Looking Back – July 4


Authorities evacuated seven residents and shut down roads after two would-be thieves caused a leak in an anhydrous ammonia tank in a cornfield near Ogilville.


A fireworks show at Bartholomew County Fairgrounds went on as planned, but all personal pyrotechnics were banned in the county because of tinder-dry conditions.


Despite concerns about a “Medicare rush” happening on the day the national health plan went into affect, Bartholomew County Hospital did not experience an onslaught of elderly patients.