Around Columbus

Sept. 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.


Teachers rejected a two-year contract with Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. and continued to operate on a previous agreement until a new deal with district officials could be reached.


Three boys ages 14, 15 and 17 — faced prosecution on intimidation charges in connection with a cross-shaped trail in front of a black family’s Columbus home.


Clifty Creek Bridge on U.S. 31 reopened for the first time since spring when it was closed for repair of piers and construction of a new floor.