Looking Back – Nov. 27

Mary Beth Starrett, left, wardrobe mistress as well a vocalist for the 1973 Madrigal Singers, adjusts the drape of the large sleeves on the medieval costume worn by Sally Darnell.

From The Republic archives


An increasing number of Columbus high school students were graduating with college credits because of stronger performances on Advanced Placement tests.


Wal-Mart employees were anticipating long lines at checkout as shoppers rushed to purchase a Furby, which the store planned to put out for sale.


Fire gutted Schiff’s shoe store and smoke damaged two adjacent clothing stores at Eastbrook Plaza shopping center.