Looking Back – February 21


A standing ovation greeted a Columbus City Council decision to dedicate $1.6 million toward construction of an adult community center.


Several locations in Hope, including the town square, Old City School and the Moravian, United Methodist, Baptist and Apostolic churches, were placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior.


A proposal to raise the salary of Columbus Mayor Eret Kline from $9,500 to $10,000 a year was submitted to Columbus City Council.