Adam McAllister, 10, was all grins as he posed for a picture with the Vince Lombardi Trophy at FairOaks Mall in 2007 during the 50-stop World Championship Trophy Tour celebrating the Indianapolis Colts' victory in Super Bowl XLI. From The Republic archives


Hundreds of bowlers raised $75,200 on the first day of the Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids’ Sake at Columbus Bowling Center.


Bartholomew County’s judges lost an appeal for a full-time police officer at the courthouse when the county council voted down a request for funds to hire a security officer for the post.


Robert Bloomenstock, county road supervisor, issued a plea for trucks and other heavy equipment to stay off rural roads if at all possible after recent rain, heavy snow and warm weather combined to make road bases “soft as feather pillows.”