Natalie Grimes, left, 15, and her sister Kathleen Grimes, 17, practice playing a few songs before competing in the amateur fiddle contest outside the Farm Bureau Building at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds, Friday. The Republic photo by Mike Dickbernd


For the fourth time since July 1, Cummins stock broke its own record with shares gaining $3.21, or 2.78 percent, closing at $118.65.


Despite temperatures in the high 80s and a malfunctioning air conditioner in the Family Arts Building, a record 235 babies showed up for the annual Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Baby Personality Contest.


Union Starch and Refining Co. announced the closing of its Columbus headquarters office and relocation to Elkhart and Granite City, Illinois.