2006

August “Augie” Tindell, the 19-year-incumbent who had been the sole Democrat on Columbus City Council since 1995, said it was time to give someone else a chance to serve so he would step down at the end of 2007.

1991

Remediation of the old landfill along the west side of East Fork White River and construction of a new bridge into downtown over the hazardous waste site and river, headed the list of unfinished business faced by Columbus officials as the new year approached.

1966

Arvin Industries was awarded a $1,042,781 contract to produce 344 radio sets for the U.S. Army Electronics command in Philadelphia.