Dashawn Hendrickson, 5, left, and his cousin Skyler Collins, 4, were all giggles as they raced around a NASCAR-themed ride at the Bartholomew County 4-H Fair in 2007. From The Republic archives


Flames engulfed and destroyed two East Columbus businesses, Sparkle Detailing Center and Los Dos Amigos mechanic shop, on Center Street.


High winds accompanying a thunderstorm collapsed a 100-year-old two-story brick structure in downtown Crothersville.


The Hope Star-Journal weekly newspaper was purchased by Robert Carroll.