Thanksgiving dinner for community planned downtown

Nov 19, 2015 483

First Christian Church, Federal Express and the Lincoln Central Neighborhood Family Center will be sponsoring a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The meal will be at the church, at the corner of Fourth Street nd Lafayette Avenue. Home deliveries will be available for those who can’t make it to the church. You can make arrangements for delivery by calling the church at 812-379-4491 before 4 p.m. Monday. ...

People’s Most Swiped On Tinder

Nov 18, 2015 2514

Ok ladies… By now, you’ve probably heard that David Beckham was named the 2015 Sexiest Man Alive by People Magazine. I know, I was surprised that he beat me out, too! But, if you’re not Victoria Beckham, you will probably never get a chance to go out with him. ...

Gov. Pence cites FBI in decision to block Syrian refugees

Nov 18, 2015 362

Indiana Governor Mike Pence is standing by his decision to try to block Syrian refugees from being settled in the state. In making the Executive Decision, Pence said that his main duty, as Governor, is to keep the residents of Indiana safe. He went on to say that he was unwilling to risk the safety of Hoosiers at a time when Islamic terrorists appear to be using the refugee situation in Syria as a way to infiltrate their targets. Multiple media outlets have reported that at least one of the attackers in Paris was in possession of a fake passport, identifying him as a Syrian. These passports are reportedly very easy to get for people looking to enter Europe. The Governor is using the Obama Administration’s own statements in reaffirming his decision. Matt Lloyd, Deputy Chief of Staff of Communications and Strategy, cited statements made on October 8 by President Obama’s FBI Director, James Comey. In testimony before Congress, Comey stated that “gaps” remain in the United States’ process of... ...

Sheriff’s Department searching for alleged meth dealer

Nov 18, 2015 330

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department is looking for its most wanted suspect this week. Department Spokesperson Judy Jackson says that Deputies are searching for 34-year-old Aubri Rae Hyden. She is reportedly wanted on an outstanding warrant for dealing methamphetamine. Hyden is described as while, five-feet, three-inches tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds. She has brown hair and blue eyes. If you fave information on Hyden’s whereabouts, please call the Sheriff’s Department Tip Line at (812) 379-1712. Tips can be left anonymously. ...

Columbus resident seriously hurt in crash near Clifford

Nov 18, 2015 413

A Columbus man was seriously hurt in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday near Clifford. Indiana State Police (ISP) Spokesman Sgt. Stephen Wheeles says that ISP Troopers and Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to the crash at about 5 p.m. on County Road 550 North. According to the initial investigation by Trooper Matt Holley, a car driven by 26-year-old Tyler D. Downs was traveling westbound on County Road 550 North when, for an unknown reason, the vehicle left the south side of the roadway. The vehicle then struck a mailbox and a tree before overturning. Investigators say the vehicle rolled at least twice before coming to a stop while inverted. During the crash, Downs was ejected from the vehicle. Downs was reportedly transported by Lifeline Medical Helicopter to Methodist Hospital with life-threatening injuries. A female passenger, 28-year-old Catricia M. Hoard, of Elizabethtown and a two-year-old girl sustained minor injuries. State Police say that Hoard refused treatment at the scene. ISP say that Downs was not believed to be wearing his seat-belt at... ...

Hi, I’m Todd, and I’m a Vinyl Addict.

Nov 18, 2015 520

(This is your cue to say “Hi, TODD.) Anyone who knows me that I am pretty much OBSESSED with the magic that is vinyl records, and now that more people are discovering that magic, there are some turntable manufacturers that are making great stuff, pretty darned close to art, in fact. It’s also led to reconsideration of older record players, like the Sony player that handles records vertically, for example.  Or the record changer based on the moon landing. My good friend and college buddy Brian Hammett passed this article along to me, and I was so impressed that I had to share it with you. Look, enjoy and drool by going here. – Todd Berryman WIN 104.9 Middays ...

Help deputies pack a patrol car with food donations

Nov 18, 2015 403

The Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department is still working to Pack a Patrol Car with nonperishable food for Love Chapel. The sheriff’s department has containers set up in the lobby of their building on Second Street where you can drop off food donations. Non-perishable food suggestions include canned foods, boxed pasta, peanut butter and cereal. Food will be collected until Friday night. The food will be delivered to Love Chapel by deputies on Monday. The Love Chapel food bank is operated by the Ecumenical Assembly of Bartholomew County churches. ...

Christmas trees coming to City Hall, Commons

Nov 18, 2015 412

Columbus city crews and Franks Tree Service on Friday will be harvesting the Christmas trees donated by local residents to decorate City Hall and The Commons, Michael Nolting, spokesman for the city, says the 22-foot blue spruce that will decorate City Hall is being donated by Lee Ann Mitchell of Yellowood Court. She said she is donating the tree in memory of her late husband Greg, who died unexpectedly this fall from liver cancer. Shelley and Jerry Coomer of North Gladstone Avenue are donating a 15-foot tall blue spruce that will be displayed at The Christmas Village at The Commons. Nolting said the family has decorated the tree for many years, but it finally got too big for the family to handle. ...

East Columbus without power this morning

Nov 18, 2015 415

Duke Energy is reporting that 1,017 Columbus customers are without power this morning. The affected area stretches from Mapleton to Clifty Drive in East Columbus. There’s no word yet on what caused the outage but the company is estimating power will be restored by 9 a.m. ...