7 hrs ago
Columbus taps conservator to preserve architecture
The city of Columbus is hiring an Indianapolis Museum of Art conservator to help preserve historic buildings before their past is lost.
11 hrs ago
Thousands enjoy music, honor vets
Aaron Johnson, left, helps his 23-month-old son Levi wave the flag Friday afternoon, May 24, 2013, at the annual SALUTE! concert held on the grounds of the Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans.
Fri May 24, 2013
Local Police & Fire
Police, Fire EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.
Truck driver runs light, strikes school bus
A Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Corp. bus was hit by a truck as it tried to cross a Columbus street Friday, but the bus driver and the lone student passenger were not injured, police said.
OPINION: Editorial: City officials use professionals in tenant search
COLUMBUS officials saved the city a lot of grief and themselves a number of major headaches by farming out to professional brokers and appraisers the responsibility of finding the right tenant for unoccupied restaurant space in The Commons.
Ten People Arrested In Columbus Drug Bust
Ten people were arrested in Bartholomew County Wednesday after police received an anonymous tip about suspicious activity at two Columbus homes, Indiana State Police said.
Columbus man accused of selling morphine patch to police informant
A habitual criminal is in jail on a $200,000 bond after the Columbus man was arrested for selling a morphine patch to a confidential police informant.
Columbus man sentenced for child molestation
A Columbus man has been ordered to serve a 15-year prison sentence for child molestation.
Trailer orders bounce back after weak March: ACT Research report
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- After suffering a weak March, net trailer orders jumped 29% month-over-month in April, according to the latest report from ACT Research.
Thu May 23, 2013
Former Mayor Armstrong takes job with Ivy Tech Corporate College
Former four-term Columbus Mayor Fred Armstrong has accepted the part-time position of executive in residence for Ivy Tech Corporate College in Columbus, the school announced today in a media release.
Friday concert honors Korean War veterans
Siblings Julie Malson, left, and Tom Burns stand beside the column memorializing their father at the Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans.
Tip helps police arrest 10 people on drug-related charges
State and Columbus police arrested 10 people on methamphetamine-related or other drug-related charges after receiving an anonymous tip about possible drug activity.
Class 8 orders hit second-highest volume in 16 months: ACT Research
COLUMBUS, Ind. -- Class 8 orders remained above 20,000 units for a seventh consecutive month in April, rising to their second highest volume in sixteen months, according to the latest figures form ACT Research.
Wed May 22, 2013
Cleaning contaminated water in Garden City high priority for EPA
A federal environmental agency wants to add Garden City to its high priority cleanup list because of its contaminated groundwater and wells.
SPORTS: Racing's first lady makes Columbus pit stop
Janet Guthrie, pictured during a stop at the Columbus Visitors Center, Tuesday, May 21, 2013, was a pioneer for women in racing.
Mon May 20, 2013
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.