“Hatred is a feeling that leads to the extinction of values”
Sheriff’s Charity Ride 2014
Good ol’ country folks &
good food too!
“Smoking on the Square” brings in thousands from everywhere
By Allen Watts – June 2015
Smoking on the square was definitely happening this past week-end in Franklin. Vendors and patrons seemed to have ever corner of the square filled with something happening, for sale, or some great eats and treats.....read...full...story....FREE
Festival brings community together as Freedom reigns high
Growth shows in expansion of event size & participation
By Allen Watts – June 2015
The Greenwood 2015 Freedom Festival is put together by “The old town of Greenwood” organization and they did another bang-up job this year. Except for one tiny glitch, they reversed the route and that was NOT taken to well by many. ...read....full....story......FREE
by Allen Watts – August 26, 2015
Franklin is seeking a grant for Roaring Run ditch to aid the city is facilitating repairs to a major storm water drainage system for the city. A public meeting was held Tuesday August 25, to get citizen input and concerns on the project.
The meeting went well and had three speakers to answer all questions from the audience and also give input on the projects goals and intentions....read....full....story...FREE..!!
Franklin RDC commission lies to public about $$millions
Family or friends to City hall & boards gets shady deals & $$
By Allen Watts September 2015
The Franklin Redevelopment Commission (RDC) has lied to the public during an open meeting on the 21st (Monday) about an unscrupulous client. The RDC has spent nearly $3/4m million dollars of YOUR tax dollars previously and is seemingly on the verge of doing the same thing again...read....full...story....FREE
FDC Corp. asks for $500k to reinvigorate funds
Benefits to community are evident, abundant & necessary
Commission stalls for another month to ponder request, why?
By Allen Watts – September 2015
The Franklin Development Corporation (FDC) has went back to the city RDC (Redevelopment Commission) again this year and is asking for more funding to aid the continued successful programs that has benefited the entire city of Franklin...read...full...story...FREE
Indiana Sending 33 to Participate in Multi-State
Training Exercise Involving New York Fire Department
Training to coincide with FDNY’s All Hazard Incident Management Team exercise orchestrating response at local, state and federal levels to major earthquake in a metro area
News release - Public announcement:
Publish edit by
Don Lee – September 2015
According to a recent news release by IDHS (Indiana department of homeland security) the state will be sending about thirty three public safety professionals from across the state, which is flying out to Georgia to be part of a high profile full scale exercise involving the New York Fire Department....read...full...exciting...story.....FREE