Looking Back – January 30

Around Columbus

Jan. 30


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.


Sparkle Car Wash employees washed more than 1,300 cars in a week during a winter weather slowdown.


Sixty-eight traffic accidents were blamed on icy roads.


License branches in Columbus and Hope began opening Wednesday mornings for customer convenience.