Looking Back – February 17


Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Board voted to drop grandstand admission prices from $8 to $5 for adults and from $4 to $3 for children.


Outlining five serious violations of safety codes, the Indiana Department of Labor issued a series of citations to Muscatatuck State Developmental Center following a December coal silo accident that resulted in the death of one employee and injuries to another.


Two local companies, Taylor Brothers and Dunlap Mechanical, were awarded contracts for the new Columbus Post Office and sectional mail-handling center to be built in downtown Columbus.