Looking Back – January 29

Around Columbus

Jan. 29


News around Columbus and the surrounding area as reported on or about this date in the pages of The Evening Republican and The Republic 10, 25 and 50 years ago.


Federal officials were expected to approve more than $227,000 to help Bartholomew County residents, businesses and governments recover from December’s record snowstorm and January’s flooding.


Thousands of dollars in damage was reported done to First Christian Church, the eighth break-in within just a few months. Only a small amount of cash was taken.


A Top Value Stamp redemption store opened in the 25th Street Shopping Center, with more than 5,000 square feet and 1,800 items on display. Mrs. Robert Sattelmeyer of Columbus was manager.