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Bartholomew County doesn't make final list for prekindergarten pilot
Gov. Mike Pence announced today that Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion and Vanderburgh counties have been selected for Indiana's prekindergarten pilot program to prepare low-income 4-year-olds for success in school.
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Purdue Extension garden walkabout canceled today
The Purdue Extension Bartholomew County Community Garden Walkabout scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today at Heritage Woods Apartments has been canceled.
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.
County Road 100S to close for bridge replacement
County Road 100S, between County Road 400E and County Road 475E, will be closed beginning Wednesday for replacement of a bridge, according to the Bartholomew County Highway Department.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Married couples live in uncertainty
Several maintain they are legally married, but Indiana isn't recognizing the unions following appeals of a federal judge's decision declaring Indiana's gay marriage ban unconstitutional.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Skateboarding mars new plaza benches
Three new Bartholomew County Public Library plaza benches have been damaged by skateboarders, and library officials fear they are beyond repair.
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Over 30 weapons stolen from home south of Indy
Police say a pair of robbers netted more than 30 weapons Wednesday after robbing a family's home in Bartholomew County, which is south of Indy.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Sheriff's department seeks tips on burglary
More than 30 weapons were taken during a Wednesday burglary and vandalism of a home owned by a family with deep roots in local law enforcement.
Plans for 2 cell towers driven by consumers' needs
Two new cellular communication towers proposed for Bartholomew County are a signal that more could be dotting the landscape as local data usage increases.
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.
Columbus Man Arrested in Brown County
At approximately 6 a.m., a deputy with the Brown County Sheriff's Department responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle in the parking lot of a Nashville grocery store.
Donations needed to fuel book giveaway program
The 2-year-old children's library in the Elizabethtown Town Hall has become a victim of its own success.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
Animal group still looking to raise $50,000
The Bartholomew County Humane Society's new building, pictured Wednesday, June 11, 2014, is nearing completion, and leaders say getting into the facility can't come soon enough.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Pence makes visit to old stomping grounds
Gov. Mike Pence looked right at home Thursday night, when the Columbus native visited the Bartholomew County 4-H Fair.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
'Hoppy' gets the win at frog-jumping contest
That's where athletes with names such as Rhino, He-Man, Big Belly Malley and Butters Jr. squared off Tuesday in one of the Bartholomew County 4-H Fair's most popular events - the frog jumping contest.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
OPINION: Letter: Columbus Lions ready to serve at county fair
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.
Photo Gallery: Fun at the fair
The Bartholomew County 4-H Fair is in full swing, and our photographers have been capturing the action.
Couple says same-sex stay doesn't change their relationship
Bartholomew County's first same-sex couple to be married calls this week's decision a disappointment, but says that nothing could change how they feel for one another.
Former county fair queen to lead Indiana FFA
Brittany Young, 18, just began her term as president of the Indiana FFA, following her selection at the 85th state convention.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Wanted Pair Arrested After Holiday Traffic Stop
Two people wanted on Bartholomew County warrants were arrested in Johnson County on the Fourth of July after a traffic stop.