Looking Back – March 23

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Cold weather and a persistent rain didn't stop hundreds of children from enjoying the Columbus First Assembly Egg Hunt for several thousand eggs in 2008.

2008

A Jennings County woman came within moments of drowning in her steadily sinking and nearly submerged car when members of the county’s swift-water rescue team and Jennings County Sheriff’s personnel arrived at the scene near Graham Creek.

1993

As 57,000 new telephone books were being delivered around the area, Ameritech opened five recycling sites in its first ever DirectoRecycle program to encourage residents to recycle instead of discarding outdated directories.

1968

One of the heaviest early spring snows ever recorded in Indiana nearly paralyzed the Columbus area with depths up to 11 inches and drifting up to five feet.