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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 $180,000 which is roughly $84/per square foot. More Columbus information.

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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.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Republic

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."

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The Republic

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.

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The Republic

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.

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The Republic

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.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

WISH-TV Indianapolis

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.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Republic

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The Republic

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.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Republic

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.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Republic

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.

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Churches mix physical, spiritual for better health

As a former registered nurse, Judy Rhude understands the importance of good health.

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Business Journal

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 .

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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.

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Columbus woman hit by car near Smith Elementary

Shortly before 8 a.m., the 38-year-old was attempting to cross Waycross Drive from the bus stop that serves both the Fairington and Briarwood Apartment complexes, located across the street from the bus stop, according to Columbus police spokesman Sgt.

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Marine News

JA Moody, Viega Strike Distribution Deal

JA Moody, a national distributor for product lines in the navy and commercial marine marketplace, is now a Viega Marine Distributor for the U.S. shipbuilding and offshore markets.

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Marine News

Rapp Marine Hires Vatnehol as CEO

Helge Vatnehol has been appointed Group CEO of Rapp Marine. Vatnehol comes from the position of Senior Vice President Offshore Deck Machinery in Rolls Royce and takes over on September 1, 2014.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Republic

3 local organizations get Riley foundation grants

Riley Children's Foundation, the fundraising organization supporting Riley Hospital for Children at Indiana University Health, has granted $8,000 to family-focused initiatives in the Columbus area.

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