Bike ride to battle obesity
A new bike race this fall at Ceraland in Columbus will allow friends and family members to compete against one another - but it also will pit doctor against doctor and nurses against nurses to raise awareness of obesity, especially among children.
Sun May 19, 2013
Submitted photo Rotary Foundation's Group Study Exchange also promotes an exposure to other cultures, and Roman Klipp, a German professional on a recent visit to Columbus, got some exposure to American culture when he carved a traditional "Thanksgiving turkey" at the home of Rotarian Mark Pillar, right, as fellow Rotarian Therese Copeland looks on.
They're Not Playin' with Fire
There's nothing like a perfectly tender and juicy steak right off the grill. Even amateurs can deliver this, as long as they stock up on persistence, the proper tools and right approach.
Sat May 18, 2013
OPINION: Editorial: Advancing Columbus calls for cooperation
MAYOR Kristen Brown's Advance Columbus program received well-deserved praise at her State of the City address last week.
Leadership Columbus: Mark Pillar
Volunteering: I spent 37 years serving our country in one capacity or another, and now I serve my community through the Rotary Club and First Lutheran Church.
Library change emphasizes preservation
Changes to the plaza at the iconic Cleo Rogers Memorial Library in downtown Columbus will be focused on historic preservation rather than redesign.
Fri May 17, 2013
Record 70 vendors to attend lawn, garden show
Tribune photo by Aaron Piper/ Betty Johnson of Seymour demonstrates how to use a pottery wheel at last year's Seymour Main Street Lawn, Garden and Patio Show at the Southern Indiana Center for the Arts booth.
Thu May 16, 2013
Mayor earns raves
Mayor Kristen Brown, left, chats with Howard Graninger after she delivered her State of the City Address at The Commons, Tuesday, May 14, 2013.
School-city land swap takes first step
Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. took the first step Monday in a land exchange with the city of Columbus that would provide each a parcel of land adjacent to its current property.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Bright Side
JUST 2 years old and looking to be a healthy young boy, you would never know that Coltan Schmidt has already traveled a long and frightening road.
Bike, pedestrian workshop tonight
Columbus residents will have the chance to weigh in on some bicycle and pedestrian-friendly projects under consideration by city officials, at a public workshop tonight.
Letter: Letter waste of government spending
Two weekends ago I was about to cut the grass on my property for the first time this year as most of my neighborhood was doing after a particularly long winter.
'Guru of cool' to offer ideas on cultural tourism
Daniel Levine knows firsthand from a quick, several-hour visit here two years ago that Columbus boasts enough enviable features to fill a gushing promo video.
Tue May 14, 2013
Presentation of bike, pedestrian projects Wednesday
Columbus residents will have the chance to weigh in on some bicycle and pedestrian-friendly projects under consideration by city officials, at a public workshop Wednesday.
Columbus woman arrested on child neglect charges
A Columbus woman was arrested on charges of child neglect after her three children were found unattended outside for the second time within a week.
FastSigns Co-Branding Program Gains Traction With 10 Agreements This Year
FastSigns International Inc.reports that its new co-branding program is quickly gaining traction with five centers already open under the program, resulting in a total of 10 co-branded agreements expected to be signed through the first half of this year.
Orchids & Onions
April Williams and Lisa Westenburger for all your hard work on the Race to Play project in making it a huge success.
Just weeks away, smoking ban will be anticlimactic
IN a little over two weeks, the ever-evolving ban on smoking in the city of Columbus will have reached its ultimate level - a comprehensive prohibition on indoor smoking in all businesses, save for those located in private homes.
Mon May 13, 2013
No suspect after 4 murdered in Indiana
According to the Bartholomew County Sheriff Mark Gorbett, the bodies of Katherine Burton, 53, Thomas Smith, 39, Aaron Cross, 41, and Shawn Burton, 41, all of Columbus, Indiana, were discovered Saturday night by Katherine Burton's son, Daniel Burton, 27.
In his own words?
We've had some housing issues in Columbus, and Mayor Brown acknowledges that the city has critical housing needs.