Indiana University Athletics officially opened Simon Skjodt Assembly Hall with a dedication ceremony Friday.
A feasibility study indicated that the demographics of Columbus match the highest-performing arts audiences across the nation.
The three-year program will help Bedford to improve its downtown by adding trails and renovating buildings.
Preservationists say the renovations were not approved by the Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, as the law requires.
The Tivoli Theater has been undergoing renovations for nearly a year.
The Putnam County airport is trying to renovate its runway and is asking county residents to pay $5 to sponsor one foot of tarmac.
Renovations to the Monroe County Courthouse, which were largely structural, have been completed.
Governor Mitch Daniels says he did not know about the project that is costing nearly $400,000.
Renovations to the Monroe County Courthouse will not meet their deadline, but could cost less than the original estimates.
The Indiana Department of Natural Resources has launched a project to fill in vacant mine caverns that lie underneath the airport.