75 Years Ago
Shotgun Injures Student
December 2, 2021
Herald of Dec. 5, 1946
A Morrisons Cove High School student was seriously injured when a shotgun being unloaded by a fellow student accidentally discharged. Richard Wetzel, 16, son of Mr. and Mrs. George Weitzel of Fredericksburg, was shot through both legs. A pumpkin ball penetrated the flesh of the right calf and shattered the bone of the left leg below the knee. The youth was a member of a hunting party searching for deer in the Barrens.
A fire broke out near Woodbury in the washhouse at the Clyde Sell home, located along the road from Woodbury to Ravers Gap. By the time firemen arrived...