A combination of the USSSA Fastpitch Softball World Series in Columbus and the Brickyard 400 in Indianapolis filled Columbus and surrounding-area hotels and created more than $2 million in extra spending at area businesses.


Bartholomew County unveiled a new flag, designed by Catherine Burris, at a ceremony and flag-raising in front of the courthouse.


Livestock exhibitors sold 36 steers, 38 hogs and eight lambs for $13,854.69 at an auction on the final night of the Bartholomew County 4-H Fair.