Johnson County Newswire

Johnson County Newswire

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  1. Johnson County sheriff seeks help in burglary caseRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

    Johnson County Sheriff's Office was seeking help Oct. 22, 2018,l to find a burglary suspect who used a stolen credit card to buy a TV set at the Greenwood Walmart. Johnson County Sheriff's Office was seeking help Oct. 22, 2018,l to find a burglary suspect who used a stolen credit card to buy a TV set at the Greenwood Walmart.

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  2. Temporary Liberty Bell exhibit will now precede planned Cosmosphere satellite in KC areaRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Hutchinson News, Hutchinson Kansas

    ... said Mimi Meredith, chief development officer for the Cosmosphere. “Our friends in the Johnson County area and friends of the Cosmosphere are ready to give their friends the Cosmosphere experience. We want to provide some degree of that, even ...

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  3. Robert Steven Kean Jr, 45, Russell County, KYRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Columbia Magazine

    ... be from 10amCT to 12noon Tuesday. Burial will follow in the Rexroat Cemetery. He was born May 21, 1973 in Johnson County, Indiana. He was an employee of Stephens Pipe & Steel. He was preceded in death by his mother, Louise Hall Kean. Survivors ...

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    Yesterday | Daily Journal

    ... to represent a district that includes Pleasant, Clark, Franklin, Needham, Nineveh and Blue River townships in Johnson County. The district also represents a portion of Bartholomew County. Walker was elected to the Senate in 2006. He serves as the ...

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  5. Fundraising chair auction setRead the original story

    Yesterday | Daily Journal

    Johnson County Senior Services will be hosting the first annual "A Chair Affair to Remember" with Magnolia Boutique. The event starts at 4 p.m. Thursday at Garment Factory Events, 101 East Wayne St., Franklin.

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  6. Whiteland residents to vote on fire services issueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Daily Journal

    ... merger will pass if a majority of voters who live in the fire protection district vote "yes" on the question, Johnson County Clerk Susie Misiniec said. Residents who live in the area had the option to file a remonstrance if they were against the ...

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  7. Senate candidates differ on hate crime legislation, cigarette tax hikeRead the original story

    Saturday Oct 20 | The Republic

    The candidates for Indiana Senate District 41, incumbent Republican Greg Walker and challenger Democrat Ross Thomas, differ on whether Indiana should enact a hate crimes law and whether the state's cigarette tax should be increased. The question of hate-crime legislation in Indiana has been ongoing over the past four years, stymied this past legislative session when Republicans dropped Senate Bill 418, which would have allowed judges to give tougher sentences for offenses based on race, religion, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation.

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  8. Mobile apps help ERs, paramedics save livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | Daily Journal

    ... helping people download it on their phones and showing them how to set it up. So far, more than 2,000 Johnson County residents have downloaded the app. And Jessen officials are hoping to give presentations at churches and other organizations to ...

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  9. Ryana s PicksRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily Journal

    SPIRITS AND STAGE, 7:30 p.m. today and Oct. 25, Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin, $15, $13 for military and veterans. Scare yourself silly with this resurrected Halloween haunt, organized by Franklin Heritage and the Artcraft Theatre.

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  10. Not on the college pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily Journal

    For seniors throughout the county, their last year of high school is about preparing for the next step in their lives. A majority of local students will head to two or four-year colleges after graduation in May. As of 2018, about 65 percent of high school graduates in Johnson County enrolled in a public or private college, according to the annual Indiana College Readiness report.

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  11. Museum hosting spooky storyteller eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily Journal

    Rhiannon Cizon will talk about the supernatural at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at the Johnson County Museum of History, 135 N. Main St., Franklin. Cizon will discuss how ghost stories can influence history as well as how history can influence ghost stories.

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  12. Franklin plans new Halloween festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | Daily Journal

    ... A skeleton takes a bath next to a pile of classic books, including Mary Shelley's "Frankenstein" outside the Johnson County Public Library adult services center in Franklin. Area businesses and organizations have placed the skeletons around downtown ...

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  13. Leadership Johnson County hosting workshopRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daily Journal

    ... concrete practices to increase EQ in business and personal life. Tickets are $49 per person for Leadership Johnson County graduates, Franklin College alumni, and Franklin, Greater Greenwood, and Indy Chamber of Commerce members. General public ...

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  14. Disaster training offered to county residentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Daily Journal

    Johnson County Community Organizations Active in Disasters is offering a Community Emergency Response Team session from 6 to 10 p.m. Oct. 26 and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 27 and 28 at Whiteland Town Hall, 549 E. Main St. CERT is an approach to emergency and disaster situations where citizens who are initially on their own to respond to and cope with the aftermath of a disaster can make a difference to safely help themselves, their family and their neighbors.

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  15. Early voting off to record-breaking start in central IndianaRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The Madison Courier

    Staff at the county clerk and voter registration offices are scratching their heads trying to figure out why so many people are voting early this election. On Wednesday, the first day of early voting, 332 county residents cast ballots at the Johnson County courthouse.

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  16. Man dies in Trafalgar accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 10 | Daily Journal

    Chad M. Kepner, 36, was found dead at the scene of the accident after the Johnson County Sheriff's office responded to a personal injury accident at 6:50 a.m. Tuesday in the 6000 block of W. State Road 44, north of Trafalgar and west of State Road 135. According to the accident report, Kepner's vehicle struck a sport utility vehicle, inverting his pickup truck.

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  17. Two vie for one county council seatRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Daily Journal

    The two men who are vying for an open seat on the Johnson County Council want to be a voice for their communities on the board that oversees spending on county road projects, the sheriff's office and jail and local courts. Rob Henderson, the Republican candidate, has been the District 2 representative since he won the seat in a 2015 caucus.

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  18. Donnelly Urges HHS to Implement Provisions of Trevor's LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 15 | WTCA-AM Plymouth

    ... to press the Administration to fully implement Trevor's Law and provide communities, including Franklin in Johnson County, with assistance in the investigation of potential cancer clusters. The funding provides an opportunity to improve the federal ...

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  19. Longtime representative challenged by newcomerRead the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | Daily Journal

    ... new approach in the statehouse. She would base her actions in the legislature on what the people of northern Johnson County tell her, not any other influence. "It's my job to vote for them. Not to vote for me or what I think," she said. "The people ...

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  20. Hearts & Darts a " October 15Read the original story

    Monday Oct 15 | Daily Journal

    Congratulations to the Franklin Community Middle School 8th grade football players and coaches for their success as an undefeated team and Mid-State Champions in both 7th and 8th grades! Your hard work made you an exciting team to watch and we are looking forward to your high school years and more success. The 2018 growing season continued with even more adventures for the Johnson County Garden Club.

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