Toyota Industrial Equipment Manufacturers in Columbus celebrated the production of a milestone 250,000th forklift since the facility was opened in 1990.


Teacher Sandy Watts’ class of third-graders welcomed a special visitor, their “adopt-a-battalion” penpal, Lt. Col. Dick Cody of Montpelier, Vermont, who participated in the initial Apache helicopter air strike on Iraq in January.


The U.S. Department of Commerce revealed that the number of farms in Bartholomew County was down 213 since the most recent census in 1959.