Around Columbus

Dec. 16News around Columbus and the surrounding area as reported on or about this date in the pages of The Evening Republican and The Republic 10, 25 and 50 years ago.2005

A more people-friendly website with links to Bartholomew County departments and an enhanced mapping system was up and running after seven months in development.


A new rescue ambulance was purchased as a replacement for a 1987 model in the Medic 1 fleet operated by Columbus Fire Department.


Cummins Engine Co. offered to donate $75,000 toward the building of a new Bartholomew County Children’s Home.