Looking Back – June 19


Even though thought to be an isolated incident, a confirmed case of West Nile virus reported in Jackson County prompted local health officials to warn citizens to take steps to protect themselves against mosquitoes.


Cummins and Chrysler Corp. announced that the Cummins B Series 5.9-litre engine would power Dodge Ram trucks through at least 1997, including a new generation of Chrysler trucks to be introduced in 1994.


Columbus Jaycees purchased and assembled 32 picnic tables the club donated to Mill Race Park.