Around Columbus

Aug. 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.

2005

Two men, William Simpson of Elizabethtown and Mike Matters of Brown County, were injured when the ultralight aircraft they were flying plummeted into a cornfield near Azalia Bridge.

1990

Seymour conducted its 45th annual V-J Day Parade to commemorate the 1945 victory of Allied forces over Japan.

1965

Vandals cut patterns in the grass on the greens at the city golf course.