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Franklin has a rich history, dating back to its founding in 1823. Our downtown boasts traditional main street shops, coffeehouses and restaurants, and the outstanding academic institution of Franklin College. Victorian mansions line King and Jefferson streets, and our trails provide plenty of opportunities for a quiet walk or a scenic jog.

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Please see below statement regarding the ground contamination report. Thank you for supporting Franklin and our efforts with this matter!! #bettertogether ... See moreSee less

Please see below statement regarding the ground contamination report. Thank you for supporting Franklin and our efforts with this matter!! #bettertogether

 

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Ashley Walden Owens Cara Broniszewski Christina Cochran

Thank you for keeping us updated!

I just hope it's not brushed aside like it was in 2015.

Liz Watson Kyle Richard Swain fyi

Kaylee Ryan Hyatt Shiann Marie Lockard

Thank you City of Franklin, Indiana - Government for taking this seriously. Our children depend on us.

Beth Pence thought you might want to see this.

So, are we boiling water before use? Not suppose to drink the water?

So there really is an issue???? So everybody just lied to the citizens when this came up the last time????? 😑 Thank God for the investigative journalism we so casually accuse of being, "Fake News" now a days!

Does the administration remember when Mayor McGuiness offered to speak with me regarding this same issue in 2015 and then he subsequently had his cell phone disconnected?

Kristy Booth

Cameron M. Hawes

This is why we moved. Way too scary and the fact it was swept under the rug made me even more sad. Franklin is a beautiful place..but putting people's lives in danger is unacceptable! Too many childhood cancers.

Is the report published somewhere the public can download and read it?

Kenny Chastain

Please keep this issue top priority.

It's a shame that past adminstrations swept this under the rug and ignored the concerns of the community. It sickens me to see people suffer due to the negligence of businesses. Hopefully someone cleans this mess up once and for all.

Wow. I just read the news report. I'm all for doing what is needed to clean this up!

What about well water in hoods by 65?

What was the response from Senator Young's and Rep. Hollingsworth's office? Is there a reason that Senator Donnelly was not asked to join Senator Young and Rep. Hollingsworth in writing a letter to the E.P.A. to take action in further air, soil, and potential water contamination in Franklin? Politics aside all three of these gentlemen who represent us need to be doing all that they can to get some action within the E.P.A.!!! Likewise does anyone know how are state legislators are responding to this? πŸ€”

There was a fish kill years back that stemmed from that plant. All the water was contaminated and in turn contaminated the dirt. I believe these contaminants make it possible for people with a genetic disposition to develop cancer. I am not a doctor or a professional. But there is no way it is a coincidence that all these kids have cancer and there are high levels. I played in the creek for years as a kid as did many people. So why this cluster. That generation? There are parts of the puzzle missing

Carrie Michael Thomas

If you planted a garden in Franklin is the vegetables contaminated?

Praying for a resolution for all of us!

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It's finally here!!! The Johnson County Fair Parade is today at 4pm! What is your favorite thing about the fair? ... See moreSee less

It’s finally here!!!  The Johnson County Fair Parade is today at 4pm! What is your favorite thing about the fair?

 

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Carie Lamphire

The milk shakes, steak tips, & corn 😍😍

It sure isn’t the heat!

Road construction right by main fair entrance. Yeah I won't be attending this year. Should've had project completed before the fair...

I agree with Greg!! I have been a participant at the fair for the past 5 years. Due to poor fair attendance for the past 2 years, the extreme heat, and the road construction I decided this year not to participate. Too much road construction this year!!

Erica Stroud Jerry Stroud Donald Bramble Elbmarb Hanuj

For all of those complaining about the construction there are multiple ways to access the fair grounds. Now the heat on the other hand may keep people away.

BEAVER TAILS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!πŸ˜€πŸ˜‹πŸ˜†

Cameron M. Hawes

Stop gripping and eat more ice cream to cool down!

Fried Veggies and cotton candy

I hate crowds so due to road construction and the heat crowds will likely be smaller so I WILL be attending this year. :D

Fair food, $2 milkshakes, photography contest, 4-H projects, animals, seeing friends!!

Definitely the fair food

We always park at the bowling alley and had absolutely zero problems getting in OR out tonight.

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1 week ago

City of Franklin, Indiana - Government

Indiana Blood Center will be hosting another Blood Drive at the Recreation Center on July 10th. Walk in or schedule your appointment here >>> www.donorpoint.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/114886 ... See moreSee less

2 weeks ago

City of Franklin, Indiana - Government

Make sure you head to the Farmers Market tomorrow for Toodleydoo Toys story time at 10:30 am! Mayor Barnett dressed up and read a book about race cars last week 😊 Michelle's Little Free Pantry will be reading this week. Bring a non-perishable food item to share with someone in need. Happy FRIDAY! ... See moreSee less

 

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What a great mayor!!! This is awesome, Steve Barnett!! More mayors need to be more like you.

Travis Skyler

2 weeks ago

City of Franklin, Indiana - Government

Mayor Barnett enjoyed spending time with Kick-A-Poo Kids Camp at their Mayoral elections. Congratulations to KKC Mayor, Griffin Betts!Thank you to Mayor Steve Barnett for visiting Kickapoo Kids Camp today! The campers elected our 2018 Kickapoo Mayor this morning. Congrats to Griffin Betts!! She will serve as KKC Mayor for the remainder of the summer. ... See moreSee less

Mayor Barnett enjoyed spending time with Kick-A-Poo Kids Camp at their Mayoral elections. Congratulations to KKC Mayor, Griffin Betts!

 

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Hi Madi love you ❀️😘