Around Columbus

Sept. 17News 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

Students, educators, business leaders and dignitaries including Gov. Mitch Daniels dedicated the $25 million, 130,000-square-foot Columbus Learning Center.

1990

Bartholomew County sheriff’s deputies took 17 reports of mailboxes and newspaper boxes that had been run over during the night on the city’s northeast side.

1965

City officials voted to retain the municipally owned bus system and began exploring ways to expand the system with as little tax money as possible.