Looking Back – August 5


America’s “Drug Czar,” John P. Walters, director of National Drug Control Policy, met with U.S. Rep. Mike Sodrel, area prosecutors, police, sheriff and judges in Columbus to discuss taking control of the methamphetamine epidemic.


Columbus Donner Park swimmers took fifth place in the 66-team Indiana Swimming Long Course State Age Group Championships at the IUPUI Natatorium in Indianapolis.


Report of a plane crash east of Bakalar Air Force Base turned out to be a crop duster operating in the area.