A woman and two children, all from Jackson County, and a Columbus man, died in two separate one-vehicle crashes over the holiday weekend.


In light of the influenza epidemic in the county, Bartholomew County Hospital officials asked the public to use good judgment and refrain from visiting patients during flu season.


A swan flying south for the winter crashed into a utility pole but was set loose to resume its journey after being treated by local veterinarian Dr. Max Pettitt.