Around Columbus

Oct. 24News 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

Flat Rock-Hawcreek School Board considered a five-year contract with Coca-Cola, which would furnish two new scoreboards for the Hope Intermediate School’s gym in exchange for being able to place two vending machines in the school.


Flambeau Products announced a plan to expand its facility on Middle Road, adding 30 jobs.


Using funds earned at a chicken barbecue in September, Noon Optimist Club donated $1,500 to Columbus Boys Club for a new photographic laboratory, including darkroom equipment for processing pictures.