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March 23, 2017

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Two Franklin Central Choirs take Grand Champion
Mar20

Two Franklin Central Choirs take Grand Champion

Three FCHS Choirs awarded Best Vocals Franklin Central Choral Department won Grand Champion in two divisions for the third time this season Saturday at Brownsburg High School Spectacular.  The third competing choir was named 1st runner up in the small mixed division. Competing were Franklin Central’s FC Singers, the advanced mixed show choir, High Voltage, the advanced all-female show choir and Accents, the intermediate mixed show...

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I-69 Section 6 Draft Environmental Document Published for Public Comment
Mar19

I-69 Section 6 Draft Environmental Document Published for Public Comment

Exhaustive study recommends locations for highway, exits and local access The final leg of Interstate 69 from Evansville to Indianapolis is one step closer to reality with the release of its Tier 2 Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS).  In addition to increasing economic activity in the corridor, exhaustive studies and public input conclude that I-69 Section 6 will improve safety and travel times between Martinsville and...

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Mike Heffner of Express Employment Professionals celebrates expansion
Mar16

Mike Heffner of Express Employment Professionals celebrates expansion

A job for every person Mike Heffner’s dream for growth of Express Employment Professionals has come true with recent expansion “I say there is a job for every person and a person for every job,” said Mike Heffner, owner of Express Employment Professionals of Indy South. “I truly believe that is our mindset,” he continued. “We work hard when someone comes in that maybe we don’t have an opening for, to go find a position with one of our...

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Haunts & Jaunts: The truth is out there
Mar16

Haunts & Jaunts: The truth is out there

The truth is out there    Paranormal groups entering into the ghost hunting arena have challenges ahead. It becomes a series of trial and error, checks and balances. Techniques can often be amateurish. The worst case scenario is the tendency to support a preconceived belief in ghosts, rather than striving to discover verifiable evidence while hosting a critical eye. Eventually these groups will purchase lots of equipment to aid them...

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St. Patrick’s Day 2017: On the Southside
Mar16

St. Patrick’s Day 2017: On the Southside

Sampling of Southside St. Patrick’s Day events All events are on March 17. This listing is not all-inclusive. Call your favorite establishment to see if it is hosting an event. ShamRock the Taphouse What: Live music in the tent starts at 5 p.m. with 3:1. Dan Melvin plays at 7 p.m. and Flatland Harmony at 9 p.m. Free limo rides. Specials all day. $5 cover charge. When: 11 a.m. – 3 a.m. Where: McGilvery’s Taphouse, 8249 US 31,...

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Autism Support Group hosts Day Camp
Mar14

Autism Support Group hosts Day Camp

Registration is now open for Camp Can Do This summer teens with autism can stay physically active and mentally engaged by signing up for the Johnson County Autism Support Group’s day camp; registration is now open for Camp Can Do.  Camp Can Do blends traditional camp activities with life skills in a fun learning environment.  Camp Can Do offers a choice of 3 weeks in June for children with autism, ages 12-18 to attend a day camp...

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Local senators welcome Southside pages to the Statehouse
Mar13

Local senators welcome Southside pages to the Statehouse

Sen. Sandlin Welcomes Local Students to Statehouse State Sen. Jack Sandlin (R-Indianapolis) welcomed the following students to the Statehouse who served as Senate pages in January and February: ·       Elise Abbott, from Indianapolis, attends Perry Meridian High School ·       Amelia Allman, from Indianapolis, Perry Meridian Sixth Grade Academy ·       Claire Bilodeau, from Indianapolis, attends Perry Meridian Middle School ·      ...

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