50 Years Ago
Nixon Gets a Landslide Victory
November 3, 2022
Herald of Nov. 9, 1972
Morrisons Cove joined the nation in giving President Richard M. Nixon a landslide victory in his bid for reelection. The Republican president carried the Republican stronghold of Morrisons Cove by a margin of three to one.
Less than one hour after the polls opened at the Central High School auditorium lobby on Election Day, the school received a telephone bomb threat. Voting continued while students were sent to the gymnasium until a search of the building was complete. No bomb was found.
Paul A. Miller of Martinsburg was named to the new, full-time position of Par...