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Civilian Deployment Training Continues at Camp Atterbury
CAMP ATTERBURY JOINT MANEUVER TRAINING CENTER, Edinburgh, Ind., Dec. 4, 2013 - Although military mobilizations are scaled down and unit deployments are no longer a primary mission set here due to the drawdown of troops overseas, hundreds of contractors from various agencies or contract companies from around the nation continue to deploy civilians ... (more)
Local players earn academic honors
They left quite an impression on the high school football fields of Johnson County, but their mark in the classroom was even greater.
Once upon a time' becomes present reality in musical
Cast members of Fairy Tale Theatre's ''The Call of the Mountain Queen'' rehearse a scene at the Pixy Theatre.
Camp Atterbury leader heading to Washington post
<![CDATA[EDINBURGH, Ind. (AP) -- The commander of the Indiana National Guard's Camp Atterbury is being promoted to a national position in Washington. Guard officials say Col. Ivan Denton is being promoted to brigadier general and will joint director of personnel for the National Guard Bureau starting Jan. 1. Denton has been commander of the Indiana Guard's training base near Edinburgh for the past two years. His previous assignments included two deployments to Iraq as a commander of Indiana Guard units. A promotion ceremony for Denton is planned at the Indiana War Memorial in Indianapolis next month. Col. Richard Shatto of Columbus will replace Denton as Camp Atterbury's commander during a Dec. 17 ceremony.
Shopping pros say plan and be patient
The limousine solves so many Black Friday problems for Susan Griffin and daughter Liz Hack.
Driver airlifted to hospital after Taylorsville crash
A two-vehicle crash Monday in Taylorsville resulted in an Edinburgh man being flown by LifeLine helicopter to an Indianapolis hospital, police said.
Local Police & Fire
Ryan Nicholas Roberts, 18, 3882 N. Tudor Court, Columbus, possession of paraphernalia, possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of syringe, Shaine D. Ferguson, 29, 7222 N. Leisure St., Columbus, out-of-county warrant, 3:13 a.m., by the Edinburgh Police Department, no bond.
Truck hits Head Start bus with 16 children aboard
No one was injured when a school bus carrying 16 children was involved in a traffic accident Wednesday at the Driftside mobile home park, 13500 U.S. 31 North in northern Bartholomew County.
Edinburgh's century-old Pixy Theatre bustles again
These days, bluegrass and folk music entertains crowds from around central Indiana.
More than 600 leave homes; winds topple trees
Severe storms downed power lines and trees throughout Bartholomew County on Sunday, and the threat of bad weather had more than 600 residents seeking shelter in area schools.
Pence: 12 counties report damage
Strong winds blew a roof off a barn south of Franklin, and shelters were opened for residents of mobile home communities around Edinburgh as storms and tornadoes rolled through the state Sunday.
Libraries wary of merger proposal
Johnson County's three library districts continue to look for ways to cooperate but want to stay separate because they don't think combining would save money and want to keep more local people involved in running the branches.
Edinburgh gets grant to raze abandoned elevator
A grain elevator in Edinburgh that hasn't been used since 1973 will be torn down by spring after the town received a state grant to pay for the demolition.
Luck of the Irish: Pub recommended for Commons
A British/Irish pub and grill would be the new tenant for a vacant restaurant space in The Commons under a recommendation adopted by a city commission.
Local Police & Fire
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.
Districts receive state grants for security upgrades
Center Grove, Clark-Pleasant, Edinburgh, Franklin and Nineveh-Hensley-Jackson schools each received between $13,250 and $50,000 in state grants.