St. Paul Lutheran Church on State Street at County Road 300E petitioned Columbus City Council to rezone 11 acres of church property from “agriculture” to “special use” to accommodate construction of a 17,000-square-foot church next door to its existing facility.


More than 1,000 examples of man’s best friend converged on Bartholomew County 4-H Fairgrounds for the annual Kennel Club of Columbus all-breed dog show and obedience trial.


Three county residents died after a fiery two-car collision on a bridge on State Road 46 Eeast about a mile east of Columbus city limits.