Local Features

Ready to ring in the season: Salvation Army plans annual Red Kettle Campaign

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Yes, Capt. Amy Tompkins of the Columbus Salvation Army office gets it. The so-called Great Pumpkin has had no time to even rise from the...

United Way program used for case study

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Staff Reports A United Way program that helps lift Bartholomew County residents into self-sufficiency is being used as a case study for a national organization...

SPACE IN THE MAKING: Chamber offers a glimpse of Propeller makerspace

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Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce opened its new makerspace Columbus Propeller Community Innovation Center to visitors on Thursday, where businessmen, educators, community leaders and...

TIME FOR A BOOST: 261 turn out on first day of CRH vaccination clinic

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A total of 261 people turned out to get booster shots or start or continue the process of getting vaccinated against COVID-19 during the...

Survivor shares insights 5 years after breast cancer diagnosis

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By Sharon Mangas For the Republic I SAT near my kitchen window mid-August 2016, gazing out at Sandy Hook Lake. I contemplated the bottle of pills...

Breast cancer survivor pens second book, now helping other breast cancer patients worldwide

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More than three years ago, Niyati Tamaskar’s whole world changed with the mention of just one word: cancer. Today, her many words as a...

Whittington reflects on time leading “Peyton’s Angels”

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In June of 2013, the family of 5-year-old Peyton Whittington held an informal carnival in their backyard. Two days later, Peyton died of a...

FAITH OVER FEAR: Local cancer patient turns to faith, family and ‘Good Vibrations’ to...

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Something just didn’t feel right to Terry Kutsko. It was 2015, and Kutsko, who was 52 years old at the time and owner of a...

Colors for a cure: JohColors for a cure: John Brown says little things that...

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Right out of the gate, powerful people were expecting great things from a 1977 Columbus North High School graduate named John Brown. Just after he...

Analytically oriented, retiree uncovers help for his prostate cancer

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BROWN COUNTY — Having spent most of his professional career in engineering, it was common for Columbus native Henry Stitsworth to be around people...