Football results: Franklin 61, Seymour 7 (Final Score)
Football results: Edinburgh 62, Manual 8 (Final score).
Football results: Warren Central 12, Center Grove 9 (Final score).
Football results: Southport 27, Roncalli 13 (Final score).
Football results: Greenwood 56, Perry Meridian 28 (Final score).
Football results: Indian Creek 56, Knightstown 7 (Final score).
Football results: Whiteland 43, Lafayette Jeff 13 (Final score).

Questions of funding derail sports tourism office proposal




Franklin won’t spend tax dollars to form a new organization that would attract sporting events to the city because of doubts about how to fund it.

The visitors who come to Franklin for youth sports or arts events spend about $1 million per year on hotels, restaurants and shops. That impact could double or triple if a group worked to attract more events to the city, a study by an Indiana University professor said.

A group that includes city officials, Franklin Community Schools, Franklin College and Johnson Memorial Hospital originally proposed forming a nonprofit sports corporation that would focus on booking new events. A full-time director would organize more tournaments that could be conducted at the high school or college facilities.

This story appears in the print edition of Daily Journal. Subscribers can read the entire story online by signing in here or in our e-Edition by clicking here.

comments powered by Disqus

All content copyright ©2014 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.