While facing one of its worst housing slumps in more than a decade, Bartholomew County saw rising prices and a steady pace of new-home construction, according to five years of statistics compiled by the Columbus Board of Realtors and the Department of Technical Code Enforcement.


A faulty flue was blamed for causing a fire that gutted Hawpatch Hawcreek Conservation Club near Hope.


Camp Atterbury was in the running for the location of a new Indiana law enforcement training academy.