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5 hrs ago | The Republic

Film on breast-feeding planned at YES Cinema

The Bartholomew County Breastfeeding Coalition will bring the film "The Milky Way" to the YES Cinema at 6a p.m. Monday.

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9 hrs ago | The Republic

2-year-old hospitalized after being found in pool

Bartholomew County Sheriff's officers are investigating the near drowning of a 2-year-old Columbus girl who was found unresponsive in a pool at 5162 Willa Way at about 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

15 hrs ago | WISH-TV Indianapolis

Police: Postal worker attacked by man after pepper-spraying dog

Police in Columbus say a postal worker who pepper-sprayed a dog in an attempt to prevent an attack was taken to the emergency room after he was hit repeatedly by the dog's owner.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

16 hrs ago | The Republic

Culvert replacement today closes Base Road to traffic

Base Road, between 275E and 300E, will be closed to traffic from 8a a.m. until 3a p.m. today for culvert replacement, according to the Bartholomew County Highway Department.

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21 hrs ago | The Republic

Orchids & Onions

Jason at Affordable Air for doing a quality job, in a timely manner and at a very fair price, from the Oswalts.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Republic

OPINION: Editorial: New town manager good step for Hope

Hope has taken a significant step and made a wise investment in its future by hiring its first-ever town manager.

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Related Topix: Hope, IN, Opinion

The Republic

7 file intent to run for school boards

The window to file a petition of nomination run for school board in Bartholomew County opened July 23, and so far seven people have started the filing process or expressed their intent to run.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Republic

Local Police & Fire

Erich Michael Lee, 41, 385 Parkway Drive, Columbus, two Bartholomew County warrants and illegal possession of a syringe, 4:41a p.m., by the Columbus Police Department, held in lieu of Amber Dawn Morgan, 28, 2797 Scotland Drive, Columbus, probation violation, 4:52a p.m., by the Bartholomew County Probation Department, no bond.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

The Republic

Flood warning issued for the area

The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Jennings County, northeastern Jackson County and southern Bartholomew County through 3:30 p.m. today.

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Related Topix: Weather, Jennings County, IN, Jackson County, IN, Vernon, IN, North Vernon, IN

Sat Jul 26, 2014

The Republic

Turnout slow, but ominous forecast can't stop event

Despite overcast skies and storms in the forecast, the ninth annual Johnson-Witkemper Insurance Biggest Block Party Ever went on as scheduled, featuring food and drink from area restaurants, regional bands and children's activities.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Republic

Columbus police name new information officer

Harris, 39, succeeds Lt. Matt Myers, who has begun transitioning into the role of Bartholomew County sheriff.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

Thu Jul 24, 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, Hartsville, IN

The Republic

Mayor joins governor's ride Friday through Columbus

Mayor Kristen Brown will join Gov. Mike Pence and hundreds of other motorcyclists in Mill Race Park Friday morning, just three weeks before leading her own motorcycle ride.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN, US Governors, Mike Pence, Indianapolis, IN, Seymour, IN, Madison, IN

Wed Jul 23, 2014

The Republic

Columbus resident receives garden award

Green Leaf Inc., which manufactures agricultural products, and Indiana 4-H Youth Development have named Allana Whiteside, Columbus, as Bartholomew County 4-H Fair's Top Green Leaf 4-H Garden Award winner.

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Related Topix: Columbus, IN

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Victims speak out after 30 weapons stolen from Bartholomew Co. home

Nearly 30 weapons are missing from a Bartholomew County home. The victims think the burglars targeted them because they're well known in their community.

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The Tribune

Fundamentals of soccer focus of library talk

The director of technical training for Columbus Express Soccer will speak at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 7 in the Bartholomew County Public Library's Red Room.

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WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Board gives approval for 2,000-hog facility

A central Indiana farmer is being allowed to start raising 2,000 hogs at a time despite the objections of some nearby residents.

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Related Topix: Hope, IN, Weather

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Republic

Dealing with Alzheimer's focus of series of meetings

The Alzheimer's Association Greater Indiana Chapter will host "Know the 10 Signs" from 2 to 3:30a p.m. Aug. 6 at The Commons, 300 Washington St. "Know the 10 Signs" is an introductory program that gives participants an understanding of the difference between age-related memory loss and Alzheimer's and what to do if they or someone they know has ... (more)

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health

The Republic

Teen dies on way to take exam

Taylor Morgan Compton, 18, of 2942 Tulip Drive, died instantly of massive trauma to the head and body as a result of the 11:57a a.m. Tuesday accident, Bartholomew County Coroner Larry Fisher said.

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The Republic

Bartholomew County doesn't make final list for prekindergarten pilot

Gov. Mike Pence announced today that Allen, Jackson, Lake, Marion and Vanderburgh counties have been selected for Indiana's prekindergarten pilot program to prepare low-income 4-year-olds for success in school.

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Related Topix: US Governors, Mike Pence, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives

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