Columbus South Central conference tennis champs, from left, Steve Jacobs, Gary Noven, David Ketchum, Lee Murray and coach Bob Chappell took part in the "ceremony" of placing another trophy in the case at Columbus High School's Memorial Gym in 1966. From the Republic archives


Johnson Ventures of Columbus purchased Indianapolis-based Central Restaurant Products, a distributor of equipment and supplies to restaurants, hotels, hospitals, schools and government facilities.


The 19th annual Seymour Oktoberfest was flooded with crowds but no rain as stormy weather threatened the area but blew over.


Bartholomew County’s township trustees voted 10-2 to participate in the federal food stamps program, designed to aid poverty-stricken and low-income families and replace the government’s surplus food commodities program beginning in November.