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37 min ago | The Republic
A railroad crossing on County Road 550S just west of State Road 11 will be closed today for Legacy Excavating to do an emergency repair.
4 hrs ago | The Republic
TOURISM in Columbus has grown significantly in the past decade, due to the efforts the Columbus Area Visitors Center, in general, and Lynn Lucas and Jim Dietz, in particular.
Bartholomew County residents have an opportunity to effect all of these positive emotions and outcomes by participating in a fundraising campaign that could net an additional $1 million to support grants administered by the Heritage Fund - The Community Foundation of Bartholomew County.
Purdue Extension offices around the state are hosting nine community sessions, including one in Columbus, aimed at determining the feasibility of local food hubs.
The Bartholomew County SWAT team served a warrant early Tuesday in Everroad Park West to apprehend three of four people as part of a lengthy drug investigation, police said.
Bethlynn Mae Reed, 24, 2220 Indiana Ave., out-of-county warrant, 4:53a p.m., by the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department, no bond.
A moratorium on new concentrated animal feeding operations and any expansions gained initial approval Monday from the Bartholomew County Board of Commissioners.
United Way of Bartholomew County put out a call for volunteers for its annual Day of Service and the community has responded in a big way.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies.
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.
There will be two contested races for school board seats in the November election, and both are for the Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Corp. board.
Lee Marchant, of Monroe County, has been reappointed to serve a three-year term through August 31, 2017.
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.
Updated: Thu Aug 28, 2014 09:43 pm
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