15 years old

Just over half of the $486,000 Logansport City Council had to take out of next year’s budget was realized this week.

Logan’s Landing recognized Kathy Dingo as Volunteer of the Year. Shae Young, executive director, credited Dingo with spearheading the Cole Park project, in addition to many other volunteer services.

Fourteen local food establishments participated in the second annual Taste of Cass County.

The Cass County Community Foundation sponsored a free concert at Rea Park at the Royal Center.

Juan Uribe hit his third career Grand Slam as the Chicago White Sox beat Detroit 7-4.

25 years

A national UPS strike affected about 6,000 workers in Indiana. Many Logansport companies have been forced to choose alternate shippers.

Logansport City Council heard from several citizens angry about tall weeds, trash, inconsiderate neighbors and dilapidated homes.

At the 4-H Fair, Bob Farrer’s 250-pound wheelbarrow sold for a record-breaking $20 a pound, bringing in a jaw-dropping total of $5,000 for the pig.

Frontier High School athletic director and coach Keith Richie has been selected for the position of head basketball coach at Logansport High School.

Kristen Lowry, a former 6-2 center for Lady Berries of Logansport, helped her AAU basketball team win the national championship title.

After 34 years with the Logansport High School baseball team, including the last six as head coach, Coach Butch Jones has announced his resignation.

50 years

The demand for gasoline has caused prices to rise and could potentially cause a gasoline shortage by the end of the summer, according to Assistant Secretary of the Interior Hollis M. Dole.

Airports have started using X-rays from the Norelco Saferay detection system to check baggage to prevent hijackings.

The pilots of an Air Force Reserve A-37 “Dragonfly” fighter-bomber escaped injury when their plane crashed on landing at Grissom Air Force Base.

Mary Cotner was named a Democratic member of the Cass County Board of Elections.

District Attorney Fred Bowyer asked the county for $8,000 to add an investigator to the staff.

B&F Family Shoes opened in the Logansport Mall.

In qualifying, Donny Jones of Miami, Calif., was determined to be the man to beat at the Modified Midget Racing Open at Lake Cicott.

At Dykeman Golf Course, Rick Corso and Francis Perrone emerged victorious in a two-man best-ball event with a ten-under par score.

100 years

One of three stations to be established along the course of the Wabash River would be erected at or near Logansport by the Engineering Division of the State Department of Conservation.

The buildings on Pearl and Fifth Streets, north of Wall Street, would be razed to allow for the construction of a two-story building by AL Jones.

Well-known ice man Christopher Jeanerette, whose icehouse stood near Riverside Park for many years, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He was 82 years old.

A heated game was expected at Riverside Park between the American Legion and Knights of Columbus baseball teams, with Pettit on the mound for the Legion.