75 Years Ago
Akes Sell Herald to B.M. Bice
April 1, 2021
Herald of March 28, 1946
Elmer C. Ake announced the retirement of him and his wife as publishers of the Herald and reported that as of April 1 the new owner and publisher would be Blair M. Bice. The Akes owned the Herald for 17 years. During most of that time Mrs. Ake was in charge of the newspaper while Mr. Ake worked at the Altoona Mirror, where he was city editor for 36 years.
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