Around Columbus

April 22

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.


Wal-Mart Stores Inc. announced plans to build a second supercenter just off Jonathan Moore Pike west of Columbus at a cost of $10 million.


Columbus tied with Mason City, Iowa, and Salina, Kansas, as the 27th-best small city to live in nationwide and ranked highest among the six Indiana cities included in “The Rating Guide to Life in America’s Small Cities.”


Edinburgh captured its first baseball victory against Columbus in 13 years, coming from behind to nip the error-prone Bull Dogs 5-4.