Former deputy and her brother arrested after domestic disturbance

A former Bartholomew County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested along with her brother after a domestic dispute involving someone being shot was reported on Sunday. Sheriff deputies were called at 11 p.m. Sunday to 2905 S. Lake Drive after a 911 call of a domestic disturbance involving an individual who had been shot. When deputies arrived,

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City’s Public Safety Family Fun Day set for Saturday

The City of Columbus Public Safety Family Fun Day will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday in the Lowe’s parking lot, 3500 10th St. This three hour family friendly event, which is in collaboration with “National Night Out,” will feature Columbus police officers and firefighters as well as other public safety personnel. Those in

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Jennings toddler injured by riding lawnmower

JENNINGS COUNTY — A 2-year-old boy suffered serious injuries in an accident involving a riding lawnmower, the Jennings County Sheriff’s Department said. At about 1 p.m. today, a grandfather and grandmother arrived at the Jennings County Sheriff’s Office/Jennings County EMS, which are both located in the same building), and requested an ambulance for their grandson,

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Two arrested after reported burglary at local home

Two people were arrested after they were accused of breaking into a local home Sunday night. At approximately 11:40 p.m. Sunday, CPD officers were sent to a residence in the 700 block of Smith Street at 11:40 p.m. about two persons attempting to gain entry into a home, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department

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Two arrested on drug-related charges by JNET detectives

After a lengthy investigation, Joint Narcotics Enforcement Team detectives arrested two people on numerous drug charges Wednesday. They executed a search warrant at 6770 S. County Road 650W in Bartholomew County after an ongoing narcotics investigation, said Lt. Matt Harris, Columbus Police Department spokesman. Detectives located narcotics and paraphernalia inside the home of Troy E.

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Public takes peek at CRH’s substance abuse clinic

COLUMBUS, Ind. — More than 60 people turned out within the first hour of a public open house at Columbus Regional Health’s new outpatient behavioral health clinic aimed at treating substance abuse disorders in Columbus. The new 5,208-square-foot facility, called the Columbus Regional Health Treatment and Support Center, or TASC, will open Monday and offer medicated-assisted

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East-Hamilton Southeastern championship updates

9:23 p.m. update: The 4A championship game is starting too late for it to be included in Tuesday’s print edition of The Republic. Look online at therepublic.com and The Republic’s Twitter account for updates, and in Wednesday’s edition of The Republic for full coverage. Original post: COLUMBUS, Ind. — The IHSAA Class 4A Baseball State

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DNR officers rescue family from Hancock County home

HANCOCK COUNTY — Indiana Conservation Officers assisted with the rescue of five people from a home surrounded by floodwaters in Hancock County. At approximately 11L15 p.m. Saturday, Hancock County dispatch received a call regarding five people stranded in a home near the 8500 block of 300 South in Carthage. Upon arrival, responders discovered the home,

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