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Cheering students packed the stands at Columbus High School football field for the annual tug of war between junior and senior boys in 1967. From The Republic archives

2007

More than 300 volunteers helped build a new church, LIFE Apostolic Ministries in Westport, constructing the 2,900-square-foot building in less than 24 hours.

1992

Indiana Gas Co. donated a 250-ton chiller-heater unit, appraised at $75,000, to Bartholomew Consolidated School Corp. to be installed at Richards Elementary School.

1967

The local Tuberculosis Association began a program offering free chest X-rays for Bartholomew County residents 18 and older.