Around Columbus

Dec. 15News 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 PBS team from Bloomington filmed scenes at Columbus City Hall, First Presbyterian Church and along Washington Street to use as a backdrop for a holiday episode of WTIU’s program “Weekly Special.”

1990

A maiden effort to collect leaves and grass for composting was touted as a success by Columbus-Bartholomew Solid Waste Disposal Authority after city crews collected nearly 13 tons of grass clippings and loose leaves.

1965

The Eero Saarinen architectural firm was chosen to design a new sectional postal center in Columbus.