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St. Peter's Lutheran School students dressed up as their favorite characters from literature and held a mini-parade to celebrate Children's Book Week, "Reach for the World Through Books," in 1992. From The Republic archives

2007

Columbus City Council voted 7-0 to back a plan to tear down most of the Old Commons and build a new one in its place.

1992

Workmen from Hope First Baptist and Rock Creek Baptist churches traveled to Miami to help restore homes for Hurricane Andrew victims, who dubbed them “a band of angels.”

1967

Bartholomew County’s property tax collection hit a record high of $9.5 million, according to County Treasurer Virgil Scheidt.