Looking Back – September 2


An explosion started a fire that destroyed Southern Indiana Millwork Inc. in Jonesville despite attempts by dozens of firefighters from eight departments to control flames that at times leapt more than 10 feet from the roof of the building.


Columbus City Council approved an almost 36 percent increase in water rates that would help fund $16 million in bonds for an expansion and upgrade of the city’s water system.


Columbus Democrats launched their fall campaign with the formal opening of the new Democratic headquarters in the Charlotte Building at Seventh and Washington streets.