2007

ArvinMeritor announced it would close the corporate information technology center here, the last presence of Arvin Industries, a Fortune 500 company founded in Columbus in 1919.

1992

Six-year-old Jonathon Soto of North Vernon won the right to name the new spiral slide at The Commons playground over nearly 500 other entries, dubbing it the “Zoomerrang.”

1967

The state highway department petitioned Bartholomew County Board of Zoning for permission to locate its long-talked-about new state state highway garage along Interstate 65 about 600 feet south of State Road 46 West.