Looking Back – March 13

Around Columbus

March 13

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.


The Hauser Jets routed Henryville 71-44 to win the Hope school’s first regional basketball title.


The Bartholomew Consolidated School Board approved a recommendation to leave the name of Lillian C. Schmitt Elementary School unchanged after the school was merged with Jefferson Elementary.


A young bandit with a cap gun robbed the Columbus bus terminal of $150 just before closing.