Columbus Regional Hospital rates were increased by 5 percent, raising the average cost per day from $806 to $831.


Superior Court II Judge Norman Curry, Superior Court I Judge Chris Monroe and Sheriff David Mann asked Bartholomew County Council to approve $20,700 to hire a police officer to be at the county Courthouse full time Mondays through Fridays.


House-to-house mail delivery by carriers on foot was approved in 18 additional areas of Columbus.