Looking Back – September 14

Around Columbus

Sept. 14News 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.2005

In a surge stock analysts credited to the need for trucks for the rebuilding efforts and clean-up of wreckage from Hurricane Katrina, Cummins shares closed at a record $93.24 Monday, up from a closing price of $88.48 five days earlier.


Edinburgh Lions Club members sold out of chicken and ribs before 6:30 p.m. and reported attendance at the town’s annual Fall Festival was the largest ever.


Directors approved the move of Columbus Chamber of Commerce offices to the Rio Theater building at 420 Fifth St. The chamber had been located on the second floor of City Hall since 1927.