Looking Back – April 7

At left, Christopher Anderson of Hope Elementary School demonstrates his science project in front of Julie Swegman’s third-grade class on April 7, 1999. Anderson used baking soda, vinegar and food coloring to simulate an erupting volcano.

From The Republic archives


Central Middle School eighth-grader Lizzy Frazier’s essay was selected by Indiana Auditor Suzanne Crouch as the eighth-grade winner of the first Hoosier Heroines Essay Contest. The contest was a celebration of Women’s History Month, where students in grades six to nine were invited to write essays about their heroines.


Columbus Regional Hospital Foundation allocated more than $85,000 to fund a variety of community and hospital health-related programs, including nearly $50,000 to Healthy Communities Initiatives Action Teams.


A craft program, which included needlepoint and glasswork, was presented by representatives of the Bartholomew County Historical Society at the April Magazine Club meeting.