Looking Back, Nov. 18, 2023

A bicyclist near Columbus North High School appeared to be pedaling under the rainbow that appeared after severe weather moved through the area in 2013.

From The Republic archives

Nov. 18


Straight-line winds tore through the county and surrounding areas, toppling trees, closing Interstate 65 and sending more than 600 people to emergency shelters opened at Taylorsville Elementary School, Columbus North and Hauser high schools and Southside Elementary School.


Moore’s Roofing near Clifford was destroyed by fire.


Warm weather threatened to stall the opening of Lincoln Center ice rink after sunny skies melted the first coat of ice put down.