Looking Back, Nov. 19, 2023

Children at Children, Inc., a local day care center which received funds from Bartholomew County United Way, gathered around the agency’s poster for this photo in 1973. Holding the poster are Eric Ware, 3, right, and J.D. Warner, 3. Standing at right is Teresa Sturgil, 4, and seated in back are Faith Ann Harden, 4, left, and Zerric Barnett, 3.

From The Republic archives

Nov. 19


Nearly 600 Duke Energy electrical customers in Bartholomew County were still without power roughly 24 hours after high winds and rain swept through the area.


Coupons for 411 turkeys were donated to Love Chapel food panty by employees of Cummins Plant 1 and Fuel Systems Plant.


City officials reacted to President Nixon’s speech about the fuel crisis by lowering thermostats at city hall to 65 degrees and cutting use of lights at night.