Cummins Inc. announced its plan to produce a series of new light-duty engines for use in pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles, buses, boats and industrial applications, possibly at Plant 1 in Columbus, a project that would create 600 jobs for about two years


Organizers reported collecting about 90 percent of the $100,000 needed to restore the 1890s-era Simmons Schoolhouse.


A Shetland pony colt stole the show from main attractions in the 4-H Fair livestock barn when it was born just five hours before its mother was to take part in horse and pony competition.