Looking Back – March 24

Columbus High School golfer Mark Gammell practiced on an indoor driving range under Memorial Gym in 1968, watched by varsity golf hopefuls, seated from left, Tom Hanou and John Hanou; and standing, from left, Dillon Bord, Steve Miller and Mark Roth.


Irwin Financial Corp. reported losing $26 million in the fourth quarter of 2007 and $55 million for the year in 2007, the first full-year loss in the corporation’s 17-year history.


Two North Vernon police officers were killed when their police cruiser was rammed by a vehicle driven by a man involved in an armed standoff a week earlier.


Local drivers Bob Black, Orval Yeadon and Butch Wilkerson raced in the Bloomington Raceway season-opener.