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Driver arrested after high speed chase

Staff Reports Bartholomew County Sheriff deputies arrested a local man after a high-speed pursuit at 12:05 a.m. Tuesday on North Indianapolis Road. Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputy Adam Warner was traveling northbound on North Indianapolis Road when…

Protecting public health: Parks officials say safety at Donner pool could not be guaranteed

Among the facilities not opening this past weekend for the official start of summer was Donner Aquatics Center, which city officials say will not open this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The aquatics center, 739 22nd St., has long been a welcome re…

Deja Vu show goes online

Though the Deja Vu Art and Fine Craft Show normally held each November at The Commons in Columbus was recently canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, organizer Marilyn Brackney has moved many of the show’s popular vendors online in one place so peo…

Paving work to continue on U.S. 31

Dave O’Mara Contractor Inc. is scheduled to begin work later this week on an $8.4 million resurface contract on U.S. 31 in Bartholomew and Johnson counties. The project will be completed in two sections, one from the Young’s Creek Bridge to…

Just Friends holding ‘Stock the Van’ event

Just Friends Adult Day Services in Columbus, 900 Lindsey St., is holding a "Stock the Van" event today and tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The weekday program in Mill Race Center provides an array of structured programs for the more frail, older…

Indiana’s confirmed, presumed COVID-19 deaths pass 2,000

Staff Reports INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH)said 373 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 through testing at ISDH, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and private laboratories. That brings…

Independent candidate looking for support (copy)

SEYMOUR — A Seymour woman is working to collect signatures of registered voters in an effort to give people a choice at the polls come November. If successful in getting nearly 500 signatures for her petition by June 30, Katrina “Kat” Hardwick, 41, pla…

Plasma therapy helping in more than half of the tests at CRH

Columbus Regional Health is reporting that it has treated 40 COVID-19 patients with plasma donated by those who have already

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County Commissioner candidates consider facility improvements

Bartholomew County voters will be deciding between three candidates for County Commissioner District 3 on the Republican ticket. The candidates

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More than 40 COVID-19 patients receive blood plasma therapy

Columbus Regional Health has administered an experimental blood plasma therapy to more than 40 patients with COVID-19 since mid-April, with well over half of the patients improving after receiving the therapy. The treatment, called convalescent plasma …

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