James Reinsch, general manager of Cable TV Service in Columbus, operated the television camera as members of Linda Hill's fourth-grade class from Richards Elementary School presented a Christmas play in 1967. Students on camera with their friend Santa are Beverly Reinsch, Steve Burton, Mark Buchanan, Greg Merrick and Brian Detloff.


Columbus Regional Hospital agreed to buy the ArvinMeritor Inc. tech center in the InfoTech Park near Columbus Municipal Airport for nearly $6 million with plans to use it as a data center.


Columbus North High School’s Debuteens and Music Men, Columbus East’s Chambre Singers and Brown County High School’s Varsity Singers were featured on the annual WTIU production of Studio Six Holiday Music Special.


Columbus’ newest fire station, No. 4, located on State Road 46E between Fairlawn and Flintwood subdivisions, was ready for occupation.