2007

Columbus Silgas Inc., Eudy Sales & Service, Musillami’s Drive-In and Thompson Furniture received the Governor’s Half Century Award in recognition of their being in business 50 or more years and demonstrating a history of community service.

1992

Columbus was named the Indiana Chamber of Commerce 1992 Community of the Year.

1967

Southside Junior High School was chosen as the official name of the new junior high school under construction just west of Bartholomew County Fairgrounds.