Looking Back – February 14

Around Columbus

Feb. 14 

News 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.


Bartholomew County Bar Association recognized Bob Dalmbert, Art King and Joe Thompson for more than a combined century’s worth of practicing law in Columbus.


Hauser High School junior-senior prom was relocated to the Holiday Inn Convention Center after being conducted at The Commons for 10 years.


A contract with Columbus Communications Corp. for a cable television franchise was ratified by Columbus City County, which also gave final approval to rezoning the southeast corner of 25th and Maple streets.