Putting cows on the front page since 1885.

10 Years Ago

Store Celebrates Anniversary

Herald of July 25, 2013

The Roaring Spring Department Store: True Value celebrated its 150th anniversary. The store opened in 1863 under the name D.M. Bare & Co. as a company store. A.D. Mingle became manager in 1915, and the store has been owned by the Mingle family since 1941. The store is a rarity because it is independently owned and operated, allowing management to keep the store’s stock relevant to local needs.

Wilbert L. “Will” Ketner died at the age of 91 in Harrisburg. Mr. Ketner was a native of Roaring Spring, and was well known in the area for his work at local radio st...


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