Looking Back – December 29

Around Columbus

Dec. 29News 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

Emma Baxter, 19, a 2004 graduate of Columbus North High School, skated five roles, including “Beauty and the Beast’s” Belle, in Disney’s Princess Classic show.


Downtown Columbus got a new fast food restaurant at The Commons, Mojo’s Grille and Dough Shop.


Twenty-four people had died in traffic accidents in Bartholomew County, just three short of the 27-death record in 1951 and double the number in 1964.