Officers arrest local man after foot pursuit

A local man wanted on a Bartholomew County warrant was arrested after a foot pursuit with CPD officers. An officer from CPD’s Intelligence Led Policing Unit observed Kolt A. Kreinhagen, 36, of 2312 Maple St., riding a bicycle near Gladstone Avenue and McKinley Avenue shortly before 4 p.m. on Thursday, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus

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Hope revamps grant process, creates scholarships

HOPE — Hope officials have reorganized a new committee that recommends how one-quarter of Hope’s income tax revenue is spent. Besides selecting new committee members, the Hope Town Council also approved a motion that five well-established and popular events automatically receive money without having to appear before the committee. In that same motion, council member

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‘America Meditates’ event set Wednesday evening at library

Saurabh Joshi saw the unabashed joy in toddler son Sarvesh three years ago, and wanted the same in his life — one in which he often felt exhausted. “I wanted that child-like enthusiasm,” Joshi said. He gained it three years ago at a meditation workshop, and subsequently lost nearly 40 pounds in three years without

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Local Police, Fire – July 23

Police, Fire EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county, and state police, fire and hospital agencies. Arrests Friday Gary A. Raheem, 26, of 62 S. Mapleton St., Columbus, Bartholomew County warrant, 8:58 p.m., by the Columbus Police Department, held in lieu of $3,500 bond. Aaron S. Harden, 44, P.O.

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Regional Hospital, Police – July 23

Region Police JENNINGS COUNTY Arrests Saturday Devan Whitaker, 26, Seymour, operating a vehicle while intoxicated with a prior conviction, 7:04 p.m., by the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department, $1,055 bond. Jerry Hill, 27, North Vernon, operating a vehicle while intoxicated, 7:47 p.m., by the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department, $605 bond. James Durbin, 49, New Whiteland, operating

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Scipio man accused of child molesting

Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department deputies have arrested a Scipio man who is accused of child molesting and child exploitation, according to court documents. Levi A. Walters, 28, Scipio, was arrested July 18 and has been held in the Bartholomew County Jail on a 72-hour hold pending filing of charges, deputies said. Walters is accused of

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Animal Care Services seeks riders, volunteers for Moonlight Loop ride

Cyclists still have time to register to ride in this year’s Moonlight Loop, Columbus Animal Care Services’ annual evening bike ride. The ride raises funds for the city’s animal shelter. The ride begins at 9 p.m. on Aug. 3 at the Bartholomew County Public Library Plaza, 536 Fifth St. Riders will make a loop around

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Those in recovery to benefit from worker grant

Bartholomew is among more than two dozen Indiana counties sharing a federal grant intended to help recovering addicts gain in-demand job skills. The $4.7 million dislocated worker grant is expected to assist 450 individuals residing within 25 counties that include Jackson, Decatur and Jennings, as well as Bartholomew. Some funds will help create jobs for

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It’s in his DNA: Megnin helps aspiring entrepreneurs create innovation-driven companies

Cy Megnin’s entrepreneurial career profited when he was just a young boy. Mowing lawns, cleaning gutters, selling T-shirts and buying candy bars for a quarter just to resell them for $1 — Megnin always found a way to make money. “Entrepreneurship is in my DNA,” Megnin said. “I’m not sure where that came from. It

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State Fair to feature Indiana Grown Marketplace

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Fair, Aug. 2 through 18, will feature Indiana-based products from all over the state at the Indiana Grown Marketplace. The marketplace will be in the agriculture/horticulture building featuring more than 500 products from more than 100 Indiana Grown members, with the products available for purchase. Indiana Grown will feature regular

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