From left, Janet Brinkman, Laura Moses, Cindy Crase and Lonnie Pinaire practice bagging groceries for the second "Grocers Fight Cancer" event at Jay C Foods in 1992. From The Republic archives


In a one-hour meeting, Bartholomew County Council members decided to scrap their previous plan to give 2 percent raises to employees and none to elected officials in favor of a flat $500 raise for all county government employees and election officials.


Three rural Commiskey men, Tim Fitzpatrick, Robin Mull and Brian Campbell, were credited with saving the life of a 2-year-old boy trapped inside a car that rolled into a Jennings County lake.


Petitions were circulated by a number of neighbors asking Columbus City Council to turn down a request for rezoning of the 12-acre wooded tract on National Road east of North Christian Church to allow construction of apartment buildings.