Woman loses $5,000 in scams

Daily Journal staff reports

A Center Grove area woman lost more than $5,000 in phone scams, police said.

The woman’s daughter contacted the sheriff’s office, and said her mother had been victim to multiple scams, according to a report from the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.

She told deputies that her mother had been writing checks and sending them to people, including one to someone claiming to be a travel agency who said she had won a cruise and another saying they were from the FBI, the report said.

The woman’s bank said the incidents needed to be reported to the police so they could begin a fraud investigation, the report said.

County commissioners needed for town

The Johnson County Board of Commissioners is seeking two representatives to serve on the Bargersville Plan Commission.

Members would serve on the buffer zone committee for Bargersville.

Applicants must live in the unincorporated area within 2 miles of Bargersville town limits.

If interested, go to co.johnson.in.us and fill out the board appointment interest form.

The deadline is Monday. The form can be sent to commissioner@co.johnson.in.us.

Golf outing supports cancer screenings

Playing a round of golf can help bring awareness to breast cancer screenings.

A Rally for the Cure will be at 9 a.m. June 27 at Deer Valley Golf Course, 5375 E. County Road 300S., Franklin.

The cost is $20, and registration can be done by calling 422-5483.

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Annie Goeller is managing editor of the Daily Journal. She can be reached at agoeller@dailyjournal.net or 317-736-2718.