Johnson County Newswire

Johnson County Newswire

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

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  1. Office building schedules open houseRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Journal

    Johnson County Soil & Water District, owner of the Alva Neal Community Office Building, 550 E. Jefferson St. in Franklin, will host an open house of the building for the public. The purpose of the open house is to highlight the unique office space available to businesses and nonprofit organizations.

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  2. Attempted Rape Suspect Fatally Shoots Self After Police PursuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A man wanted on rape charges in Lebanon fatally shot himself Thursday night after a police pursuit in Morgan County. Morgan County Sheriff Robert Downey says 49-year-old Todd Richardson shot himself after deputies and U.S. Marshals tried to serve an arrest warrant issued by Johnson County.

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  3. 22 wrestlers from county advancingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Journal

    Three Johnson County wrestlers will head to the Evansville Semistate, the final step before the state finals, as regional champions. Center Grove junior Logan Coyle , Indian Creek senior Elijah Dunn and Franklin senior Quinn York , all state-ranked, lived up to their billing by taking their respective weight championships at Saturday's Mooresville Regional.

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  4. Damage claims downRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Daily Journal

    ... to the Indiana Attorney General's office last year, and 41 of those claims were for state-maintained roads in Johnson County, such as Interstate 65 or State Road 135, said Bryan Corbin, public information officer for the Indiana Attorney General. ...

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  5. Demo paving way for futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Journal

    ... have eyed the 1.8-acre lot for about a year. The health network wants to expand their reach throughout Johnson County, so residents outside of Franklin can have convenient locations for medical care, including in Greenwood and Whiteland, chief ...

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  6. New Goodwill outlet store to openRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Journal

    The Greenwood Outlet, 927 Emerson Ave., will open Tuesday. The retail store is the fourth Goodwill location in Johnson County and is attached to a new distribution center.

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  7. Column: Those who remember to say thank you, a reminder to us allRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Daily Journal

    ... York, who kindly returned it to me. Two honest, good men who saved me so much trouble." When I read about my Johnson County neighbors thanking others, it reminds me of an old story that I heard as a child - a story written through the eyes of a ...

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  8. Convenience store planned in NinevehRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | Daily Journal

    A Nineveh resident has filed paperwork with the Johnson County Planning and Zoning Department to build a gas station on the southwest corner of Nineveh and Hospital roads, which is the only property that is undeveloped at that intersection. The gas station would have eight fuel pumps and a 5,300-square-foot convenience store with a Subway attached, planning engineer Allen Kirk said.

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  9. Carl L. McClain, GreenwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Daily Journal

    ... and the Philippines. A lifetime member of the Rocklane Christian Church, he also was a longtime member of the Johnson County Horseshoe Club. His hobbies included horseshoes, cards, fishing and gardening. Carl worked as a television serviceman at ...

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  10. Johnson County working on solution to drug problemRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    Authorities in Johnson County believe they have a solution to the drug problem. They have a zero tolerance policy, arresting for any crime committed, from marijuana use to dealing heroin.

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  11. Franklin aims to end Trojans' lengthy reignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Daily Journal

    ... top-10 finish at the IHSAA Girls Swimming and Diving State Finals. That's what the Cubs, who already have won Johnson County and Mid-State Conference championships, have been working toward all season. "We've tried to keep our eye on the state ...

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  12. Cougars top Saints, set to face LancersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Daily Journal

    Greenwood Christian Academy survived a potential game-tying shot at the buzzer to top Lutheran 51-48 in the opening round of the Class A Morristown girls basketball sectional on Tuesday. Greenwood Christian now faces Edinburgh in the semifinals - assuring a Johnson County program will be in the championship game.

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  13. Aware of the dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Daily Journal

    ... drugs and prescription pills which killed them. Sheriff Doug Cox told parents what substances are popular in Johnson County, such as heroin and prescription pills. Children as young as 12 years old are experimenting with illegal substances, Motsay ...

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  14. DNA Swab Sought From Suspect Connected To Spierer DisappearanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WBIW-AM Bedford

    A Bloomington Police detective, with a criminal defense attorney present, sought a DNA swab at the Johnson County Jail Thursday night from a man whose former property was searched by FBI agents as part of the Lauren Spierer investigation. Wagers previously lived at an address on Morgantown Road outside of Martinsville where federal agents and Bloomington investigators searched for evidence in the disappearance Indiana University student Lauren Spierer.

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  15. Will the bill stand?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Daily Journal

    A tax on meals at restaurants like these on State Road 135 in Greenwood has brought in the more than $2 million per year, of which half stays in Johnson County. Scott Roberson / Daily Journal The Greenwood City Council voted down a proposal to charge nonprofit organizations, including churches, a fee for locating or expanding within a tax-increment financing, or TIF, district on Monday at the Greenwood City Center.

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  16. Nineveh fire department adds two paid stand-by spotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Daily Journal

    A southern Johnson County volunteer fire department needed to change how the station was staffed after firefighters started getting more calls for help. Five years ago, people called for a firetruck or ambulance from the Nineveh Volunteer Fire Department about 250 times per year - on average less than once a day.

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  17. Man arrested following gas station robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Daily Journal

    ... for cash, and stuffed approximately $365 into a grocery bag, Whiteland Police Chief Rick Shipp said. A Johnson County Sheriff's Office deputy saw Garrett walking nearby and asked him to stop, but he didn't, Shipp said. Whiteland, New Whiteland and ...

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  18. Man recounts Justin Wagers' past violence toward womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    ... the only reason Wagers stopped bothering the woman was because he got arrested on public indecency charges in Johnson County and was forced to serve jail time. Sarah Palin was not happy with her interview on NBC's "Today" show Monday when the ...

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  19. Public defender system criticism growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Daily Journal

    Months after a lawsuit was filed against Johnson County judges, commissioners and attorneys regarding the public defender system, other counties could face a similar complaint. Last year, a group of attorneys filed a lawsuit on behalf of six people who had been arrested and were being represented by public defenders.

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  20. Police warning of IRS phone scamRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Daily Journal

    A Greenwood woman reported getting a call that showed up as being from the phone number for the Johnson County Sheriff's Office on caller ID. The caller said he was a police officer named Matthew Jones and listed a badge number of 8947, and that he had gotten a complaint from the IRS.

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