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H.S. softball recaps from Thursday, May 19

The following are high school softball recaps from Thursday, May 19. All games are varsity unless noted otherwise. There may be updates, so please check back. Franklin County shut out Greensburg 6-0. For the second time this week, the Wildcats Brooke Stang broke a program record. On Monday she bested...
GREENSBURG, IN
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Former Wildcat Kamryn McCool NFCA 2nd Team All-Region

Former Franklin County Lady Wildcat pitcher Kamryn McCool earned Second Team All-Region honors in Division 3 by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association. McCool has a 19-5 record at Mount St. Joseph with a 1.32 ERA. The senior Lion has struck out 177 batters this season and is the program’s all-time strikeout leader.
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Accident knocks out power, closes US 52 for hours

— US 52 in Franklin County between Elkhorn and St. Peters roads was shut down for five-and-a-half hours Wednesday night into Thursday morning hours because of an accident in which a utility pole and power lines were taken out. The wreck happened shortly after 8 pm. The power was off...
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Settlement reached in 2020 Franklin County drownings

Josh Mosier filed the lawsuit against the county and the Sheriff’s Office on January 11, 2021, alleging they were negligent in notifying the public about a washed-out Sanes Creek bridge and roadway. Mosier’s daughters – 4-year-old KyLee and 7-year-old Elysium – their 13-year-old half-brother Ethan and their mother Felina...
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FRANKLIN COUNTY DEPUTIES INVOLVED IN SHOOTING

(Cedar Grove, IN)--The Indiana State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Franklin County. It happened on Friday night in Cedar Grove when Franklin County deputies responded to a suicidal man. The suspect fired at least one shot at deputies. Deputies then returned fire and struck the suspect once. The suspect was flown to UC Health. His identity and condition have not been released. The case will be forwarded to the Franklin County prosecutor’s office.
CEDAR GROVE, IN
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SETTLEMENT REACHED IN FRANKLIN COUNTY DROWNINGS

(Brookville, IN)--A Laurel father has reached a settlement with Franklin County following the 2020 drowning death of his daughter and four others. It happened when a bridge over Sanes Creek washed away in a flood. Here’s a transcript one call to 911. Caller: "Sanes Creek at the bottom of Sanes Creek Hill is completely washed out. It's gone. Somebody better get down here and block it off before somebody goes into the river." But that's exactly what happened. It was later determined that dispatchers coded the call as non-emergent. Details of the settlement were withheld, although the county’s insurance has paid at least $1.3 million.
FRANKLIN COUNTY, IN
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H.S. softball recaps from May 16; Spartans clinch, Shiners close, Cats set records

The following are high school softball recaps from Monday, May 16. All games are varsity unless noted otherwise. There may be updates, so please check back. Franklin County took both games of a double header with Batesville. It was a record-breaking night for two Lady Wildcats. Kensee Ferman now holds the program record for most RBI in a single season, currently at 41. And Brooke Stang boasts the single season runs record, currently at 39.
BATESVILLE, IN
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Indiana State Police investigating an officer-involved shooting

CEDAR GOVE – Friday evening, the Indiana State Police began investigating an officer-involved shooting that occurred in Franklin County, Indiana. The initial investigation by Detectives with the ISP-Versailles Post indicated that deputies from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Main Street in Cedar Grove, Indiana at approximately 10:30 p.m. after receiving a report of an adult male who was suicidal and in possession of a gun.
CEDAR GROVE, IN