Kelly, 15 months, left, and Kimberly Olmsted, 3, daughters of Mr. and Mrs. David Olmsted, took a "drive" during Children's Day at Bartholomew County 4-H Fair in 1967. From The Republic archives


After a delay of more than two years, workers began preparing the arch bridge at Interstate 65 and State Road 46 for a new coat of red paint.


Firefighters at all five Columbus fire stations learned they would receive cooler, lighter and more flame- and tear-resistant bunker gear designed by NASA and the National Fire Protection Association.


A rabies warning was issued for Columbus and Bartholomew County after a rabid dog bit a local bus driver and also infected several other canines.