70 years ago
august 25, 1949
US-77, through the cooperation of the state highway department, will be closed at the Country Club hill for a couple of hours August 28 to provide a suitable course for a Soap Box Derby. Traffic will be routed south one mile around the municipal airport.
The congregation of the Youngtown church gathered August 14 to lay the cornerstone of the structure they are building. Sealed and cemented into the stone are interesting and historical documents pertaining to the church and community.
Construction has started on extensive improvements at Paul Seifert Motor Company. A modern block building is being built across the alley and will house washing and greasing racks. It adjoins the Quonset-type building that is the separate body, fender and paint shop of the firm.
The Midget ball team sponsored by Case and Son Insurance and coached by Rosse and Junior Case is winner of this year’s championship.
Team members are Jack Lais, Laurence Griggs, John Shull, Harold Shields, Leon Lais, Bill Meredith, Charles Muse, Paul Roberts, John Minear, John Childs, Edward Davies, and Larry Fisher.
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