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Lori Borgman: No writer is purrfect all the thyme

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You may not remember William Safire, but I lived in fear of him. He was a nationally syndicated columnist who wrote about other writers’ writing gaffes. Every Sunday, I would rip open the paper, read his column and exhale to find I had lived to see another misplaced modifier — as if Safire ever read family humor.

Freetime: June 20

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Throwback Thursday: June 20

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News from around Johnson County as reported on June 20 in the pages of the Daily Journal and the Franklin Evening Star from the last 112 years.

Movie review: Netflix’s ‘Hit Man’ hits its target

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When a professor-turned-fake-hitman meets a damsel in distress, sparks fly and laughs ensue in Netflix’s latest dark comedy, “Hit Man,” featuring a standout performance from Glen Powell.

College Notes – June 15

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Chancellor’s Honor Roll

JCPL Column: Library offers a world of possibilities

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Editor’s note: This article was written by Dan Mitchell shortly before his death on May 14, 2024. Dan has been a member of the Johnson County Public Library board of trustees since 2014 and recently joined the JCPL Foundation Board. His dedication to the library and his passion for seeing it reach more people made him an invaluable part of JCPL’s mission of connecting our community to resources. Dan shared his passion for libraries in this article; we are pleased to have the opportunity to share it with you. We are enormously grateful for his contributions to JCPL. We are honored to share his thoughts about public libraries with the community.

School News – June 15

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Whiteland scholarship winners

Pool party: Indianapolis readies for Olympic swim trials

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The tantalizing prospect of Olympic gold starts in Indianapolis this weekend for the best swimmers in the United States.