Around Columbus

Dec. 31

News around 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.

2004

Cummins Inc. launched a companywide effort to aid earthquake and tsunami victims in southern Asia with money, supplies and electric generators.

1989

Fourteen people were injured in 14 accidents when fog and wet streets combined to make Bartholomew County driving hazardous.

1964

Officers of the Irwin-Sweeney-Miller Foundation announced it received 422,053 shares of Cummins Engine Co. common stock as a gift from Mrs. Robert Tangeman of New York City, a director of the foundation and sister of Irwin Miller, chairman of the board at Cummins. Income from the gift would be used to support charitable programs.