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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

2007

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

1992

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

1967

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