Local school and city bus operators looked for ways to conserve as much diesel fuel as possible as prices soared to record highs at $3.84 a gallon.


A 55-gallon drum of aluminum chloride leaked from a trailer at a Columbus trucking firm, sending three men to Columbus Regional Hospital and the Hazardous Materials Team into action.


A raid on a cockfight, the first in the area in many years, resulted in the arrest of 40 people, including five women, at a barn south of Seymour.