Looking Back – May 20

Members of the senior high United Methodist Youth Fellowship at Asbury United Methodist Church dip homemade ice cream for customers on May 20, 1974, during an ice cream social at the church.

From The Republic archives


Columbus North boys golf claimed the Conference Indiana Tournament championship at Bloomington Country Club after finishing in a 309-309 deadlock with Bloomington South. Each team’s No. 5 player’s score was used to determine the winner, which was 82 for Columbus and 83 for Bloomington South.


Veteran musicians Larry McWilliams and Tom Walsh brought their talent to Columbus for the Columbus Jazz Festival, sponsored by The Republic. McWilliams played the trumpet and Walsh played the saxophone.


Max Bode was presented the Christian Attitude and Sportsmanship award and was named the boys softball Most Valuable Player during the annual Jonesville-White Creek Lutheran School athletic banquet. Other MVP awards went to Teresa Voss in girls basketball and softball, Joyce Manley in girls volleyball, and Bryan Kiel and Kevin Voss in boys basketball.