Looking Back – July 1

2014 Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Queen Emma Alexander hugs Kelcie Davie on June 30, 2014.

From The Republic archives


Columbus East High School graduate Emma Alexander was named the 2014 Bartholomew County 4-H Fair Queen. She won the judge’s favor and the crown over 16 other candidates during the pageant in Columbus North High School’s auditorium.


Members of the town council from Miyoshi, Japan, Columbus’ sister city, visited Columbus and Indianapolis. Their visit included tours of Cummins Engine Co., Diamet Corp. and the Columbus Visitors Center.


Seven Donner Swim Club members — Tina Richardson, Geoff Mann, Dave Phillips, Roland Tarry, Laura Lutes, Bill Stambaugh and Ken Fuhrman, achieved “A” cutoff times at the Indianapolis Swim Club’s “B” Invitational at Northeastway Park Pool. The meet was in preparation for the state age group championships later in the season.