Looking Back – December 18

Around Columbus

Dec. 18


About 130 area kids hit local stores to buy clothes and toys during the annual “Shop With a Cop” shopping spree.


Flu outbreaks continued to afflict area schools where absenteeism rates remained above 10 percent, three times the normal rate.


A newly constructed bridge over Muscatatuck River on Cherry Park Road in Vernon was formally opened to traffic, the first new major bridge in Jennings County since 1904.