Looking Back – September 13


The rainiest day the Columbus area saw in weeks played havoc with streets and roads after more than 3 inches fell in less than a day.


Cummins Engine Co. won a $10.8 million government contract to build 575 engines for 5-ton “military workhorse” trucks for the Army.


Columbus Chamber of Commerce escorted 99 new Bartholomew Consolidated School teachers on a tour of the Columbus area and its architecture.