25 years ago
Support for the $5 license plate fee is waning after the public hearing held yesterday. There is no guarantee the fee will be used to fix alleys and concrete streets, which has support sliding.
The Washington County Community Mental Health Board is asking local voters to approve a 0.88-mill levy to help expand or create programs needed now and in the future once new legislation goes into effect.
25 years ago
Childcare Associates and Professionals Network is sponsoring a Kid's Fair to emphasize the importance of early childhood care and to provide an afternoon of fun and learning for young children and their parents. The fair will be held April 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the YMCA.
The Mid-Ohio Valley Players will present the areas only performance of the Columbus Living Theater at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 17. The performance will feature 18 senior citizens, ages 65 to 95, from Columbus who will share excerpts from their lives. The program was made possible through a grant from Artsbridge.
100 years ago
Company B, O.N.G., the local company of the state militia, was relieved from duty today by Col. Harry Knox. The local authorities are now back in full control of the city.
Frank Erivine fell 40 feet while helping repair the B. & O. Railroad Bridge. He struck two planks which were sticking out from one of the piers and broke his jaw.