From right, Maya Rockhold, 7, Rebecca Palmer, 13, and Gabby Russell, 13, and other classmates, played for parents and pedestrians at Bartholomew County Memorial for Veterans at the end of an Irish fiddle-playing summer camp in 2007. From The Republic archives


Ivy Tech Community College announced it would invest $1.5 million to buy a building at Columbus Municipal Airport and hire faculty and personnel to staff expanding facilities.


A high of 68 degrees on the first full day of summer was followed by a record-breaking low of 43 degrees.


Jim O’Dair, 18, and his brother, Jeff, 14, who rescued a beagle from the icy waters of Harrison Lake earlier in the year, were honored with the Bartholomew County Humane Society’s annual Humanitarian Award.