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Steer Escapes from Sale Barn

Herald of Feb. 28, 2013

A beef steer escaped from the Martinsburg sale barn and made its way to a runway at the Blair County Airport. Martinsburg Fire Chief Randy Acker and Police Chief Kerry Hoover tried to corner the animal at the airport, but it escaped and made its way northward through Martinsburg to Piney Creek Road. The animal could not be captured and was eventually euthanized for safety.

The Spring Cove School Board approved a new five year contract for transportation services with E&D Bussing Inc. The contract only covered 12 routes, and the other routes were still open for bids. Fou...


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