Looking Back – January 31


State officials studied a leg bone and three skulls, all very old, found by a Columbus man to determine whether he stumbled upon an ancient burial mound while searching for arrowheads.


Bob Chappell, a coach in Columbus for 32 years, was inducted into the first class of the Indiana Tennis Coaches Association Hall of Fame.


Tired of holding two jobs to support her family, Mary Denney of Lafayette Avenue became Columbus’ first “lady mailman.”