Columbus Police DARE officer Paula Rothrock read a scary story to Mike Stevens and Nicole Zigler, members of Connie Yeaton's sixth-grade class at Clifty Elementary School in 1992 at a Halloween gathering designed to promote cooperation between schools and law enforcement. From The Republic archives


After months of waiting, Bartholomew County’s tax rate was certified by the state and property owners were told their long-overdue tax bills would be mailed within the week.


Area children auditioned for the chance to be part of a Hills Department Store television commercial planned for 1993.


The new city dumping area behind the sewage treatment plant caught fire.