Standing against a nationwide Democratic onslaught, Bartholomew County Republicans won all contested countywide offices and all Indiana Legislature seats and voted to keep Republican members of Congress.


Hope was one of 27 communities awarded a Community Focus Fund grant, receiving $349,000 for new streets and sidewalks from the Indiana Department of Commerce.


The U.S. Army announced that Camp Atterbury had been selected as the site of a new balloon testing operation called “Skyhook” and area residents should not be alarmed by any “unidentified flying objects” they might spot in the skies over Columbus.