Around Columbus

Nov. 11News 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

State Excise Police raided a casino-night fundraiser for a veterans hospital, a children’s home and local baseball teams being conducted at the local American Legion post.


With construction of an access road nearly complete, plans for Youth Hope, the county’s first private home for abused and neglected youth, got underway.


With schools and most government offices closed, three local veterans organizations joined forces for a Veterans Day service at the new monument at Third and Jackson streets.