With a final reading set for Sept. 18, a plan to spend $46.62 million in 2008 to run Columbus government was presented for preliminary approval to Columbus City Council.


Bartholomew County Council, struggling to hold spending in a tight budget year, proposed cutting more than $2 million in spending requests.


Sap’s Bakery Inc. shareholders were told that the local firm had sales of nearly $5 million and profits of $1.48 per share of common stock during the previous 12 months.