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Local Police & Fire
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.
OPINION: Editorial: Wellville experience good for community
Columbus received disappointing news last week that it wasn't chosen to compete in a national health challenge, but it would be wrong to call the city a loser.
OPINION: Letter: Financial, infrastructure issues run deep for city
Note: The statements, views, and opinions contained in this letter to the editor are those of the author and are not endorsed by, nor do they necessarily reflect, the opinions of The Republic.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
'Feed'uccini dinner benefits BCSC foundation
Want to help feed the educational need in Columbus? You can start by ordering an Italian feast at Tre Bicchieri.
Area woman falls short in national competition
A Columbus woman who was the first female to win a category in the Indiana Motor Truck Association Truck Driver and Technician Championships did not win Verna Gillen, representing Indiana in the Twin Trailers category, said she was sad to say she didn't win but said the experience was great.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Columbus native, Hollywood film editor remembered by longtime friend
Burton James Sears was a successful film editor who worked on several big-budget movies, but on his many return trips to his native Columbus, he was still just "one of the guys."
Column: Dive team finds engagement band
The invitation list for the Sept. 13 wedding of Federica Lyford-Pike and Gates Roll had some late additions - the Bartholomew County Water Rescue and Recovery team.
Visitors Center officials announce retirement plans
Visitors Center Columbus Indiana Executive Director Lynn Lucas and Director of Sports Tourism Jim Dietz plan to retire within the next six months.
City delegation to ask INDOT to delay State Street repaving
Columbus City Councilman Ryan Brand is talking with state transportation officials to see if Columbus can get more time to talk about implementing the State Street Corridor plan.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Items stolen from locker room as football players scrimmage
Police in Columbus are investigating after visiting Greenwood football players became victims of theft while they were on the field.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Woman hospitalized with flash burns after incident
A Columbus woman is in good condition at an Indianapolis hospital after suffering flash burns while taking a candle into a closet she had been spray painting.
Local Police & Fire
Kayla M. Dilk, 20, 49 Mount Liberty Road, Columbus, possession of heroin, possession of paraphernalia, false informing, criminal recklessness, and illegal possession of a syringe, 11:20a p.m., by the Columbus Police Department, released on $7,500 bond.
City seeks contract with arts council on sculpture placement
The city is asking the Columbus Area Arts Council to sign a contract allowing the city to control placement of Columbus Indiana Sculpture Biennial sculptures on public property.
Police arrest driver accused of hitting friend with car
Columbus Police have arrested Steven Cowan, 51, Columbus on preliminary charges of criminal recklessness with a deadly weapon/aggressive driving and failure to stop after an accident resulting in serious bodily injury.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
IUPUC nursing students view medical practices in Swaziland
For the first time, the IU School of Nursing at IUPUC traveled to the Kingdom of Swaziland for a service-learning experience.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
SPORTS: Ball State's Columbus quartet working to find playing time
The quartet of juniors have all had to overcome some sort of adversity. None of the four saw significant playing time last season after three saw some action in 2012.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Columbus firefighter honored for training
Columbus Fire Department Capt. Andy Lay recently was honored with an aircraft rescue and firefighting award for training sessions he created for local firefighters.
Churches mix physical, spiritual for better health
As a former registered nurse, Judy Rhude understands the importance of good health.
Cummins: Keeping distribution in Memphis an 'option'
The Columbus, Indiana-based company, which is the 14th largest manufacturer in the Memphis area, is looking to expand its distribution operations and add 50 jobs, as reported Thursday .
Residents give thoughts on new Catholic high school proposal
Those are just a few of the things that parents and parishioners want if the Archdiocese of Indianapolis decides to build a new Catholic high school in the Columbus-Seymour area.