Editorials

Couple’s support of Brown County arts colony commendable

Mention the name T.C. Steele, considered the father of Indiana impressionism, and one is likely to think of Brown County. For good reason. Later in...
Education coalition model for collaboration

Collaborating is defined as working together in an endeavor. A perfect, real-life example is the Columbus-based Community Education Coalition. The 20-year-old organization is a partnership...
Quick takes – November 11th

Recognition deserved Bob Miller is recipient of this year’s Patriot Award, which is presented to individuals or organizations by the Honoring Veterans Committee in Bartholomew County for...
Giving blood special gift during winter holiday season

The holiday season is in full swing with Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day not far away. It’s a season associated with giving —...
Stick to budget for foreign travel

Bloomberg News Responding to revelations of the Trump administration’s luxe travel habits, which have already cost one cabinet secretary his job, the House government oversight...
Generous donation aids fight against opioid abuse

A generous financial commitment by a Columbus couple, Mark and Wendy Elwood, has given a local opioid abuse task force a strong kickstart as...
New eatery great way to help those with special needs

More than six years ago, Rachel Lapidus went into cardiac arrest for reasons doctors still can’t describe. Her heart stopped beating for eight minutes,...
Hate has no place in Columbus, or anywhere

IT’S perplexing why racist extremists would target Columbus as fertile ground in recruitment efforts for their cause to establish white separatist movements. The city...
Quick takes – November 4th

Tremendous effort The annual Night of a Thousand Jacks event offers Halloween fun in the form of games, activities, displays of creatively carved pumpkins and...
Woman of Year Barnes exemplifies care for others

Recipients of The Republic's annual Woman of the Year award have come from different backgrounds, have experience in a variety of occupations and even...

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