Looking Back – October 5


Johnson Ventures of Columbus purchased Indianapolis-based Central Restaurant Products, a distributor of equipment and supplies to restaurants, hotels, hospitals, schools and government facilities.


The 19th annual Seymour Oktoberfest was flooded with crowds but no rain as stormy weather threatened the area but blew over.


Bartholomew County’s township trustees voted 10-2 to participate in the federal food stamps program, designed to aid poverty-stricken and low-income families and replace the government’s surplus food commodities program beginning in November.