Around Columbus

Nov. 23News 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

School corporation officials met with the public at The Commons during the final 2005 School House session to weigh the safety/injury pros and cons of synthetic turf multipurpose fields for Columbus high schools. Athletic boosters for the schools hoped to gain permission to raise private funds to cover the estimated $600,000 cost.

1990

Heritage Fund of Bartholomew County celebrated its 14th anniversary.

1965

The value of taxable property in Bartholomew County rose slightly more than $7 million to $114,032,830.