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Columbus police name new information officer
Harris, 39, succeeds Lt. Matt Myers, who has begun transitioning into the role of Bartholomew County sheriff.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Local Police & Fire
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.
Road work planned at I-65 and State Road 46 this weekend
Continuing road repairs at the State Road 46 and Interstate 65 interchange will affect motorists driving north on the interstate this weekend.
Mayor joins governor's ride Friday through Columbus
Mayor Kristen Brown will join Gov. Mike Pence and hundreds of other motorcyclists in Mill Race Park Friday morning, just three weeks before leading her own motorcycle ride.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
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.
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.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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.
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.
Columbus teen dies in crash
An 18-year-old woman from Columbus was killed in a crash just before noon Tuesday.
'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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
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.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
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.
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 .