2006

Outgoing school board members — Mindy Lewis, president, Gretchen Fisher, secretary, and Billie Whitted — were honored for their combined 30 years of experience with Bartholomew Consolidated School Board.

1991

Bartholomew County Hospital trustees, citing the dangers of first-hand and second-hand cigarette smoke, banned smoking in all hospital-owned or leased buildings and grounds, with no exception, effective Sept. 1.

1966

Columbus jumped from the frying pan into the fire as one of the hottest early summer heat waves on record hovered over Indiana, bringing with it a record 93 degrees.