Jurell Lawson and others got a ride on Columbus Fire Department's 1937 Stutz, a diesel-powered pumper, when area firefighters and rescue workers displayed some of the tools of their trade at FairOaks Mall in 1992. From The Republic archives


In the first games of sectional play, the Columbus North Bull Dogs blanked the Terre Haute South Defenders, 47-0, and the Columbus East Olympians slammed the Connersville Spartans, 54-13.


After huge, wet snowflakes fell on Columbus, temperatures rose to a not-so-seasonal 70 degrees.


Local businessman Albert Suhre announced his plan to build a new 65-room motor inn with indoor parking facilities, the Surrey Motor Inn, on the former Belvedere Hotel site at Third and Franklin streets.