Looking Back – June 6

Around Columbus

June 6

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.


More than 150 state officials, former employees and former residents gathered to say goodbye and officially close Muscatatuck State Developmental Center, which opened in 1921 as the Indiana Farm Colony for Feeble Minded Youth.


First of America Bank Corp. of Kalamazoo, Michigan, bought Trustcorp Bank in Columbus.


Members of Grace Lutheran Church on Central Avenue broke ground for a $306,000 expansion that included a new sanctuary and education unit.