2006

About three tons of hazardous powdered metal spilled when two tires on a transport truck blew out on State Road Indiana 7 near North Vernon.

1991

A mother and her two small children were pulled from their burning mobile home in Elizabethtown by a neighbor.

1966

A decline reported in Christmas sales in other cities was not reflected in Columbus according to local merchants who were optimistic sales would exceed the record-setting 1965.