Looking Back – November 13

Around Columbus

Nov. 13News 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

Supporters of both Columbus high schools hoped to get approval from Bartholomew Consolidated School Board to proceed with private fundraising to replace grass with synthetic turf at the schools’ multipurpose sports fields.


Bartholomew Consolidated School Board approved moving the Joy Howe School, an alternative educational program for students of high school age, to the Jefferson Elementary School building.


A federal matching grant of $52,125 enabled Bartholomew County Hospital to move ahead with the first phase of a $2,530,566 expansion program.