Around Columbus

Jan. 5News 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.2006

Shares of Cummins Inc. stock closed at $95.54, up $4.67 or 5.14 percent from the day before, and Cummins was named one of Best Big Companies in America by Forbes Magazine.


Bartholomew-Brown County Red Cross was notified that 81 Bartholomew County families would be eligible for assistance from FEMA to repair and rebuild flood-damaged homes.


Overhead flashing warning signals were installed at the accident-heavy intersection of 16th and Franklin streets. Traffic records showed that 15 accidents happened at the intersection in 1965, the same number as at 25th Street and Central Avenue, an intersection handling much more traffic.