Explosions were reported by residents around 17th and Newton streets after a suspected drunken driver hit a utility pole near downtown Columbus, flipping a snapped guy wire into live electrical wires.


Indiana Association of Realtors reported the median home price in Columbus rose nearly 20 percent, to $73,000, in 12 months.


The U.S. Post Office authorized door-to-door mail delivery by carriers on foot to an additional 135 residences on eight streets in Rost and Questover additions north of National Road.