUST TRUMP. MIKE: A CONTROVERSIAL CHRISTMAS DISPLAY IS BACK UP IN FRANKLIN COUNTY, INDIANA. LAST YEAR, THE GROUP FREEDOM FROM RELIGION FOUNDATION SUED THE COUNTY OVER DISPLAYING THE NATIVITY ON GOVERNMENT ...

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  9. Franklin Co. nativity scene controversy continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | WAVE-TV Louisville

    A Nativity display in Franklin County, Indiana was the center of a lawsuit in February that has since been dismissed, but is now the center of controversy for a new reason. The lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse is now a little more crowded.

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  10. Big third quarter keys Lady Hilltoppers' 60-47 road win over New WashingtonRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Madison Courier

    ... now officially 3-4 on the season, travels to Milan tonight for a non-conference matchup with the Indians. Franklin County out-scored Switzerland County 18-10 in the fourth quarter to pull away for a 56-49 win in girls basketball Saturday in Vevay. ...

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  11. Indiana county to allow Nativity scene with Bill of RightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | The Tribune

    An eastern Indiana county that has been at the center of months-long legal battle over a Nativity scene that has been a courthouse tradition for five decades will allow a mixture of religious and secular displays this holiday season. The scenes outside the Franklin County courthouse, 70 miles southeast of Indianapolis, will include the Statue of Liberty, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson huddled around a manger holding the Bill of Rights in a display that is going to be erected Saturday by the nonprofit Freedom From Religion Foundation, The Indianapolis Star reported .

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  12. This Indiana Nativity scene will have the Bill of Rights, not babyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Palladium-Item

    This Indiana Nativity scene will have the Bill of Rights, not baby Jesus Following a months-long legal battle, a mixture of religious and secular symbols will be on display. Check out this story on pal-item.com: http://indy.st/1jeW63G Here is an artist's rendering of a display that will be on the Franklin County courthouse lawn from November to January.

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  13. Celebrations: Ed Swafford & Luann SwaffordRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Palladium-Item

    ... Ed started farming with his father after graduation from Short High School. He is an insurance agent for Franklin County Farmer's Mutual. Ed has volunteered for thirty years at Union County High School football games on the Chain Gang. He is ...

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  14. Trash problems pile up in Union CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | Palladium-Item

    ... Alcorn said he hears a lot of complaints about the disposal fees, even though the charges haven't increased. Franklin County recently raised its dumping fee and now is facing the same problems as Union, Dake said. "Franklin County people wanted to ...

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  15. Marjorie WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | Palladium-Item

    She was born in Franklin County, Indiana on May 30th 1923 to Edgar & Susie Shaffer, and had moved to this area in 1965.

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  16. Franklin College men's squad hopes experience leads to more successRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2015 | Daily Journal

    ... rthwestern High School. Martindale is a 6-5 forward from Bloomington South, and Cregar is a 6-4 forward from Franklin County. Prather is confident the influx of new will complement a veteran team that's determined to reverse last year's fortunes.

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  17. Column: Moving firewood puts trees at risk for pests, diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2015 | Daily Reporter

    ... in Yellowwood State Forest in 2014, and later the walnut twig beetle was found in a trap near a sawmill in Franklin County. While this disease can affect many types of walnut trees, it is especially lethal to black walnut. This beetle, which is no ...

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  18. Search warrants detail investigation into death of toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Franklin News-Post

    Franklin County investigators are determining whether a water hose nozzle or jewelry was used to injure a 3-year-old boy who died in a Glade Hill home in May, according to several recently unsealed search warrants. Callen Lee Mullins was pronounced dead inside David and Hope Perdue's home in the 7000 block of Old Franklin Turnpike on May 12. Hope McVey Perdue, 28, was later charged with second-degree murder, child abuse and neglect.

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  19. Resistance on the land: Natural gas pipeline plans opposedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Carolyn and her husband Ian Reily left Florida ... . In this Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015 photo, Carolyn Reilly, left, and her husband, Ian, take a note during the Franklin county Board of Supervisors meeting in Rocky Mount, Va.

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  20. Indiana program to get offenders treatment, not prison cellRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2015 | The Tribune

    ... Council. "This is an approach we've never tried before in Indiana and I think it's long overdue," he said. Franklin County Sheriff Ken Murphy said taxpayers who might be angry that state money is going to such services need to realize Indiana's drug ...

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