Columbus School Resource Officer Receives Award

A Columbus Police Department School Resource Officer was recently recognized for her work in local schools.  Sgt. Julie Quesenbery, a 15 year law enforcement veteran, received the 2020 National Association of School Resource Officers (NASRO) [...]

Back to School Safety: Be Aware!

Area schools, including students in Bartholomew Consolidated School Corporation and Flatrock Hawcreek School Corporation, return to school on Thursday, August 6. Drivers are encouraged to use caution, especially during early morning hours, as kids will [...]

Video: State Road 46 Ceremonial First Trip

On Friday, June 26, Mayor Lienhoop and his family were the first to take a ceremonial trip across the State Road 46 overpass. Special thanks to the Columbus Fire Department for driving [...]

State Road 46 Overpass Now Open to Eastbound Traffic

The City of Columbus and Indiana Department of Transportation have announced that beginning Friday June 26, eastbound traffic on State Road 46 began using the new route and the new overpass over the Louisville and Indiana Railroad.  Also on that date, State Road 11 re-opened for traffic and all lanes on the 3rd Street Bridge re-opened.

The Mask Project / El Proyecto de Tapabocas

To help promote public health in Bartholomew County, Columbus Area Arts Council has launched The Mask Project. This project is supported by a collective grant from Heritage Fund – the Community Foundation of Bartholomew County, Columbus Regional Health [...]

Rental Assistance Program Now Available

 The City of Columbus has received an additional allocation from the US Department of Housing and Urban Development and is accepting applications for its Rental Assistance Program to assist renters who are unemployed as [...]

City of Columbus Suspends Ethnic Expo for 2020

On May 28, 2020, Columbus Mayor Jim Lienhoop announced that, due to COVID-19 and the uncertainty surrounding activities this fall, the Ethnic Expo planned for October 9-10, has been suspended for 2020.  Ethnic Expo is [...]