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Teacher Christan Husmann watched Jayson Smiley, Dylan Haywood and Dana Roberts, from left, sketch with chalk at the Lincoln Elementary School prekindergarten class that meets at the Columbus Girls Club in 1992. From The Republic archives

2007

Carolyn Curry was named The Republic’s Woman of the Year.

1992

As predicted by Chairman James K. Baker, Arvin Industries reported record earnings for the third quarter.

1967

Purdue University students proposed a dream jetport 21 miles southeast of Columbus in Jennings County to serve Indianapolis, Cincinnati and Louisville.