Looking Back – January 13

Around Columbus

Jan. 13

News about Columbus and the surrounding area as reported on or about this date in the pages of The Evening Republican and The Republic 10, 25 and 50 years ago.


Columbus bowler Clint Million established a new city record for series scores, rolling a three-game total of 878, including two consecutive 300 games.


The Bartholomew Consolidated School Board adopted a requirement that all students must pass courses in world geography or world history to earn a high school diploma. Previously students only had to take the courses.


Snowdrifts up to four feet deep blocked roads in Bartholomew County and closed all schools.