Look back, Nov. 21, 2020

East Broadway in Logansport was a two-way street until the 1950s. This photo, taken in 1938, shows E. Broadway at Sixth Street, decorated for the holidays.

Debate continued about maintaining a U.S. Iraqi presence in Iraq, options ranged from adding more troops to withdrawing all by 2007.

The zoning board approved three businesses on Logansport’s west side making the issue of commercial status a necessary topic in future plans for West Market Street.

Police officers will be looking for unbuckled motorists and passengers.

Larry Lowry was named the hew Cass County Veterans Service Officer by the Cass County Commissioners.

Paul Hartman, who has headed the Logansport Municipal Utilities Water and Waste Water Departments, will succeed Klaus Hemberger.

Cass County Commissioners approved a plan presented by Alan McCloskey of Consolidated Union incorporating health risk appraisals for county employees, reducing rates for participating employees.

Kory Rombold scored a game-high 17 points leading Logansport’s basketball team to victory over Peru.

United States-Chinese relations are “back to normal” after a summer of strife Chinese President Jiang Zemin said after talks with Vice President Al Gore.

The opening of the VanCamp grocery store at 2525 E. Market is being delayed by litigation.

Local couple Harold and Judy Hizer will appear on the Oprah Winfrey TV show.

Shelby Kraud, daughter of Jerald and Ann Miller, and Jennifer Sullivan, daughter of Dale and Jayne Sullivan were both inducted into the Honor Society at Ball State University.

Purdue was “victimized”, 23-8, by Cinderella team Northwestern. As anticipated, Ohio State steamrolled Indiana behind Heisman hopeful Eddie George’s 130 yard, two touchdown performance.

South Vietnamese Vice President Nguyen Cao Ky said today the United States’ role in his country “will be over very soon”.

The My Lai murder trial opened. Lt. William Calley Jr. is charged with the deaths of 102 Vietnamese civilians.

Paul Penman was electrocuted while trying to make repairs to a machine at the Royalon Plant at 600 Water Street.

The Hendricks Habilitation Center, 1416 Woodlawn Ave., has been renamed the “Woodlawn Center”.

A traffic light has been ordered for the congested intersection of Jefferson, 17th and Erie Avenue.

Logansport Police Chief Mike Long is hosting a three-day workshop on traffic safety.

The Salvation Army is planning a “Tree of Lights” celebration in Court Park

Northwestern kept its Rose Bowl hopes alive with a 21-7 Big Ten football conquest of Indiana.

LHS Terry Mills, 225-pound junior tackle, and Ken Rombold, senior lineman, were named Players of The Year by the Pharos Tribune. Coach Jim Hollibaugh made a presentation.

There is an egg shortage in Logansport. They are being retailed for 75 and 80 cents per dozen. Bakery prices have been reduced.

Ora Hunter, manager of the bicycle shop at 538 Broadway, is nursing a sprained knee from an accident which occurred at Sixth and Broadway.

The Knights of Columbus musical comedy “Springtime” will be staged for the first time at the Nelson Theater.

Logansport is unable to accommodate all of the traveling public that pass through the city. An investigation about the hotel situation in Logansport has been disclosed.

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