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Around Columbus April 19 2008 Shaking from a 5.2 magnitude earthquake in Illinois not far from Evansville took Columbus area residents by surprise. 1993 Bartholomew County Solid Waste Management...
Looking Back – April 18

2008 Traffic was limited in hallways and extra police officers were present after rumors of a gun threat and a flurry of text messages led...
Looking Back – April 17

2008 Overtime incurred by police and school employees during Sen. Barack Obama’s campaign visit to Columbus cost city taxpayers about $1,700, half of which would...
Looking Back – April 16

2008 According to the Indiana State Police, 64 meth labs seized in 2007 made Bartholomew County No. 1 in the state for meth busts for...
Looking Back – April 15

2008 Bartholomew County for Barack Obama opened its headquarters on McKinley Avenue. 1993 New addresses were assigned to rural Jennings County residents because of the implementation of...
Looking Back – April 14

2008 First- through sixth-grade students at ABC-Stewart Montessori School completed an art project, “Every 3 Seconds: Justice for Hungry Children,” to call attention to the...
Looking Back – April 13

2008 Sen. Hillary Clinton’s campaign officials announced the presidential hopeful would visit Columbus in late April. 1993 Columbus Downtown Parking Committee proposed designing a prime parking area,...
Looking Back – April 12

2008 A tree cozy called “Bloomin’ Fun” was voted the public’s favorite in a Columbus Area Arts Council contest. Winning knitters were Meg Baker, Tammy...
Looking Back – April 11

2008 The remains of Sgt. Virgil Phillips, a former Columbus soldier missing in action in Korea for more than 53 years, were brought back to...
Looking Back – April 10

2008 Columbus’ importance in the presidential election grew with the announcement that Sen. Barack Obama would conduct a town hall meeting at Columbus East High...

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