Around Columbus

Dec. 18News 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

Thirty-three former members of Columbus and Columbus North girls basketball teams from 1972 to 1989, five former and current coaches and one former bus driver were recognized during halftime at the Columbus North/Decatur Central game.

1990

With Christmas just a week away, Columbus Fire Department’s Cheer Fund had enough toys but still needed $13,000 to purchase canned goods for food baskets to be distributed by Indiana Bell employees on behalf of the Cheer Fund.

1965

First Church of Christ, Scientist announced plans to open a Christian Science reading room at 518 Washington St.