Looking Back – February 27


Columbus Housing Authority was awarded $295,814 in federal stimulus funds to use for projects such as renovating housing units, adding new appliances and improving energy efficiency.


The Columbus East girls basketball team lost its Final Four game against Lake Central 69-63, but the Olympians’ Allison Lee was winner of the 1994 Mental Attitude Award, given each year to a senior who excels in mental attitude, scholarship, leadership and athletic ability.


According to the Indiana Employment Security Division, employment in local business and industries increased during the winter months with 100 workers added to payrolls during December and January.