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Director Les Gilkey leads Columbus City Band in its traditional Christmas concert at The Commons in 1992.

2007

The new 6,800-square-foot McDonald’s on National Road, under construction since August, conducted its grand opening, handing out 150 coupons for a year’s worth of free Big Mac sandwiches.

1992

Two men robbed Seymour’s Subway restaurant and abducted an 18-year-old employee who was released less than an hour later in downtown Scottsburg.

1967

Members of the 100-member Bartholomew County chapter of National Farmers Organization met to plan participation in a major, nationwide “withholding action” in an attempt to halt low farm prices.