Johnson County Newswire

Johnson County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnson County, IN.

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  1. Body found in car outside Franklin storeRead the original story

    10 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    An unidentified male was found dead early Thursday morning inside an vehicle parked in a shopping center off U.S. 31 in Franklin. An officer checking on a suspicious vehicle around 3 a.m. found the body, and police were called to the scene, along with the Johnson County Coroner.

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  2. Conflict resolution workshop plannedRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Journal

    Ladership Johnson County will host a Conflict Resolution Workshop from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 28 at Franklin College. This half-day workshop will feature guest speaker Bonnie Pribush, Professor Emeritus Franklin College, and focus on how to manage conflict effectively.

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  3. Police: "Proactive warning" sounds sirens for rotation spotted in Johnson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... of those are in Morgan County, north of the storms that triggered the tornado warnings. 8:34 p.m. - Police in Johnson County say tornado sirens were sounded due to rotation being spotted at SR 135 and CR 100 North south of Bargersville. Whitestown ...

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  4. Schools feed more families this summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Journal

    ... is offered to school districts where a significant number of students receive free or reduced-price meals. In Johnson County, Greenwood, Franklin and Clark-Pleasant schools participate, and this year a program was added in Edinburgh by a local Girl ...

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  5. Owner arrested, state closes company that provides care to disabled adultsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Daily Journal

    ... that it had been shut down. Residents served by the company live in at least five different locations in Johnson County, along with other locations in Marion County, said Jerry Kiefer, investigator for adult protective services in Johnson and Shelby ...

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  6. Owner arrested, company that provides care to disabled adults shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Journal

    ... and mental disabilities. The company has 52 clients, and at least five residential living locations in Johnson County. The company is based in Indianapolis. A new company, ResCare, took over its locations in Marion and Johnson counties, said Jerry ...

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  7. Man arrested after Trafalgar residents report a suspicious personRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Journal

    ... they noticed a moped parked on their property on County Road 400 West about 11 p.m. Sunday, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office report. One homeowner walked out to where the moped was and saw a man, later identified as Wagers, come out ...

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  8. Local honor guard looking for help honoring fallen veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Daily Journal

    A group of veterans who perform military honors at funerals are seeking more members to help give local veterans their final farewell. When a veteran dies in Johnson County, the Greenwood and New Whiteland Honor Guard provide the final tribute with a service at the funeral.

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  9. Scout project intended to get people fitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 14 | Daily Journal

    ... for donations, and gave presentations to groups such as Kiwanis Club to describe what he hoped to do. The Johnson County Youth Foundation, Grace United Methodist Church, which hosts Wallace's Boy Scout Troop 228, and Union Christian Church - ...

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  10. Indiana moms demand answers amid spate of kids' cancer casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | CBS News

    ... in the area. "We used our kids as the canary in the coal mine in our town," said Kari Rhinehart. For the Johnson County mother, this cause is deeply personal. In 2014, her 13-year-old daughter, Emma, was diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain ...

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  11. Local school newsRead the original story

    Monday Aug 13 | Daily Journal

    The Century of Reading Scholarship worth $5,000 is open to seniors attending a high school in Johnson County or a homeschooled student who lives in the county. This one-time award has been established by the library in honor of its 100 years of service to the community.

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  12. Hearts & Darts a " August 13Read the original story

    Monday Aug 13 | Daily Journal

    ... the security staff at Franklin College, who thoughtfully helped us brainstorm alternatives for our Authors at Johnson County Public Library event during July 27's power outage. She located folding chairs for us when we moved the event outdoors. ...

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  13. Garden encourages healthy eating habitsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Daily Journal

    ... awberries, cucumbers and several herbs. McCarty Mulch and Stone in Greenwood donated mulch for the garden and Johnson County's Court Appointed Special Advocates office donated a bench.

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  14. Edinburgh community center to open this winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 13 | Daily Journal

    ... between the town and other groups, which has been missing in the past, she said. "Decisions are being made in Johnson County that affect us, and we need to have a voice at the table. I am going to be that voice," she said. Another big part of her ...

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  15. Portable Wi-Fi hot item at libraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 12 | Daily Journal

    ... offered is a really nice benefit for the community," Hepperle said. "It has really made my life easier." The Johnson County Public Library introduced Pocket Wi-Fi to their four branches this month. Pocket Wi-Fi is a portable hot spot that can ...

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  16. Police investigating Whiteland shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Daily Journal

    ... response from emergency workers likely saved the victim's life, Shipp said. Franklin Police Department and Johnson County Sheriff's Office also assisted, Whiteland Town Manager Norm Gabehart said. Annie Goeller is managing editor of the Daily ...

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  17. Hot marketRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 11 | Daily Journal

    ... been through the process a couple times. She is not alone. Local real estate agents say the housing market in Johnson County has been a frenzy of quick buys and sells this summer, with houses even selling within hours of being put on the market. The ...

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  18. New chief named for Franklin policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 10 | Daily Journal

    ... plans to make the department more professional. He has a lot to learn, and promises to listen, he said. Johnson County Sheriff candidate Kirby Cochran talks on Monday, Mar. 19, 2018 at the Daily Journal. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal Cochran has ...

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  19. Class teaches offenders a better wayRead the original story

    Friday Aug 10 | Daily Journal

    ... actions, and hopefully change their lives, and officials are hopeful based on what they have seen so far, Johnson County Community Corrections Director Jason Cranney said. Some judges have sentenced people to the program as part of their probation, ...

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  20. Man arrested in heroin investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 9 | Daily Journal

    ... heroin for $1,200 at about 4 p.m. Tuesday as part of an undercover investigation by Greenwood police and the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, according to the report.

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