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Susan Thompson, left, and Joan Pearcy, both of Columbus and members of Mudlarks Garden Club, gathered dead flowers and foliage around City Hall during the club's annual fall cleanup of government buildings in 1991.

2006

Harrison Township and East Columbus volunteer fire departments cited long response time and lack of daytime volunteers in asking for money to pay part-time firefighters to stay at their stations.

1991

Police recovered thousands of dollars worth of counterfeit $100 bills and arrested two men they believed to be part of a large counterfeiting ring.

1966

Griffin Industries of Butlerville, Kentucky, announced plans to build, expand and modernize the former Columbus Reduction Co. rendering plant at the south edge of Columbus.