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9 hrs ago | The Republic

Officers, firefighters still looking for missing kayaker

Sheriff's deputies and firefighters searched the Flat Rock River banks Thursday but did not find the body of a missing 27-year-old Kalamazoo, Mich., kayaker.

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Related Topix: Flat Rock, IN, Columbus, IN

21 hrs ago | The Republic

REMC members pick pair for board assignments

Dan Fleming and Curt Burbrink were elected to the Bartholomew County REMC board of directors Tuesday at its annual meeting in Columbus.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Republic

Local Police & Fire

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN, Bloomington, IN

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

The Department of Education releases final draft of proposed new academic standards

Indiana students will soon have to meet a new set of educational standards. At 9:00 AM The Department of Education and Center for Education and Career Innovation released the final draft of proposed academic At 9:00 AM The Department of Education and Center for Education and Career Innovation released the final draft of proposed academic standards ... (more)

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Related Topix: Indiana, Indiana Government, English, IN, Martinsville, IN

The Republic

Duke crews continue work on power outage

Duke Energy expected to restore power Monday afternoon to all customers who lost power after a severe thunderstorm passed through Bartholomew County at about 3:34 a.m. Initially, about 342 customers reported power outages early Monday morning, some within the Columbus city limits and some in the county.

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Related Topix: Elizabethtown, IN

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Republic

ATV crash sends Bartholomew County teen to hospital

A Bartholomew County teen was injured after the all-terrain vehicle she was driving crashed during the weekend, police said.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Bartholomew County man arrested for child molestation, attempted abduction

The new qualifying format for the Indianapolis 500 now allows any entry that has not made the field at the end of the first day a chance to make the last row of the grid on the second day.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN, Columbus, IN

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Republic

OPINION: Editorial: Report shows opportunity, success with ambulances

A report released last month shows that Columbus and Bartholomew County residents are reaping great benefits from the new contract for emergency ambulance services with Columbus Regional Hospital.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN, Opinion

The Republic

Column: Day of breaking news shines light on life's fragility

Sunday is a day I won't forget, because it was the kind that reminds one how fragile life is.

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The Republic

No reason for fear

Raymond and Barb Minor urge other Bartholomew County families to consider sending family members who are surviving World War II veterans on future Honor Flight trips.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

The Republic

Police to use dogs in search for missing kayaker

Cadaver dogs will be used Saturday morning to search sections of the Flat Rock River in the hopes of finding a 27-year-old Kalamazoo kayaker who has been missing since Sunday.

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Related Topix: Indianapolis, IN

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Republic

Repairs planned for high-traffic county roads

An unusually harsh winter will mean that four heavily traveled Bartholomew County roads with relatively new surfaces are deteriorating faster than usual.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

MLive.com

Kalamazoo kayaker last seen on southern Indiana river still missing

"Extremely high water conditions" on the Flatrock River continue to hamper an ongoing search for Quinonez, who was not wearing a life jacket at the time and could not swim, said Indiana Conservation Officer Jet Quillen.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster

The Republic

City will monitor all security cameras

Images also can be watched on laptop computers in patrol cars, on police cellphones and on iPads, Mayor Kristen Brown said.

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The Republic

County officials closing in on new annex building

After two years of debate, a decision will be made this month on constructing a new Bartholomew County Annex building.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Republic

Pair of shorts found in river might belong to missing kayaker

Searchers found a pair of black shorts Tuesday on the Flatrock River shoreline that might belong to the 27-year-old Michigan kayaker who has been missing in river floodwater since Sunday.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

The Republic

Local Police & Fire

EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN, Bloomington, IN, Hope, IN, Lafayette, IN

Mon Apr 07, 2014

The Tribune

Stop leads to drug charges for North Vernon resident

Marshall A. Fought, 35, was arrested on charges of possession of methamphetamine, possession of a Schedule III narcotic and possession of paraphernalia with a prior conviction, all Class D felonies.

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Related Topix: Drugs, North Vernon, IN

Sun Apr 06, 2014

WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Search for missing kayaker in Bartholomew County

Indiana Conservation Officers are on scene with Bartholomew County Agencies searching for a missing kayaker on the White River near Mill Race Park in Columbus.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Boat Disaster, Columbus, IN, Mitch Daniels, US Governors

Sat Apr 05, 2014

The Republic

Clerk candidate plans Monday voter event

Jay Phelps, Republican candidate for Bartholomew County clerk, will have a campaign get-together from 5 to 8a p.m. Monday at Chicago's Pizza, 3780 W. Jonathan Moore Pike.

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