Looking Back – March 21


Laura Heckroth of Columbus North was named The Republic’s 2005-06 All-Area Girls Swimmer for the second year in a row. Matt Barr, also of North, was named Boys Swimmer of the Year for the third straight year.


UnCommon Cause organizers announced legendary trumpeter Al Hirt would be featured at the 15th annual fundraiser.


Spring arrived in proper fashion with kids and grown-ups by the hundreds enjoying a mild and breezy day outdoors and the promise of a full week of pleasant weather conditions.