50 Years Ago
Reward for Information
January 26, 2023
Herald of Feb. 1, 1973
Two insurance companies pledged $2,000 as a reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for fires that destroyed a church, a house and two barns in the Blue Knob area. Destroyed were the Mt. Moriah United Methodist Church on Route 164 at Blue Knob; an unoccupied house owned by Woodrow Dodson of Claysburg RD, and located a quarter mile from the church; a barn owned by Eugene Malone in the Poplar Run area; and a barn owned by Mrs Naomi Sipes on Puzzletown Road near Newry.
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