Harold Capper, the last surviving charter member of the Clifford Volunteer Fire Department, was honored as Indiana Volunteer Firefighters Association Volunteer Firefighter of the Year. He served the department for 52 years and was chief for 16 years.


An auction of unclaimed bicycles, TVs, mopeds and other lost or stolen items by the Bartholomew County Sheriff’s Department netted $28,062 for the county highway department, sheriff’s department and general fund.


Thirty-eight children were moved into the new Bartholomew County Children’s Home directly behind the old facility at South Cherry Street and Illinois Avenue.