In front, Dave Mitchell, left, and Jack Bailey, right, and in the rear, left to right, Dale Robertson, Gerald Fye, Erwin Stevenson, Bob Brown and Bill Danforth, were among the 11 members of Columbus Model Railroad Club, founded in 1958, who worked to construct and maintain a winding layout of tracks at the group's clubhouse in a second-floor apartment on Jackson Street.


A police chase started in Columbus and covered 20 miles before it ended in a crash south of Nashville, and a second high-speed chase ended after a driver ran his motorcycle into a retention pond north of Columbus just off U.S. 31.


About 200 people braved temperatures in the 30s and a stiff wind to gobble up most of the unneeded equipment Columbus Regional Hospital auctioned in the parking lot at Rock-Tenn Co. on South Marr Road.


The Mayor’s Commission on Human Rights gave unanimous approval to petition Columbus City Council for an open housing ordinance which would prohibit a property owner from refusing to sell or rent a property to a person because of his race, religion or national origin.