Around Columbus

Nov. 19News 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

A flood of donations enabled Eastside Community Center to resume planning its annual Thanksgiving dinner after considering canceling the event due to a lack of food donations.


Christmas came early for the town of Nashville when local businessman Frank A. Rogers gave the town a lot, valued at $91,000, for the new town hall/community center.


Columbus High School opened its 1965-66 basketball season at Memorial Gym against neighboring North Vernon, with nearly 7,200 fans on hand. Just 75 tickets were available for single-admission sale at the door.