Johnson County Newswire

Johnson County Newswire

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

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  1. Man arrested after chase in FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    ... according to the report. Swift was driving near the intersection of State Road 144 and State Road 44 when two Johnson County sheriff's deputies saw him. Swift then drove north on Mauxferry Road to U.S. 31, where he hit stop sticks placed by a ...

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  2. Good Cheer fund donationsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    ... Suite A, Franklin, or mailed to the Daily Journal, P.O. Box 699, Franklin, IN 46131. The Good Cheer Fund is a Johnson County holiday tradition providing 800 baskets of fresh and nonperishable food to needy families at Christmas.

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  3. Students can enroll in exercise classRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Journal

    Parents who would like to teach their children about healthy living can enroll them in a new program started at the Johnson County Purdue Extension. The goal of the Spark Club is to give kids the opportunity to learn about healthy living with exercises that are easy for them to complete and exercises that can be done at home.

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  4. Number of vote centers, technology at play in Election Day delayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Daily Journal

    Outgoing Johnson County Clerk Sue Ann Misiniec wants to form a committee to study vote center locations before the 2020 presidential election, because the county is not equipped to handle the expected voter surge, she said. More than half of the 52,220 Johnson County residents who voted in this year's election did so on Election Day, when a technical glitch with the county's electronic poll books bogged down the system, leaving voters either waiting in long lines or not voting at all.

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  5. Letter: Thanks to area police for getting drug dealers out of communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Daily Journal

    I would like to publicly express my appreciation and gratitude for the concerted and on-going effort of the Johnson County Sheriff's Office and Franklin and Greenwood police departments in pursuing and arresting drug offenders in this area. I believe these efforts are going a long way toward making Johnson County a safer place to live and raise our children.

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  6. Grizzly Cubs pick up win at GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 8 | Daily Journal

    It took a while, but Franklin finally pulled away and secured a 52-36 Mid-State Conference win over host Greenwood Friday night in boys basketball. Counting the Johnson County Tournament and sectional play, the Grizzly Cubs have now won 11 of the past 12 contests between the two long-time foes.

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  7. Police nab male suspect sought in Johnson County credit card fraud caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    JOHNSON COUNTY, Ind. - Police in Johnson County say they've arrested one of the people caught on surveillance cameras using stolen bank cards in Greenwood.

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  8. Volunteers share time to help others out of povertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Daily Journal

    ... process. That is the role of Circle Allies, key components of the anti-poverty program Bridges Alliance of Johnson County. Volunteers are paired with individuals pulling themselves out of poverty to provide guidance as they need it. Rather than ...

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  9. Local Sports Roundup a " December 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 7 | Daily Journal

    ... showed our age a little bit. But it was a good match for us. (Columbus East) is a good team." A handful of Johnson County swimmers are taking a break from their high school seasons to compete at the Speedo Winter Junior Championships East in ...

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  10. Holiday show captures emotion of the seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 6 | Daily Journal

    ... offer professional theater shows, which Tompkins says have been lacking on the southside in recent years, in Johnson County. The studio recently started an open-mic comedy night on Sundays called Laugh Sabbath, and "Holidazzle" is the second in the ...

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  11. Indiana sees highest turnout for midterm election in 24 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Indianapolis Business News

    ... County, 55 percent in Hancock County, 53 percent in Morgan County, 51 percent in Shelby County, 50 percent in Johnson County, and 44 percent in Madison County. Early voting continued to rise statewide, with 32 percent of voters casting early ...

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  12. Families, volunteers urged to take part in fire safety blitzRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Daily Journal

    Franklin families are being asked to participate in an effort this Saturday to install smoke detectors in homes and discuss a fire safety plan. The effort by the American Red Cross and Franklin Fire Department, with support from the United Way of Johnson County, is planned for Saturday morning at homes north of the Boys Girls Club, 101 Hurricane St., in downtown Franklin.

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  13. Center Grove swimmers sweep WhitelandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 5 | Daily Journal

    ... ee these guys just for that reason." The two teams will face off with one another in a week and a half at the Johnson County meet. Ryan O'Leary is sports editor for the Daily Journal. He can be reached at roleary@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2715.

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  14. Women needed to help teach programmingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Daily Journal

    Girls Inc. of Johnson County will go to Atterbury Job Corps to spread positive messages ranging from anti-bullying to self-esteem building. They will go to Esperanza in Greenwood to make sure those children get the same lessons.

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  15. Trojan girls take pride in suffocating defenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | Daily Journal

    ... has been what has gotten the job done. Emma Utterback of Center Grove, right, grabs a loose ball during the Johnson County tournament final against Whiteland at Greenwood. Center Grove's Emma Utterback, left, and Kylie Storm hound Edinburgh's Sidney ...

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  16. Former Bedford Mayor Joe Klumpp Arrested On Drug ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 3 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    Former Bedford mayor and current director of the Bedford Housing Authority Joe Klumpp is facing a Johnson County drug charge. According to Greenwood City Court records, 56-year-old Klumpp of Bedford was arrested on a Class A misdemeanor charge of possession of a controlled substance.

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  17. Poverty group in need of volunteersRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | Daily Journal

    Bridges Alliance of Johnson County, a collaborative effort of businesses, agencies, churches and residents aiming to reduce and end poverty, is in need of volunteers. The most pressing need is for Circle Allies, volunteers who are paired with an individual working to break the cycle of poverty, to provide support and guidance.

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  18. Local school newsRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 2 | Daily Journal

    ... by April 5. 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 ...

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  19. Greenwood diver setting lofty goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Daily Journal

    ... expectations as she heads into the meat of her senior season. The first item up on her checklist will be the Johnson County meet this month. Jackson finished second to Center Grove's Sarah Kempf a year ago but enters this time around as the ...

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  20. Betty J. SniderRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 2 | Daily Journal

    ... 1, 2018 at her home in Morgantown. She was a former resident of Brown County. She was born July 16, 1931, in Johnson County, to her parents, the late Andrew J. and Cora E. (Bailey) Roberts. Betty attended school in Helmsburg and went on to marry ...

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