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Johnson County Community Foundation awards $118,000 in grants

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In the coming months, agencies will be able to provide better counseling services to children, build ramps for residents to safely get in and out of their homes, and distribute more aid to families who have lost everything in a fire.

Leaving a legacy: Franklin minister retiring after compassionate career

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Sitting under the glow of stained glass and the uniquely vaulted ceiling, the sanctuary moved her.

Greenwood council considers changes for police, fire disciplinary processes

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The Greenwood City Council is considering making procedural changes to the rules for the city’s police and fire merit commissions, a move designed to protect the integrity of the disciplinary process.

Local grant will enhance Franklin College student experiences

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A $50,000 grant from the Elba and Gene Portteus Branigin Foundation will help support experiential learning opportunities for Franklin College students.

Indiana lawmakers scale back on private school aid expansion

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Republicans scaled down a proposed expansion Wednesday of a program allowing parents to spend state money directly on their child’s education expenses after critics argued it opened up such payments to private schools by even the wealthiest families.

Here are the latest Johnson County municipal candidate filings

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Here’s a list of people who filed for candidacy in Johnson County between 8 a.m. Monday and 4 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Johnson County Clerk’s Office.

Winter storm dumps less snow than expected on Johnson County

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Johnson County was blanketed with as much as 3 inches of snow after a winter storm dropped rain and snow Wednesday.

Indian Creek student gets new lease on life with donated car

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There were times when getting through senior year seemed like an almost impossible task.

Weekends Only closing Indy, Greenwood stores

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The owner of St. Louis-based furniture retailer Weekends Only Furniture & Mattress is retiring and closing all of the chain’s stores, including the two in Castleton and Greenwood.

Voting rights stripped from some Hoosiers in bill

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Hoosiers convicted of felony vote fraud offenses wouldn’t be able to cast a ballot for 10 years under a bill passed 6-4 by the House Elections Committee Wednesday.