It was announced that Columbus would host the United States Specialty Sports Association Girls Fastpitch Softball World Series for the fourth straight year.


Firefighters from Clifford and Columbus departments constructed four dams to contain 10 gallons of fuel oil and hydraulic fluid that leaked into state waters from a piece of heavy equipment contracted by the county to dredge Haw Creek near County Road 550N.


The newly formed countywide sanitation department and state health officials reported after testing that rumors of typhoid contamination in wells near Elizabethtown were false.