Columbus firefighters got some help from a few young recruits at a car wash at FairOaks Mall in 1991, a warm-up for the annual Battle of the Badges competition to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. From The Republic archives


A suspected large-scale drug dealer was nabbed by Columbus Police Department when officers found 26 pounds of marijuana worth about $25,000 in his house.


A series of geological surveys done by the DNR indicated Bartholomew County was made up of mostly “high velocity sediments,” meaning any destructive primary waves of an earthquake would probably pass through the area quickly, resulting in less damage.


Plan were announced for the opening of a Ponderosa Steakhouse on Marr Road just south of 25th Street.