Looking Back – March 9


Cummins Inc. declared a two-for-one stock split, the first split since 1993 and only the third since 1964.


A Retention and Expansion Business Visitation Survey, a joint project of Columbus Chamber of Commerce, Columbus Economic Development Board, Columbus Enterprise Development Corp. and the city, revealed businesses in the county considered quality of life and business environment good in the county but were not so positive on the issues of taxes, labor costs and government responsiveness.


Former Columbus High School basketball stars Jerry Newsom and Butch Wade, students at Indiana State University, were named to the 15-man small college All-America Team by a United Press International panel.