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William Henderson helped collect food donated to the Scouting for Food annual food drive in 1991. Troop 550 collected more than 639 items. From The Republic archives

2006

Close to 700 people enjoyed Eastside Community Center’s annual Thanksgiving meal at its new location, Berean Bible Church.

1991

Columbus was awarded the American Automobile Association’s Pedestrian Safety Citation Award for 1990, the sixth year the city received the citation, part of AAA’s Pedestrian Protection Program.

1966

Columbus High School basketball player Fred Eddy was carried from the floor of Memorial Gym by jubilant fans after he sank a last-second basket that broke a 73-73 tie with North Vernon to win the game.