Arson was suspected in a two-story apartment building on Central Place that was found burning by a police officer on patrol.


Parts of Columbus were inundated by 3.33 inches of rain, the heaviest one-day rain in eight years, while some areas got .70 of an inch of rain.


Columbus Mayor Eret Kline urged owners of several tracts of land inside the city where weeds had “gotten out of hand” to see that they were cut before the city mowed the properties and charged the expense to owners’ property tax bills.