Hope Town Crier

Snow Day! (Area Cancellations 01/19)

After a layer of ice and two inches of snow Flatrock Hawcreek School Corporation has cancelled school for Friday, January …

Invitation to Groundhog Day 02/02

The recent arctic blast of cold winter weather and sprinkling of snow have many local residents wishing for spring...

Town Council Meeting Notes 12/19

Gary Dodd led the opening prayer followed by the pledge of allegiance. John Walstad then thanked David Clouse for all …

Planning Commission Meeting Notes 11/27: Rezoning Request Denied

Members of the Planning Commission meet Monday to discuss rezoning the property located at 10021 N St. Road 9...

Town Council Meeting Notes 11/21

Ed Johnson was not present at the meeting. Ohmer Miller called the meeting to order with the opening prayer and …

General Hope News

Growing Hope: A Conversation with Main Street's Connie Kiviniemi-Baylor

When the Main Street of Hope launched its callout for an executive director following Matt Lee’s exit last year, Connie …

Nominations for FRHC Outstanding Alumni Award Now Open

The purpose of the FRHC Outstanding Alumni Award is to recognize alumni who have made significant contributions to FRHC or …

Teaching the Love of God Through Creature and Creation: Blue Tassel Farm is Changing Lives

When the McNamees established Blue Tassel Farm in 2016, God’s plan for the couple and their ministry hadn’t yet been …

Charitable Clothing Drive Helping Record Numbers

With each passing month, the Moravian Clothes Closet is increasing its reach and organizer Linda Foote and her army of …

A Whimsical Take on Love and Marriage to Debut at WILLow LeaVes 02/09

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, Actors’ Studio on Stage, in collaboration with WILLow LeaVes of Hope, presents an unconventional …

Community News

Ivy Tech to Host College Visit Days for Homeschool Students 03/01 & 03/08

Ivy Tech Community College is hosting special college visit days designed specifically for homeschool students in grades 9 -12 and …

Free Legal Aid Walk-in Clinic 02/27

Legal Aid announces a Free Legal Aid Walk-in Clinic on Tuesday, February 27, 2024, at the Bartholomew County Public Library, …

Night Owl Country Band Announces National Release of New Single 03/12

Fans of the Night Owl Country Band have much to hoot about as the award-winning band has announced it will …

Shop Local for Sweet Deals for Valentine's Day

If you are looking for a unique gift...

Moravian Clothes Closet to Host Giveaway Saturday 2/10

The Moravian Clothes Closet is holding its monthly free clothing giveaway from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. TOMORROW...

Columns

Brian Howey: Lt. Gov. Crouch Levels Rare Criticism at Her Boss

When a politician makes the decision to accept a vice presidential or lieutenant governor invitation...

Flight of Discovery - June 5, 2004: Decision Point

This is the sixth installment on the Flight of Discovery, an aerial scientific expedition that retraced the Lewis & Clark …

That’s All, Folks!

Spending a Saturday morning with Mel Blanc always sounded like fun...

Lee Hamilton: Foreign Policy Rises in Public Attention

Americans seem to be more interested in foreign policy than usual...

The Gift: Brazilian Restaurant, Comedy, A Movie, & Snow

Our two daughters worked together in presenting us a very nice gift that started at Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse in …

Obituaries

Brenda Sue Hadley, 69, Columbus

Brenda Sue Hadley, 69, of Columbus, died at 6:24 p.m. Tuesday, February 13, 2024, at Hickory Creek of Scottsburg...

Melva Joan Cameron, 87, Columbus

Melva Joan Cameron, 87, of Columbus, passed away at 1:54 a.m. Saturday, February 10, 2024, at her home...

Barbara Jean Froedge Pierce, 80, Shelbyville

Barbara Jean Froedge Pierce, 80, of Shelbyville passed away on February 11, 2024, at Major Hospital...

Cynthia Ann Deiwert Gosney, 66, Hope

Cynthia Ann Deiwert Gosney, 66, of Hope passed away Sunday February 11, 2024, at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati...

Doreen Empson, 99, Columbus

Doreen Empson, 99, a resident of Columbus for 64 years, passed away Monday, February 5, 2024 at Mt. Healthy Christian …

Public Safety

Hope Police Blotter for Week of February 4th

Sunday, February 4 2:04 p.m. Assist D3 on a structure fire on 300E...

Hope Police Blotter for Week of January 28th

Sunday, January 28 11:51 a.m. Trees down at Race/Mill St...

Hope Police Blotter for Week of January 21st

Sunday, January 21 2:41 p.m. Agency assist for a 911 investigation on 800 N...

Hope Police Blotter for Week of January 14th

Sunday, January 14 1:09 p.m. Subject refusing to leave on Meadow Place...

Hope Police Blotter for Week of January 7th

Sunday, January 7 No calls for service...

Public Notices

FRHC School Board Agenda for 02/20

Regular Session – 7 p.m., Board Room Adjacent to Central Office...

Notice of Public Hearing on Petition for Disannexation 03/06

Notice is hereby given that Petitioners...

Town Council Meeting Agenda 02/20

Town Council Meeting Agenda Hope Town Hall 5:30 p.m. Town of Hope Facebook Live...

FRHC School Board Agenda for 02/06

School Board Agenda Tuesday, February 6, 2024...
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