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37 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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

The Republic

OPINION: Letter: Supporting Mill Race good for community

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.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN, Opinion

The Republic

Flat Rock-Hawcreek has two contested school board races

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.

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The Republic

Turning Point seeks help to feed shelter residents

Columbus' Turning Point Domestic Violence Services needs help to purchase food for 17 children, an unusually large number being housed with their families at the agency's facility.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Journal Gazette

Governor Pence names trustees to Ivy Tech board

Lee Marchant, of Monroe County, has been reappointed to serve a three-year term through August 31, 2017.

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Related Topix: Monroe County, IN, Indiana University Bloomington, Bloomington, IN

The Republic

Column: Dive team finds engagement band

The invitation list for the Sept. 13 wedding of Federica Lyford-Pike and Gates Roll had some late additions - the Bartholomew County Water Rescue and Recovery team.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Republic

County REMC fish fry benefits United Way

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.

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The Republic

Editorial: Moratorium good move for reviewing CAFO rules

The Bartholomew County Commissioners on Monday will consider approving an 18-month moratorium on proposals for confined feeding operations.

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