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Mark Pi’s China Gate closes due to pandemic, end of lease

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Mark Pi’s China Gate at the Fair Oaks Mall has closed permanently after 27 years. Owner Darit Chris said that he decided to close the restaurant on June 30, as the lease was ending on June 30 anyway. He cited COVID-19 as a …

CPD arrests three after locating stolen vehicle

Three people were arrested after Columbus Police Department officers spotted a stolen sport utility vehicle on Thursday afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m., CPD officers spotted a stolen Lexus SUV near 10th Street and Marr Road, said Lt. Matt Harris, Colum…

Two arrested after traffic stop

COLUMBUS, Ind. — Two people were arrested on drug charges after a traffic stop in Columbus early Wednesday morning. Shortly before 2 a.m., CPD officers stopped a vehicle for a minor violation near 10th Street and McClure Road, said Lt. Matt Harri…

All Indiana teachers named ‘Teacher of the Year’

INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Department of Education (IDOE) today recognized all Indiana teachers collectively as the 2021 Teacher of the Year. Traditionally, one educator each year is recognized. “The COVID-19 pandemic brought new complexities and chall…

Column: Hope American Legion post marking 100 years of service

A wave of patriotism flows through Hope year-round, but it’s most apparent in this town of 2,198 during Memorial Day weekend. That’s when American Legion Post 229 has held ceremonies for more than 65 years to honor veterans who have died. The 68-member…

CPD investigating fatal accident on U.S. 31 involving pedestrian

The Columbus Police Department is investigating a fatal crash involving a semi and a pedestrian that occurred earlier this morning. Shortly before 7 a.m., CPD officers were sent to the area of U.S. 31 and Shady Lane in regards to the crash which remain…

Initial hearings pending for suspects in murder case

A Chicago-area man accused of murder in connection with a fatal shooting in February has been returned to Bartholomew County. Eliel Avelar, 31, has been charged with murder in the Feb. 26 shooting of Leobardo Rodriguez Flores, 37, of Columbus, court do…

Task force working to provide child care for ‘essential’ workers

A new task force has been formed to help life-critical and essential service employees find child care services during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Bartholomew County Emergency Child Care task force has been formed to help guide individuals to child care…

Chinese Association of Columbus coordinates obtaining masks, protective gear for CRH and first responders

Several weeks after Bartholomew County assisted a province of China get through the worst of their COVID-19 crisis, the favor is being returned. In an effort largely coordinated by the Chinese Association in Columbus (CCA), up to 80,000 masks, respirat…

Schneck quarantines 63 employees who came into contact with COVID-19 patient

SEYMOUR, Ind. (AP) — A southern Indiana hospital has placed 63 employees on a 14-day quarantine after they came in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. The workers at Schneck Medical Center in Seymour interacted with a patient who…

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