Olympic games are times of International celebration. In 1996, Jasper County Indiana got to share a little bit of that spirit as the torch relay passed through DeMotte, Rensselaer and Remington, on its way to the opening of the Atlanta games that July 19.
The Rensselaer Central High School 1971 boys varsity basketball team is pictured to the right. In the front row are Bill Williams, George Groom, Randy Fenwick, Mike Edmonds, Bob Linback, Tony DeWees, Brad Bailey and Bob Tubbs, and behind them are Coach Davisson, Bill Bruce, Jeff Baer, Mike Roberts, Coach Day, Doug Meyer, Bill Webb, Mark Malone, Coach Brandenburg. Photo provided. Rensselaer Republican 2/21/05