Johnson County Newswire (Page 6)

Johnson County Newswire (Page 6)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Johnson County, IN. (Page 6)

Results 101 - 120 of 3,088 in Johnson County, IN

  1. Race on for Franklin mayor: Alexander a candidateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... it." Deadline to apply for mayor: 72 hours before the caucus, or 7 p.m. Jan. 27. Apply by sending a letter to Johnson County Republican Party Chairperson Beth Boyce, 845 Richart Lane, Greenwood, IN, 46142. Michele Holtkamp is editor of the Daily ...

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  2. New home construction plans set for abandoned neighborhoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... Klein said. The condition of the property has been a source of complaints from other residents in the area, Johnson County senior planner Desiree Calderella said. Across the street is the Brookhaven neighborhood, whose residents have had to look ...

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  3. Indy police officer arrested in shoplifting, resisting incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... of back pain during the incident, and she was taken to a hospital to be examined, and then taken to the Johnson County jail. She was held at the jail on $2,000 bond. Michele Holtkamp is editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at ...

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  4. Home sales, construction up in countyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... homes being built, and new neighborhoods planned for 2017 and beyond. Homes sales increased by about 100 in Johnson County through November from 2015 to 2016, according to data from the MIBOR Realtor Association. And the number of homes available ...

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  5. Warriors survive and advanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Daily Journal

    The second semifinal of the Johnson County boys basketball tournament played out not all that differently than the end of the original "Rocky" movie. Whiteland, the heavy favorite, consistently landing shots and staying ahead on points.

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  6. Whiteland to defend title against Center Grove in repeat Johnson County tourney finalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

    Center Grove routed Greenwood and Whiteland survived a comeback from Indian Creek Friday night to set up a repeat of last year's Johnson County tournament final. The Warriors host the Trojans Saturday night at around 7:30 p.m. as part of a tripleheader at Whiteland.

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  7. Upward trend: Most county schools improve graduation rateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2017 | Daily Journal

    In Johnson County, every school district except one saw an increase in its graduation rate. Greenwood Community High School was the only local school whose rate dropped slightly, from 92 percent to 91 percent last school year, according to the Indiana Department of Education.

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  8. Franklin College to honor Martin Luther King Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... locations in Franklin to do service projects on Monday morning with organizations such as Humane Society of Johnson County and Lord's Locker, Franklin College Manager of Engaged Learning Sarah Shroyer said. "It is a really good representation of Dr. ...

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  9. Waiting gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... those two things within our emergency department." Over the past decade, the emergency rooms serving Johnson County have seen more and more patients. The three major hospitals in the area - Johnson Memorial Health, Community Hospital South and ...

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  10. Prosecutor named to review chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal

    An elected prosecutor who will decide whether a Franklin police officer should face a criminal charge has lengthy ties to the county's legal system, including the Johnson County Prosecutor's Office which has excused itself from considering the case due to a conflict of interest. Brown County Prosecutor Ted Adams is conducting further investigation, including re-interviewing witnesses, before deciding whether Franklin police officer Bryan K. Burton should face a criminal charge from an Oct. 23 incident at his home.

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  11. Officials conducting legislative meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal

    State Rep. Woody Burton and State Sen. Greg Walker will host two meetings next week to share information about the 2017 legislative session. Residents are invited to attend the meetings at 6 p.m. Monday at the Whiteland Town Hall, 549 Main St., and at 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at the Greenwood City Center, 300 S. Madison Ave. The House and Senate convened for the first time this week, and the General Assembly will adjourn by April 29. Burton represents House District 58, which includes a portion of Johnson County.

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  12. No injuries in train-vehicle accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... when he crossed. He then heard the train's horn and tried to speed up to avoid being hit, according to the Johnson County Sheriff's Office report. No one was injured, and both the train and the truck were driven away from the accident scene, the ...

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  13. Manhunt continues for wanted manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal

    Police departments across central Indiana are searching for the man who prompted an Amber Alert in Prince's Lakes earlier this week, but police believe he is still in the area. John R. Rader, 40, could face multiple criminal charges in two counties.

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  14. Franklin mayor becoming INDOT commissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... at great taxpayer value," Holcomb said. "He'll hit the ground running on Day 1," he said of McGuinness. The Johnson County native and Franklin College graduate will lead the third or fourth largest state agency with a budget of $1.8 billion and ...

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  15. Prince's Lakes police get new defibrillatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... officers now have the most up-to-date equipment to save a life. The town received a $10,000 grant from the Johnson County Community Foundation to replace three automated external defibrillators in three of the police cars. The three defibrillators ...

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  16. Big third quarter saves BravesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... take shots." In November, the Braves dropped the Lancers by a dozen points, 64-52, in the first round of the Johnson County Tournament. The Braves were riding a two-game losing streak, though both were to larger Clasds 4A teams, Brownsburg and ...

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  17. What sophomore slump? Franklin diver enjoying another successful seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Journal

    Diving is no different - at least in the case of Franklin High School sophomore Gauge Creech, who in December won his first Johnson County title with a 378.55 score. Now standing 5-foot-7 and weighing 120 pounds, Creech was noticeably shorter and just a tad lighter when finishing second to Mooresville's Ashton Johnson at last season's Franklin Sectional.

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  18. Cabin FeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... Shadday approached well-known acts from throughout Indianapolis to perform. Most of the names are familiar to Johnson County music fans from concert such as WAMMfest in Greenwood and Smoke on the Square in Franklin. Many of the bands have performed ...

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  19. Ahead of the gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... Morris was 2 years old, he was placed in the foster care system. Four years later, he was adopted by a Johnson County family. At 15, his adoptive parents sent him to Panama City, Florida, to the Maynard Family Children's Home, a military academy ...

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  20. Lawmakers priorities include road funding, educationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Daily Journal

    ... session - along with approving a new two-year budget for the state - legislators who represent parts of Johnson County have other proposals, too. State Rep. Woody Burton, for example, is writing a proposed law that would allow local governments to ...

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