Looking Back – October 13

Around Columbus

Oct. 13News 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

About 50 Columbus in Bloom volunteers planted daffodil bulbs, most donated by Hope resident Linda Bair, at the Interstate 65 and State Road 46 interchange.


Near perfect fall weather brought hordes of leaf-lookers to clog Brown County roads, and a performance by Japanese-American drum group Kinnara Taiko opened the annual Ethnic Expo food and international culture festival in Columbus.


City officials approved construction of the proposed Columbus Convalescent Center on Midway Street.