2008

Columbus faced the possibility of cutting police officers and firefighters under a House bill that could mean a $2.78 million loss for the local government budget.

1993

In a quest to find more landfill space as quickly as possible, county officials appointed a new site search committee comprised of Michael Totten, Richard Wigh, Larry Kleinhenz and Jim Durham.

1968

Emergency loans were made available for eligible farmers whose crops and pastures were damaged by drought conditions from June through mid-August, and inclement weather during the fall maturity and harvest season of 1967.