Cuts in police overtime, Toters for trash collection and pay raises contributed to a $223,270 decrease in the proposed 2008 Columbus city budget.


Officers Gary Critzer and Chris Couch replaced Lt. Alan Trisler as canine handlers at Columbus Police Department as Trisler’s dog “J.W.” retired.


Indiana Rural Letter Carriers announced plans to place a marker on the Hope Town Square to commemorate the first Rural Free Delivery (RFD) routes in Indiana.