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75 Years Ago

RS May Queen Crowned

Herald of May 22, 1947

Doris Aungst was crowned Roaring Spring May Queen during a program at Spring Dam Park. A processional by the high school band opened the program and Fred Myers, president of the student council, crowned the queen in front of 2,000 spectators.

Dr. Calvert N. Ellis, president of Juniata College, gave the commencement speech for members of the Woodbury graduating class.

Hersberger Garage was participating in a contest to find the oldest licensed Chevrolet truck still in service in the United States. Owners of an early-model Chevrolet truck that was still in use could pick up an entry form at the Garage. Chevrolet would present the winner with any standard model “Advance-Design” truck of choice.

Blair County Commissioners Herbert S. Bolger, Milton S. Emeigh and Forrest L. Bartholomew signed a contract to authorize a study on enlarging the Blair County Airport at Martinsburg. The state was paying $1,250 to cover half of the survey cost.


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