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1 hr ago | The Republic

Church initiates plans for expansion

A Hope church will decide early this month whether to build a new sanctuary and recreational facility on about 17 acres south of town.

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Related Topix: Hope, IN

10 hrs ago | The Republic

Two arrested on charges related to drug activity

Delman S. Bryant, 27, Columbus, was arrested on a warrant for two counts of dealing in a schedule 1 controlled substance, according to Columbus Police spokesman Matt Harris.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Columbus, IN, Medicine, Community Health Care, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Mon Sep 01, 2014

The Republic

Local Police & Fire

Curtis Dale Starr, 44, 614 California St., Bartholomew County warrant, 12:26a a.m., by the Columbus Police Department, held in lieu of $500 cash bond.

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The Republic

Homeless population growing, agencies say

All homelessness-prevention services in Bartholomew County work together to combat a homeless population that, according to data, has grown from the year before.

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TheIndyChannel

How many inmates die in Indiana county jails?

The death of a Johnson County inmate is not the first time someone has died while in a county jail in 2014.

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Fri Aug 29, 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

The Republic

Columbus firefighters called to two downtown offices

Columbus firefighters have been called to two downtown offices on reports of possible structure fires or smoke in the building.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN, Fire

Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Republic

County Road 550S crossing closed today

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.

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The Republic

Editorial: Outgoing duo central to tourism successes

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.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN, Opinion

The Republic

Tolbert case goes to the jury

After five days of testimony, the reckless homicide case of Jacob A.Tolbert went to the jury this afternoon in Bartholomew Circuit Court.

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Related Topix: Elizabethtown, IN, Columbus, IN, Jackson County, IN

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Republic

Column: Fundraising campaign lifts entire community

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.

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The Republic

Food hub meeting set for Columbus

Purdue Extension offices around the state are hosting nine community sessions, including one in Columbus, aimed at determining the feasibility of local food hubs.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

The Republic

Donors step up to help Turning Point residents

Donors in Bartholomew County and beyond have given more than $5,000 in food, gift cards and cash to help nonprofit Turning Point Domestic Violence Services feed an unusually large number of children and teens with families at its shelter.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Republic

Undercover drug buys net 4 arrests

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.

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The Tribune

Travel into Indiana's past on bicentennial train

A new traveling exhibit will make its first stop by rail in Columbus next month leading up to Indiana's 200th birthday in 2016.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Columbus, IN, Family, Kids, Bargersville, IN

Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Republic

Local Police & Fire

Bethlynn Mae Reed, 24, 2220 Indiana Ave., out-of-county warrant, 4:53a p.m., by the Bartholomew County Sheriff's Department, no bond.

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Related Topix: Nashville, IN

The Republic

Animals feeding stay gets 1st OK

A moratorium on new concentrated animal feeding operations and any expansions gained initial approval Monday from the Bartholomew County Board of Commissioners.

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The Republic

Students join the volunteer ranks for Day of Service

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.

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The Republic

Bicentennial train to make a stop in Columbus

A new traveling exhibit will make its first stop by rail in Columbus next month leading up to Indiana's 200th birthday in 2016.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

Fri Aug 22, 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: Nashville, IN, Columbus, IN, Seymour, IN, Elizabethtown, IN

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