Looking Back – September 23

Around Columbus

Sept. 23News 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

Demolition of a storage building and the former Psi Iota Xi Thrift Shop building marked the first major work on the site of the new Central Middle School.


Gov. Evan Bayh named Columbus attorney John T. Sharpnack as judge on a new Indiana Court of Appeals panel in what Sharpnack described as a career ambition come true.


Four bogus checks totaling almost $600 were cashed by two men in a one-hour period at four local stores, three in Eastbrook Plaza.