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Masha Matthews created a little art on the face of Christopher Wilkins, son of Jeff and Rita Wehrie of Hope, during "Kid's Day" at FairOaks Mall, a celebration of children and fundraiser for Youth Hope held in 1992. From The Republic archives

2007

Electricity from a lightning strike was thought to have traveled through wet grass into a garage in Elizabethtown, zapping a 12-year-old girl who was watching the storm from inside.

1992

Cooler-than-normal temperatures not only staved off a drought in the rain-starved Columbus area but also held the insect population in check.

1967

A Golden Foundry maintenance worker was crushed fatally while working on a core-making machine when its hydraulic mechanism was accidentally tripped.