Looking Back – September 28

Around Columbus

Sept. 28News 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

Blue Bird Corp. announced it would offer the Cummins Inc. ISB engine, produced in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, in all its school buses beginning in 2006.


Bartholomew County homeowners learned they could pay as much as 24 percent higher property taxes in 1991, based on budget increases fueled by the costs associated with tearing down the old jail, which involved the removal of asbestos.


Columbus Board of Works selected Columbus Communications Corp., an affiliate of Cox Cablevision, to receive a franchise to operate a cable TV system in the city.