One of the four ambulances Columbus Regional Hospital dedicated to 911 emergency calls was moved to Jonesville Fire Department to provide enhanced coverage of southwestern Bartholomew County.


Eugene Eckrote, the county’s cooperative agricultural Extension agent for 16 years, was the recipient of the 40th annual Rural Service Award.


The worst 25th Street traffic tie-up in memory was noted by Columbus Police Traffic Capt. Clarence Miller as classes began for Bartholomew Consolidated Schools.