Looking Back – January 18


Snowy footprints led police to 14 break-ins or attempted break-ins in garages and sheds downtown.


A community observance honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was conducted at Columbus East High School auditorium.


Fire broke out in a cooling tower being dismantled with a cutting torch on the east side of the main Fifth Street Cummins Engine plant, but it was quickly brought under control by city firemen.