Looking Back – October 19

Around Columbus

Oct. 19News 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

The Columbus East soccer team advanced to its first semistate competition after winning the East Central Boys Soccer Regional 3-1.


Streetscape plans were extended to include benches, trees and curbs in a plaza at Seventh and Washington streets at a cost of $73,000.


Miss Elsie Sweeney gave two adult swans to the Columbus Parks and Recreation Department. The pair came from the Harrison Lake area around her home and were to become residents of Mill Race Park.