Jason Perry and Darnell Archey were named co-acting boys basketball coaches at Columbus North High School.


City officials and other dignitaries, including Robert Bakalar and Sue Bakalar Higgins, children of Army Air Corps Lt. John Edward Bakalar, for whom Bakalar Air Base was named, formally dedicated Bakalar Green, a new landscaped entryway to Columbus Municipal Airport.


At the request of Taylorsville Lions Club, a “deceleration lane” was installed by the state highway department along U.S. 31 at the south edge of Taylorsville to help decrease the high number of accidents there.