Looking Back – March 14

Around Columbus

March 14

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.


Thirty Central Middle School eighth-graders gathered for the first 30 minutes of each school day to crochet hats for people who had lost their hair after receiving chemotherapy treatments.


Youth for WATER (Wayne for Air, Trees, Ecology and Rivers), a group of young people opposed to locating a new landfill south of Columbus, conducted a protest march around Bartholomew County Courthouse and Columbus City Hall.


After a 22-4 season, the Columbus Bull Dogs basketball team lost its semistate game against Muncie South 78-70.