• City police calls – March 9

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following information was summarized from the records of city, county and state police, fire and hospital agencies. Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • Letter: Lawmakers fearmonger LGBTQ youth and ignore real problems

    From: Julia Stumpff Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • New brand, new era: Cummins rebrands new power business as Accelera

    Cummins Inc.’s new power business is taking on a new name as the company seeks to emphasize its portfolio of zero emissions technologies and its strategy to remain competitive during the energy transition. Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • Go! Guide – March 9

    Kids and teens Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • Local analysts, officials react to Cummins rebrand

    Local analysts and officials agreed that Cummins’ decision to rebrand its New Power business further reinforces the company’s commitment to zero emissions technologies. Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • Buffett tribute band in concert Saturday

    For Dave Albrecht, life’s a beach — a place of cheeseburgers in paradise, plundering pirates and salty sailors whose lives ebb and flow with the tide. Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • Rockcreek honors the late Garry Barker

    Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. board members have unanimously approved a permanent memorial for the late Garry Barker, a coach who worked on behalf of students for 18 years. Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • Around Town – March 9

    Editor’s Note: Submissions to Around Town are opinions submitted anonymously by readers, not factual representations, and do not reflect the viewpoints of The Republic or its staff. Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • BCSC considers a ‘team’ approach to increasing graduation rates

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. is in the early stages of creating plans intended to boost high school graduation rates. The school corporation is working toward creating team structures at both Columbus North and Columbus East high schools, BCSC Director of Title Services Charles Edwards told school board members Monday. The general idea behind this concept is that students benefit from small schools, Edwards said. Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • Local man arrested on Level 1 felony charge of child molesting

    COLUMBUS, Ind. — A local man was arrested at his residence Tuesday morning as a result of a child molesting investigation conducted by Columbus police detectives. The investigation began when Columbus police officers were contacted after a female under the age of 14 advised a family member that she had been sexually assaulted earlier this year. Columbus police detectives began an investigation into the incident and later received an arrest warrant for the suspect, Trent W. Continue reading at...

  • Holcomb directs flags to half-staff in honor of Master Trooper James Bailey, killed in the line of duty

    INDIANAPOLIS – Gov. Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags to be flown at half-staff in the state of Indiana in honor and remembrance of Indiana State Police Master Trooper James R. Bailey who was killed in the line of duty. Flags should be flown at half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Saturday, March 11. Holcomb is asking businesses and residents in Indiana to lower their flags to half-staff. Continue reading at The Republic News.

  • Mail-in voter ID bill faces barrage of criticism, amendments on the way

    By Leslie Bonilla Muñiz | Indiana Capital Chronicle For The Republic INDIANAPOLIS — A bill bringing voter identification requirements to mail-in ballot applications got plenty of flak on Monday for provisions opponents said would disenfranchise elderly and disabled voters while also needlessly complicating procedures for election employees. But the bill’s author — Rep. Tim Wesco, R-Osceola — and supporters say the measure would add more security to Indiana’s elections than signature verification...