75 Years Ago

$15,000 Loss Prevented

 


Herald of July 25, 1946

Speedy action by a threshing crew and prompt response by the Martinsburg Fire Company prevented a possible loss of more than $25,000 when flames enveloped a straw stack beside one of the largest barns in North Woodbury Township owned by Elwood C. Imler near Henrietta.

Two hard storms passed over the central Cove bringing heavy rain. A lightning bolt hit the corner of the garage at the Oren Whetstone home in Martinsburg.

The largest plane to be used for sight-seeing trips since the airport was built at Martinsburg arrived for flights for five days.

John C. Liebegott,...



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