A team from Parkside Elementary School tied for first place in its class in the 14th annual statewide Elementary Spell Bowl competition.
Seymour Police Sgt. Woodrow DeZarn received the Good Samaritan Award from the American Police Hall of Fame and the American Federation of Police for his efforts in dislodging a nickel from the throat of a 10-month-old boy. Amanda Jones, a lifeguard credited with saving the life of a swimmer who lost consciousness while exercising at Columbus North High School pool, received an official commendation from Columbus Board of Parks and Recreation.
Columbus Kiwanis Club celebrated its 46th anniversary.