Looking Back – September 28


Honda Motor Co.’s 400-page permit request to build an automobile assembly plant in Decatur County and a report of its air-emissions levels were quickly approved by the Indiana Department of Environmental Management.


Nearly 1,550 residents in the Indiana Avenue/McKinley Avenue area near Columbus East High School were plunged into darkness when a squirrel tangled with power lines and lost.


Arvin Industries introduced a new burglar alarm for the home powered by two “C” size flashlight batteries.