Fifty years ago in February, the city formalized by ordinance the Columbus Human Rights Commission in an effort to ensure equal opportunities for residents. The commission’s stated mission is to build and maintain an inclusive community. Among the commission’s methods for doing so is educating the public. The commission will do just that at its
COLUMBUS Cecil George, Sr., 87, died Sunday June 9, 2019. The funeral will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Washington Street. Visitation will be from 11:30 a.m. until the time of service.
Staff Reports Bartholomew County Sheriff deputies are investigating a hit-and-run accident involving a vehicle hitting a utility gas line. Deputies were sent to the 5000 block of Jonesville Road at 9:12 p.m. Wednesday about the accident. On arrival, deputies located a utility gas line that had been struck and was actively leaking. Deputies and firefighters
Police, Fire EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county, and state police, fire and hospital agencies. Arrests Tuesday Victoria L. Copeland, 25, of 1609 Locust Drive, Columbus, probation violation, 4:06 p.m., by Community Corrections, held with no bond. Darren C. Smith, 36, Seymour, Bartholomew County warrant, 11:19 p.m., by
COLUMBUS William “Bill” Daniel Wilson, 59, of Columbus, passed from this life at 4:40 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2018 at St. Francis Hospital in Indianapolis. Mr. Wilson was a Truck Driver for West Container. Bill had a passion for trucking, things with motors, helping people and making people laugh. He was a great husband, dad
Columbus has approved a consultant to evaluate the city’s 2010 Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan and update it. Columbus Board of Works members on Tuesday approved hiring Rundell Ernstberger Associates of Indianapolis to complete the plan update, selecting the company from seven responses to a request for proposals. Total fees for the project will be $95,500,
COLUMBUS Patricia M. Walker, 53, of Columbus, passed away at 3:43 p.m. Sunday, November 25, 2018 at her home. Patricia was born October 11, 1965, in Columbus, the daughter of Bernon and Karen Malson Walker. She attended St. Bartholomew Catholic School in her early childhood years, eventually graduating from Columbus North High School, where she