Looking Back – May 2


Columbus Regional Hospital announced plans to build a minimum of 62 new private patient rooms and a new emergency department at a cost of at least $70 million.


The measles outbreak in southern Indiana and Seymour reached Bartholomew County with one confirmed case.


A remonstrance petition filed by 104 property owners killed a proposed $500,000 city bond issue that would have raised funds for an incinerator, a downtown parking lot and a new 17th Street bridge over Hawcreek.