Columbus East High School’s girls basketball team was defeated by South Bend Washington 84-64 in the Class 4A state championship game at Conseco Fieldhouse.


Authorities strongly advised against outdoor burning after at least 22 brush fires, most of which started as controlled burns, swept Bartholomew and surrounding counties, the result of an extended dry and windy spell.


Sparks from a passing train were believed the cause of two field fires along the railroad and U.S. 31A South near Walesboro on the Robert Wagner and Karl Finkel farms.