Two charged in Greensburg murder

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Two Decatur County residents are facing murder charges for their involvement in an alleged conspiracy to rob a man, which police say led to the shooting death. “The Greensburg Daily News” is reporting that police arrested 29-year-old Rachael M. Smith and 36-year-old Matthew R. Carroll, both of Greensburg, Thursday on charges of Murder and Conspiracy to Commit Armed Robbery in the Aug. 15th shooting death of 32-year-old Jason G. Owens. The report states that police allege that Smith, Carroll and Owens concocted a plan to rob 37-year-old George L. “Bo” Griffith Jr., in an attempt to retrieve property Smith said belonged to her and money Carroll said Griffith owed him. According to a probable cause affidavit, Smith attempted to set up a drug deal at Vista Village Mobile Home Park, where Carroll and Owens planned to confront Griffith. Greensburg Police told the paper that Carroll, armed with a handgun, and Owens, who carried a baseball bat, approached Griffith’s car as he arrived at the mobile home park. Smith reportedly told... ...

Columbus movie premiere brings Hollywood glitz to Yes Cinema

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The Columbus movie officially opens to the public in Columbus this evening. The film begins airing at Yes Cinema this afternoon and tonight’s shows will feature a taste of a Hollywood movie premiere. Diane Doup with Yes Cinema explains: Festivities tonight will will include a red carpet and repeating movie banner. Doup said the red carpet and banner will be in place all weekend if people want to stop by and take a photo, even if they don’t have tickets. Question and answer sessions with the cast and crew will follow the 5:30 and 8:01 p.m. showings today. Doup talked about her experience seeing the movie for the first time. Although the public premiere is tonight, there were festivities yesterday for local dignitaries and officials. The film’s director Kogonada, talks about the ways the architecture of Columbus affected him. Actress Haley Lu Richardson said that when she attended a screening in New York City, she got to meet architect Deborah Burke who designed some of the community’s famous buildings– The First Financial... ...