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 High School Class of 1955 have shared many memories at class reunions over the years, including the year it held a reunion in 1970. Class members who participated in this reunion included (front row, L to R) Frances Phegley, Sandra Martin, Darla Jones, Phyllis Miller, Nancy Yeoman, Geri Chapman, Marilyn Steinke, Virginia Kerns and Pat Moore. (Back row, L to R) Gary Mau, Trd Knorr, Charles Tullis, Dale DeWees, Ron Paulus, Jim Hopkins, Vaughn Wood, Dick Phegley and Rich Potts. Photo provided. Rensselaer Republican 2/21/00