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3 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

Governor Pence names trustees to Ivy Tech board

Lee Marchant, of Monroe County, has been reappointed to serve a three-year term through August 31, 2017.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, IN, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN

12 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Republic

County REMC fish fry benefits United Way

The Bartholomew County REMC will conduct a fish fry to benefit the United Way from 11a a.m. to 1a p.m. Friday at the REMC office, 1697 W. Deaver Road.

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The Republic

Editorial: Moratorium good move for reviewing CAFO rules

The Bartholomew County Commissioners on Monday will consider approving an 18-month moratorium on proposals for confined feeding operations.

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Related Topix: Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Republic

McGillivray arrested on warrant, accused of failure to appear

A former judge who failed to show up in court to represent a number of his clients was arrested Monday for not showing up at his own hearing.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

The Republic

Nonprofit's properties won't be in tax sale

A group of 29 Housing Partnerships Inc. properties are listed as part of a Bartholomew County tax sale, but the county says the properties won't actually be sold.

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The Republic

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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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Republic

Plenty of programming available for adults

Bartholomew County Public Library has been programming for adults for several years.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Republic

Man arrested after firearm incident on South Lincoln Village Drive

Columbus Police arrested a man on charges of intimidation with a firearm and pointing a loaded firearm at about 12:40 a.m. this morning in the 5200 block of South Lincoln Village Drive.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Republic

Local Police & Fire

Abad Vargus, 65, 161 Carrie Lane, Columbus, criminal trespassing, 4:12a p.m., by the Columbus Police Department, held in lieu of $5,000 bond.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

The Republic

OPINION: Editorial: City growth plan good strategy for community

Looking ahead is inherent in the work that the Columbus-Bartholomew County Planning Department does, but the research it is doing now to determine the best locations for future development is detailed to a degree that should benefit the community for years to come.

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Related Topix: Opinion

The Tribune

Tryouts for baseball program set in Columbus

The Columbus Crush baseball program will conduct tryouts for the 2015 season at Wayne Park in southern Bartholomew County at State Road 11 and County Road 550S.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

The Republic

Commissioners to consider confined feeding proposal moratorium

A proposed moratorium prohibiting Bartholomew County from considering any new confined feeding operations for 18 months will be considered by the county commissioners Aug. 25. Commission members Kris Medic, Zack Ellison, Phyllis Apple, Rick Flohr and Lisa Moore voted for the moratorium.

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The Republic

Letter: Family Services Inc. deserves credit for work

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.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Republic

Local arts groups win $92,160 in state grants

Organizations represented by the Columbus Area Arts Council received Indiana Arts Commission Regional Initiative Grant program awards totaling $92,160.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Greensburg, IN, Decatur County, IN, Ripley County, IN

The Republic

Orchids & Onions

Yvonne, Kristina and Teresa from MainSource Bank for your gift of time and hard work volunteering at the Bartholomew County School Supply backpack distribution event, from United Way Volunteer Action Center.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Republic

Group seeks Haw Creek jurisdiction change

A group of landowners in the Haw Creek watershed want the creek to be placed under jurisdiction of the Bartholomew County Drainage Board as a regulated drain.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Columbus, IN

The Republic

Letter: Please consider all CFO/CAFO viewpoints

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.

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The Republic

NAACP plans workshop about domestic violence

The Columbus/Bartholomew County NAACP will host a domestic violence workshop that will be presented by Turning Point Domestic Violence Services.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

The Republic

Local Police & Fire

Dylan Wayne Stader, 19, 2221 Indiana Ave., Columbus, probation violation, 3:14a p.m., by the Bartholomew County Probation Department, no bond.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

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