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"Pirate" Makenna Martin, left, 1, and Delaney Harden, 3, dressed as "Angelina Ballerina," entered the costume contest during the Bartholomew Reads Literacy Festival in 2007. From The Republic archives

2007

Thousands of people, including former and current students, toured the old and new campuses of Central Middle School during Bartholomew County Historical Society’s open house.

1992

NTN Driveshaft Inc. won approval for a $50 million tax abatement to increase production and use more domestic parts.

1967

Bartholomew and Brown counties were added to the 10 Hoosier counties already participating in the Green Thumb project, a federal war on poverty program for older workers having difficulty finding employment because of their age.