Looking Back – September 7


A crowd of about 100 older people who had recently completed a $3.6 million fund drive told Senior Center Services of Bartholomew County board members that they didn’t like the idea of locating a new adult community center at The Commons as suggested by city officials who anticipated trouble with funding.


Columbus was named the sixth best American city for its architectural quality, by far the smallest city to earn the elite recognition from architects polled by the American Institute of Architects.


Enrollment in Bartholomew Consolidated Schools on the first full day of classes totaled 12,376 students, 550 more than the year before.