Looking Back – September 16


Wiese Auto Auto owners announced the car dealership would soon move a few miles north of Columbus to a larger facility on U.S. 31 at Taylorsville and plastics manufacturer Georg Utz Inc. announced plans to move from its location on Andrews Street to a 30-acre, 45,000-square-foot factory at County Roads 250W and 900N.


State highway officials announced the speed limit on Jonathan Moore Pike would be reduced to 50 mph as a result of traffic studies in the area.


Preparations were in full swing for a visit from First Lady Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson near the end of September.