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Representing the local Seventh-day Adventist Church, Martha Stidd, left, Irma Johnson, Margaret Lewis and Mrs. Carl Henney prepared Thanksgiving baskets for needy families in 1966. From The Republic archives

2006

A developer, whose identity was kept under wraps, proposed construction of an indoor sports complex just east of Bartholomew County Jail to help invigorate the downtown.

1991

United Way of Bartholomew County reached 94 percent of its $1.5 million fundraising goal for 1992.

1966

Bartholomew County property owners paid nearly $2 million more in property taxes than in 1965 establishing a record intake by the Bartholomew County Treasurer’s Office.