Looking Back – September 26

Around Columbus

Sept. 26News 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

First Christian Church announced it would discontinue “First Christmas,” a seasonal indoor-outdoor drama that mixed Dickens’ London with biblical-style Bethlehem and entertained about 7,000 people each year.


Training at Camp Atterbury continued at a steady but diminishing pace.


T.K. Smith, pastor at First Christian Church for 36 years, announced his retirement.