Looking Back – July 29


Company president Jesse Brand said Brands Inc., a Columbus institution for nearly 40 years, would most likely be rebuilt at the same California Street location after being destroyed by fire.


Deputies continued the search for two men who wrecked a stolen van and escaped on foot in southwest Bartholomew County carrying a case of beer and a shotgun.


A “better than average” crowd turned out for an evening at Bartholomew County 4-H Fair but were left drenched and in the dark after a storm let loose and knocked power out.