Randall Lee Mosier

COLUMBUS Randall Lee Mosier, 65, of Columbus, died at 10:07 a.m. April 24, 2019, at Our Hospice of South Central Indiana Inpatient Facility. Randy was born January 31, 1954, in Shelbyville, the son of Bobby Allen and Geraldine Lorraine Meyer Mosier. He married Jennifer A. Bierlein May 12, 1995. He retired from Cummins Engine Company

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Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management District sponsors Earth Day activities Saturday

Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management District will have a variety of Earth Day activities at the Columbus/Bartholomew Recycling Center, 720 S. Mapleton St., from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. It will be Amnesty Day for hard-to-dipose-wastes at the event for Bartholomew County residents only who may recycle up to two refrigerant-containing appliances, two outdated

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Drug Take-Back Day set for Saturday

Hoosiers may participate in the 17th annual Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, at participating Indiana State Police posts and other locations. Area locations that are drop-off sites are the Indiana State Police Versailles Post, 902 S. Adams St., Versailles, and all other state police posts except for the Toll Road post. Also accepting drop-offs

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‘Daffodil Dale’ continues sharing blooms each spring

Some folks in Sandcreek Township only know him as the “Daffodil Man” or “Daffodil Dale.” At least that’s how Dale Fleetwood, 72, of County Road 600S said he’s been occasionally identified when people write into the Republic’s “Orchids and Onions” column. For more than 15 years, Fleetwood — a retired Cummins Inc. employee — has

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DNR says bobcat, not a mountain lion, killed a pet in Brown County

NASHVILLE, Ind. (AP) — State wildlife officials say an animal that killed a southern Indiana family’s pet cat in March was a bobcat, not a mountain lion. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources received a report March 11 that an animal, possibly a mountain lion, had killed a domestic cat in Brown County. DNR staff

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Police arrest local man sought in case of missing woman after a standoff

A local man who was connected to a case involving a woman reported missing by her family was arrested after a short standoff at a Bartholomew County mobile home park Investigators from the Columbus Police Department were searching Wednesday for Stephanie Hudak, 36, Columbus, and her boyfriend Steven “Bobby” Burton, 41, of Columbus and asked

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