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Columbus, Indiana is located in Bartholomew County. Zip codes in Columbus, IN include 47202, 47201, and 47203. The median home price in Columbus is $183,000 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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55 min ago | The Republic

Columbus resident receives garden award

Green Leaf Inc., which manufactures agricultural products, and Indiana 4-H Youth Development have named Allana Whiteside, Columbus, as Bartholomew County 4-H Fair's Top Green Leaf 4-H Garden Award winner.

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9 hrs ago | The Republic

Police find no evidence of 'shots fired' at FairOaks Mall

Columbus police officers sent to the area have not found any evidence that any shots were fired, Lt.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Republic

McClelland hired to write Crump business plan

City officials have approved a contract with a former Columbus resident to create a business plan for the historic Crump Theatre.

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The Republic

Visitor finds truck doors missing this morning

A Franklin resident visiting Columbus to do chores for his ailing sister walked out to his truck this morning at Applegate Apartments and got a shock.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Columbus teen dies in crash

An 18-year-old woman from Columbus was killed in a crash just before noon Tuesday.

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The Republic

'Flower Lady' gives downtown a symphony of florals

The flashy colors and dramatic arrangements in the flower pots at each intersection along Washington Street are often the first things people notice about Columbus - and they make quite the impression.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Republic

Local Police & Fire

Ryanne Jennifer Snodgrass, 27, 1369 W. Second St., Seymour, Bartholomew County warrant and court order, 3:55a p.m., by the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department, no bond.

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The Republic

Ministry group proposes retreat center

A local nonprofit Christian ministry wants to launch a $1.5 million, non-denominational, cabin-oriented retreat center on 98 acres on the west side of Columbus.

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The Republic

Police arrest Kentucky man on preliminary charge of arson

Columbus police arrested Ricky D. Lovins, 54, Woodstock, Kentucky, on a preliminary charge of arson as a Level 6 felony after he was questioned following a trash Dumpster fire at a Cummins, Inc. loading dock at 6:47 a.m. Saturday.

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The Republic

Two women arrested after chase

Two local women were jailed Saturday after an incident involving a report of shoplifting at a North Vernon store led to a chase, a wreck and their eventual arrests.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

The Republic

Editorial: Quick Takes

Past concerns about the future of the Indiana branch of the Orphan Grain Train, and who would lead it, are finally in the distance, thankfully.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The Republic

I-65 lane closings planned

Construction work on south Interstate 65 will restrict travel at the State Road 46 interchange in Columbus beginning this weekend.

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The Republic

Lowery chosen as new Ivy Tech chancellor

Ivy Tech Community College has selected Chris R. Lowery to serve as Chancellor of the college's combined region which includes the Columbus and Southeast regions.

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The Republic

Consultant leaves role with Columbus arts district

A consultant who led efforts to renovate the Crump Theatre and Mill Race Amphitheater has ended her role in the projects.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Republic

Engineering firm chosen for Newbern bridge move

Columbus engineering firm Strand Associates will shepherd the 104-year-old Newbern Bridge to its new location as part of the People Trail.

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The Republic

SPORTS: For your weekend enjoyment

Tobi Herron of Columbus watches her drive on Hole 3 west during the Columbus City Golf tourney at Otter Creek .

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The Republic

Former Styx singer steps up

The signature voice of pop-rock band Styx will step in as headliner of this year's free, annual Our Hospice of South Central Indiana concert.

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The Republic

Editorial: Public art, sculptures beautify Columbus

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

CBS 3 Springfield

Seymour man faces 70 years for killing ex-wife, wounding her daughter

A southern Indiana man has been sentenced to 70 years in prison for killing his ex-wife and wounding her daughter.

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Forbes.com

The Nissan Frontier Diesel Runner Has Tire-Spinning Torque And Top...

Nissan is seriously considering adding a Cummins diesel engine to the next generation of its Frontier midsize pickup truck, the gasoline version of which is expected to arrive within a year or so.

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