Looking Back – November 2

Around Columbus

Nov. 2News 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

Lynne Maguire, vice president of planning and marketing at Columbus Regional Hospital, received the annual Columbus Area Chamber of Commerce Athena Award in recognition of her “energetic leadership of women and girls.”


An estimated 600 people followed Hollywoodesque beams of light to FairOaks Mall to attend the “Reach for the Stars” benefit for the IUPUI Columbus scholarship fund, raising nearly $10,000.


Columbus’ first branch post office opened in the Tempo Department Store in Columbus Center shopping center at National and Beam roads.