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John Harden, left, and Randy Allman, students in an all-boys home economics class at Columbus High School, mixed yeast rolls for a Thanksgiving meal in 1967. From The Republic archives

2007

About 40 people volunteered to form a committee to plan a proposed privately funded dog park in Columbus.

1992

With Bartholomew County United Way pledges totaling only 67 percent of a $1.6 million goal, campaign workers extended the pledge deadline in the hopes of preventing a shortage and severe funding cuts.

1967

A chemical repellent adopted by Columbus Police, “Quell,” was used for the first time during the arrest of a man who refused to leave the emergency room at Bartholomew County Hospital.