50 Years Ago
New Sheriff’s Plans
December 26, 2019
Herald of Dec. 23, 1969
On Jan. 5 a Roaring Spring man will be sworn into office as the first Democrat sheriff of Blair County in nearly 50 years. Although it will be quite a change, the Republican inhabitants of the courthouse should survive the shock because George Replogle plans no radical departures.
In fact, the present first deputy sheriff, Republican Frank Stonebraker, will stay on in his present capacity. The appointment of Mr. Stonebraker comes as no surprise to political observers, but Sheriff-elect Replogle denies emphatically that the first deputy’s job was promised before the...