Looking Back – March 24

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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.

2008

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.

1993

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.

1968

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