Mrs. Michael Johnson was one of many Columbus women who were hired as "checkers" in 1967 by the local division of the state employment agency to survey motorists about where they had been and where they were going to assist in overall planning for Columbus' central area. The driver is Edward Davis, also of Columbus. From The Republic archives


Thirteen drivers were ticketed for ignoring road-closed signs posted around the county warning motorists of high water after the East Fork White River reached its crest of 11.33 feet, well above flood stage.


Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. was forced to eliminate many summer courses after drastic budget cutting.


A “heat wave” of temperatures in the 40s and 50s was predicted after a week of frigid, near-zero weather.