Looking Back, Nov. 12, 2023

Second-grader Cameron Naylor, 7, along with several of his classmates at Columbus Signature Academy-Lincoln, was allowed to wear his “Duck Dynasty” Halloween costume to school after donating $1 to the United Way of Bartholomew County’s annual fall fund drive in 2013.

From The Republic archives

Nov. 12


Columbus Police reported more than 25 sheds and detached garages had been burglarized over the previous six weeks in areas near downtown, mostly during the daytime.


Columbus Cinema was among a few select theaters nationwide to show the restored and enhanced version of the MGM 1939 classic “The Wizard of Oz.”


Young students moved their books and supplies from State Street Elementary School into the new Fodrea Community School at Illinois Avenue and Brooks Street.