Three Arrested in Columbus Drug Investigation Following Overdose CallNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Community Reels as Investigation Uncovers Grim Truth Behind Indiana Teen's DisappearanceAda E.NewsBreak Contributor
Columbus Speedway Go-Kart Racing Crowns 2023 Track ChampionsRadiantWriterNewsBreak Contributor
Murder Charges In Teen's DisappearanceKR NewsNewsBreak Contributor
Police say Indiana man accused of murdering Valerie Tindall admits to burying her in backyard.AkamatsuNewsBreak Contributor
Three Arrested in Columbus Drug Investigation Following Overdose Call
COLUMBUS, Ind. — A narcotics investigation by the Columbus Police Department (CPD) has led to the arrest of three individuals on drug-related charges. The incident began early Saturday morning when CPD officers responded to a report of a drug overdose at a residence in the 2200 block of McKinley Avenue at around 12:15 a.m. Upon arrival, they found an unresponsive person who was not breathing. Officers administered life-saving measures until paramedics arrived. The individual eventually regained consciousness and was transported to Columbus Regional Hospital for treatment.
Water boil advisory in effect from C.R. 925 East to Hartsville
COLUMBUS, Ind. – A water boil advisory is in effect for Eastern Bartholomew Water Corporation customers from C.R. 925 East along S.R. 46 to Hartsville until Tuesday at 2 p.m. The advisory was issued after a main leak on C.R. 1000 East in Hartsville.
Especially Kidz receives charitable donation from Horseshoe Indianapolis
As the 2023 year comes to a close, Horseshoe Indianapolis is distributing funds from a special option utilized by guests on the casino floor. The NRT Technology kiosks provide an option for guests when cashing out to earmark any winnings to charity. As a result, a total of $32,815.10 this fall has been earmarked to Especially Kidz, located in Shelbyville.
Public hearing on 6th & Washington Street luxury housing development is Tuesday
COLUMBUS, Ind. – The City of Columbus Economic Development Commission is holding a public hearing regarding a planned luxury housing development to be located at 6th and Washington Streets. It will be Tuesday at 4 p.m. in Conference Room 3 at Columbus City Hall. The four to five-story, mixed-use,...
Dogs in Need: Could Your Home Be Their New Home in columbus, IN?
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around columbus.
Shelbyville uses size, strength to overpower Connersville
CONNERSVILLE -- Shelbyville collected a second hard-fought road victory this season Saturday night at Connersville. Senior Ethan Lambert and sophomore Mar Nicholson combined for 26 points, 12 rebounds, four assists and two blocked shots to lead the Golden Bears to a 50-44 victory over the Spartans. “That was definitely a...
Weekly Safety Report: Drug Arrest, Car Chase, and Shooting in Bartholomew County, Indiana
This week in Bartholomew County, Indiana, there were three notable incidents. First, two individuals were arrested during a traffic stop in Hope, resulting in the discovery of over 20 grams of methamphetamine. Second, a suspect was apprehended after a car chase in Columbus, where the driver refused to pull over and reached speeds of 80 mph. Lastly, one person was shot and killed in Columbus, with a person of interest taken into custody. Investigations are ongoing for all incidents.
Weekly Safety Report: Shooting, Car Accident, and Plane Crash in Bloomington, Indiana
Two men were arrested after a shooting at a Bloomington apartment complex. An IU student claims he was hit by a driver at a rental car company. A Bloomington businessman is believed to be among two men killed in a plane crash in Shelby County.
Greensburg city officials sworn in at Friday ceremony
(Greensburg, IN) – Greensburg municipal officials were sworn in Friday during a Noontime ceremony. Taking the oath of office in Decatur Circuit Judge Tim Day’s courtroom were:. Mayor Joshua Marsh;. Clerk-Treasurer Amy Borns;. District 1 councilman Kevin Fleetwood;. District 2 councilman Dr. Rodney King;. District 3 councilman Jamie...
Today the gas price is close to $3.09 in Hope as of 2023-12-04. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.242, a week ago the price is $3.250 , according to AAA.
‘Doggo Palooza’ is Saturday
COLUMBUS, Ind. – City of Columbus Animal Care Services and the Brown County Humane Society will be bringing about 30 adoptable dogs looking for loving homes to Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Columbus for a one-day adoption event. ‘Doggo Palooza’ will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2023, from...
Column: Act your age
Today’s column might be a short one. I managed to sprain every part of my body. Typing is painful. However, I will soldier on and complete this week’s column for the public good. If I can save even one other old-timer from suffering my fate, then my pain endured with each keystroke will be worth it.
Columbus man officially charged with murder after late November shooting
COLUMBUS, Ind. — The suspect in a late November fatal shooting in Columbus has officially been charged with murder, according to the Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office. Court documents filed on Friday indicate that 30-year-old Corbin Hippensteel faces one count of murder in relation to the Nov. 27 incident on Joseph Cox Court. According to previous […]
Weekly Safety Report: Car Chase and Shooting Incidents in Columbus, Indiana
Two incidents occurred in Columbus, Indiana this week. In the first incident, a suspect was arrested after a car chase that reached speeds of 80 mph. The second incident involved a shooting where one person was killed and a person of interest was taken into custody. Investigations are ongoing for both cases.
'It just kind of happened' | Indiana man allegedly claimed 17-year-old 'came on to him,' so he strangled her
RUSH COUNTY, Ind. — The man who has been charged for murder in the disappearance of 17-year-old Valerie Tindall allegedly told police he strangled her with a belt because she was "going to blackmail him." Patrick Scott is also charged with obstruction of justice and false informing. In a...
Jay Frederick named new criminal investigator at Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office
COLUMBUS – The Bartholomew County Prosecutor’s Office has a new criminal investigator. James “Jay” Frederick will coordinate the investigative efforts for the office, promote relationships with law enforcement agencies, and coordinate with the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Frederick is a lifelong resident of Bartholomew...
2nd Annual Weihnachten Market Returns to Hope Town Square Friday
As a nod to Hope's German heritage, the second annual Weihnachten German Christmas Market will return to the Hope Town Square beginning at 5 p.m. Friday for a two-weekend run. Offered alongside the Yellow Trail Museum's Christmas of Yesteryear this weekend, the market will be open from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday and 12 to 8 p.m. Saturday with the same hours set for next weekend.
Santa and Mrs. Claus roll into Public Square on vintage Shelbyville Fire Department truck
Santa Claus capped off a festive evening in downtown Shelbyville Friday by bringing the holiday lights alive. Santa and Mrs. Claus then set up shop inside his newly-refurbished home on the Public Square and met with children to talk about their holiday wishes. The Mistletoe Market brought families into downtown...
Japanese students visit Columbus
COLUMBUS, Ind. – The Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation (BCSC) last week welcomed students from the Japanese sister city to Columbus, Miyoshi. Eight middle school students from schools in the Miyoshi area and five adult chaperones made the trip from Japan. In addition to touring school buildings and facilities, BCSC...
Prep Report: Triton Central secures third win against Shelby County opponent
Triton Central closed out its season-opening run against Shelby County opponents with a 3-1 record. On Saturday, eight different Tigers scored to secure a 65-36 win over Southwestern. Eli Sego scored nine of his 15 points in the first quarter and Silas Blair scored 13 for Class 2A, No. 19...