Looking Back – July 5


Plans for a 100-acre, 200-home subdivision to be called Wildflower Estates were announced by landowners Lisa and Joe Conner.


An official count of almost 50,000 people attended the second annual fireworks-to-music “Homecoming Celebration” at Bartholomew County Fairgrounds.


Thunderstorms brought a fraction of an inch of rain to the area and provided only partial relief from a 14-day heat wave.

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Kirk Johannesen is assistant managing editor of The Republic. He can be reached at johannesen@therepublic.com or (812) 379-5639.