Weekend accident sends 1 to hospital




Daily Journal Staff reports

An accident between a car and a semitrailer in southern Johnson County sent one person to the hospital.

The accident happened near the intersection of State Road 252 and Airport Road Saturday morning, according to the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

The driver of the car was trapped and had to be cut out by Nineveh Volunteer Fire Department firefighters, according to the sheriff’s office.

The driver was seriously injured and was taken by medical helicopter to Indiana University Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis.

The driver’s identity and condition were not available Sunday, Johnson County Sheriff Doug Cox said.

Franklin to host public forum on school safety

Franklin school leaders want to give parents the chance to discuss school safety with school and law enforcement personnel.

A public forum be at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Webb Elementary School, 1400 Webb Court, Franklin.

Director of operations Bill Doty will make a five- to 10-minute presentation on school safety and an open discussion will follow.

Girls Inc. seeks mentors for after-school programs

Girls Inc. of Johnson County is searching for more volunteer mentors to help in a variety of its programming.

The organization will conduct volunteer orientation and training from 4 to 5 p.m. Thursday at its facility at 220 E. Madison St., Franklin. The opportunity to be a mentor is open to the public.

Those interested will be asked to fill out an application, and Girls Inc. organizers will conduct a criminal history background check before approving volunteers.

“Mentors and role models serve as a foundation for the Girls Inc. experience,” said Sonya Ware-Meguiar, CEO of Girls Inc. “Mentors inspire girls to believe in their potential and value their strengths, and they give them the skills and confidence to achieve the goals they set.”

Volunteers are needed to help with after-school programs such as homework help and conducting arts-and-crafts classes.

Information: 736-5344.

Yogurt shop’s sales benefit North Grove

Residents and families wanting to raise money for North Grove Elementary School can help by getting a sweet treat next month.

The school is partnering with Ella’s Frozen Yogurt & More for a Dining to Donate day Feb. 6.

From 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., Ella’s Frozen Yogurt & More, 520 N. State Road 135 in Greenwood, will donate 20 percent of customers’ purchases to the school when the customer mentions North Grove.

Any questions can be e-mailed to info@ellasfrozenyogurt.com, or call 985-3232.

All Center Grove elementary schools are competing to bring in the most sales on their school’s Dining to Donate Wednesday. The school with the most donations will get a double donation from Ella’s Frozen Yogurt & More.

Young meet and greet Friday at cafeteria

U.S. Rep. Todd Young will meet with residents at Jonathan Byrd’s Cafeteria on Friday.

Young will be available to greet constituents and talk about current issues from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 100 Byrd Way, Greenwood.

Young is a U.S. Representative for Indiana’s 9th District, which includes all or parts of Brown, Clark, Crawford, Floyd, Harrison, Jackson, Johnson Lawrence, Monroe, Morgan, Orange, Scott and Washington counties.

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