Men worked about an hour while traffic was closed on Washington Street to cut down a large tree in front of the William Shanklin residence, 1650 Washington St. The tree had become a danger to pedestrians and traffic, Shanklin said. The Republic archives


Columbus in Bloom finished second in the Bloom International competition to Langley, British Columbia, in the 20,000 to 100,000 population category, but still earned a five-bloom rating.


Vice President Dan Quayle will visit the Farm progress Show in Columbus, a show official said.


Bartholomew Consolidated Schools approved contracts totaling $3.48 million to three local contractors for construction of the new Southside Junior High School here, even after learning the total cost of the $4.2 million project would be about $1 million more than expected.