Looking Back – February 24

Feb. 24


The Columbus East Olympian football program was moved up to Class 5A for at least a couple of years as part of an IHSAA realignment plan that shuffled football playing schools every two years based upon enrollment.


Southside Elementary fifth- and sixth-graders ranked eighth in the nation among middle school students participating in the National Current Events League competition, a contest testing current events expertise.


A spokesman for the Columbus Educators Association denied rumors that public school teachers in Indiana would go on half-day or full-day strikes to draw attention to legislation they supported in the 1969 Indiana General Assembly.