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Outnumbered by far, Donald Thompson, manger of the Columbus License Branch, helped sign up some of the 310 students who wanted to take driver's education during the summer in 1967. Each student driver was accompanied by a parent at the special "branch of the branch" set up at Columbus High School. From The Republic archives

2007

A survey was posted on the Columbus city website to give residents a voice about how well the city provided public services and whether its priorities were in order.

1992

Thomas R. Baker of Columbus cashed in his $11 million winning Powerball ticket at the Hoosier lottery headquarters in Indianapolis.

1967

More than 200 4- and 5-year-olds began morning classes in the new Head Start program at three Columbus schools.