Ayumi Matsushima, left, 10, and Haruka Hagiwara, 13, were helped by Kanae Hayashi, 11, as they handed out food samples in front of the Japan tent at Ethnic Expo in 2007. From The Republic archives


The “Save Eos!” project to purchase the Dessa Kirk sculpture at the corner of Fifth and Lindsey streets reported raising about $23,000 of the $35,000 needed by the end of the month.


A group of Brown County residents organized an effort to halt a possible deer hunt in Brown County State Park designed to reduce the overpopulation problem.


A Rural Free Delivery historical marker was dedicated at Hope by the Indiana Rural Letter Carriers Association to commemorate the Hope and Hartsville areas as the location of three experimental routes inaugurated in 1896.