Looking Back – February 20

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Cleo Lucas receives the first ticket drawn for the sectional basketball tournament in 1968 from Mrs. Wava Stevens, Columbus high school teacher.

2008

United Way of Bartholomew County officials and volunteers celebrated a record campaign of $3.5 million and promptly set a goal of $4 million for 2009.

1993

Home building activity continued strong in Bartholomew County in the new year despite a seasonal downturn mirrored nationwide.

1968

Columbus High School basketball coach Bill Stearman was named to the 10-man Silver Anniversary All-State Basketball Team selected by the Indiana Lions Club.