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Bedford Gazette (Newspaper) - June 8, 2015, Bedford, Pennsylvania Vietnam veterans salutes Anguille coaches in Bedford a Page 9sports, pm. 8american Pharoah runs into history gardeners honoured Page 15 Bedford Gazette Bedford a. Published continuously since 1805. One of America s oldest . 210 no. 217 june 8, 2015 monday Kathleen Rizer of Hyndman talks with classic car owner Royce of Baker of mount Savage ., above left saturday during the Hyndman Londonderry Lions clubs 35th annual car show at the Hope for Hyndman charter school. Of Baker Aid he bought the car in pieces and had to put it All together run it and then take it apart and reassemble it again before painting it. A it turned out better than i imagined a he said adding it took two years. Above right visitors Marsha Rice of Cumberland Maryland Mary to Kotwas of Ellicott City Maryland and Brian Conrad of Georgia Check out a 1957 Chevy Bel air owned by Charles Maxwell of Linier. At left Kotwas photographs one of the classic and antique cars at the show. Gazette photos Elizabeth Coyle the deadline is approaching to submit information and photos for the Bedford gazettes Vietnam veterans Salute. Information and photos will published a hardbound Book that will be published later this year. The fill out a form visit the website and look for the a Vietnam veterans Salute Tab. Forms also Are available in the print edition of the Gazette or by visiting the office 424 West Penn Street Bedford. Completed forms can be emailed to , sent by mail to the Bedford Gazette 424 West Penn st., Bedford a. 15522 or faxed to 814-623-1151. The deadline for submissions is june 19. Anyone with questions May Call 623-1151, ext. 105. Sunset walk and run set for Friday. The event to in Merit the friends of Shawnee state Park will be held june 12 at Pavilion 2 at the state Park. Registration opens at 6 30 ., and the family walk begins at 7 ., followed by the run and walk at 8 Cost is $20 per person children participate free. Participants can enjoy a recreational walk or run while watching the Sam set Over Shawnee Lake. Strollers and pets Are welcomed. Sponsorships of $100 each Are available. For More information Call 733-4218 or email friends Shaw . A portion of the proceeds will support this years fireworks display slated for july 3. Deaths. Obituaries on Page 7 Beck Kevan A Hack a 57, of Reynolds Dale Road new pans died on saturday june 6, 2015, at Home. Arrangements by Akers funeral Home Everett. Obituary in tuesdays Gazette. Calhoun James Audell 78, of Everett. Hinish Kenneth Paul sr., 59, of Mountain Chapel Road Breezewood died saturday june 6, 2015, at a pm Bedford memorial Hospital. Arrangements by Akers funeral Home Everett. Obituary in tuesdays Gazette. Mcconahy George l., 64, of Everett died on sunday june 7, 2015, at a pm Bedford memorial Hospital. Obituary in tuesdays Gazette. Arrangements by Akers funeral Home Everett. Mearkle Pauline v., 92, of Clearville died on sunday june 7,2015. Obituary in later edition. Arrangements by Akers funeral Home Everett Rose Deborah m., 65, of Bedford. Wilfong teeny we a 68, of Colerain township. O ,i89430ii60010i 3 look at those shining beauties Hylo Lions Host show insurers ask regulators for big rate increases by Marc Levy a Finci Afan mrp Fia Harrisburg a. Apr a National upswing of health insurance rates is coming to Pennsylvania and that could mean bigger than expected Cost increases next year for at least a couple Hundred thousand pennsylvanians who bought insurance in the marketplace created by the 2010 Federal health care Law. Last weeks deadline to file paperwork with the state department of insurance showed that some insurers Selling plans on the marketplace want rate increases of almost to percent a or Well above that a in one or More of their plans. At one end of the spectrum is an individual health plan offered by a subsidiary of Milwaukee based ass rant health that is seeking an average 61 percent rate increase. About 3,300 people Are covered by it now according to the company a filing. At the other end is a group of plans for both individuals and Small groups offered primarily by Harrisburg based capital Blue Cross. Rates in those plans would remain basically unchanged according to company filings the department of insurance emphasized that it must approve any rate increase that nothing is final. A a key thing we want to stress is these Are proposed rates Only so they May not be what the rates Are come the fall a said department spokesman Ron Ruman. A we have the authority to review them and we Are going to do that very carefully and our top priority is consumer Impact. That a important for folks to a continued on Page 3 abortions decline in nearly All states by David Crary a National writer abortions have declined in states where new Laws make it harder to have them a but they be also waned in states where abortion rights due protected an associated press Survey finds. Nearly everywhere in red states and Blue abortions Are Down since 2010. Explanations vary. Abortion nights advocates attribute it to expanded Access to effective contraceptives and a drop in Unin tended pregnancies. Some fixes of abortion say there has been a shift in societal attitudes with More women choosing to carry their pregnancies to term several of the states that have been most aggressive in pass ing anti abortion Laws a including Indiana Missouri Ohio and Oklahoma a have seen their abortion numbers drop by More than 15 percent since 2010. But More Liberal states such As new York Washington and Oregon also had declines of that magnitude even As they maintained unrestricted Access to abortion a continued on Page 3 Sisters remember Man killed in War editors note the Bedford Gazette will feature some of the veterans who will be part of the upcoming hardbound tax it a currently titled Quot Vietnam veterans Salute these stories will appear periodically through the remainder of 2015. By Elizabeth Coyle Gazette managing editor had he lived David Leon Barber probably would have owned a Fleet of tractor trailers and continued to develop his artistic talents according to his Sisters who watched their younger brother grow into a kind thoughtful gentleman. But like millions of Young americans in the 1960s and 1970s, Barton who grew up in Defiance answered the Call to service in the War in Vietnam a conflict that was raging when he was drafted april 17, 1968. Barton was killed in action about 20 months later when the helicopter in which he and his fellow troops were Riding was shot Down. He was 21. A the was so a taxi to and to parents a said Patricia Barton Mummer of Defiance who was thex years older than her baby brother. He worked in the family automotive garage helping his father William. A the always shared with whatever he of the wages he made in the shop a the gave half a an acknowledgement that his sister was working to help their Mother Mummert said. His other sister Emily Barton Duebner of Defiance recalled her brother As one who had a dry sense of humor. As a youth he Learned to love painting. His father even took some of the paintings to new York where they were sold. He also enjoyed his work in the garage where he helped with in Xiv work and other tasks. A the was great at anything with his hands a Duebner said a with the Ait with the in Fly work and that Type of Duebner said her younger brother a really went All out in anything he did i think when he went into the service he excelled in everything he Barton received a Sharpshooter and exx it badge with pistol and Rifle bars during his service along with other medals including a National decease service medal with a Bronze Star and a Vietnam service medal with a Bronze Star. According to the Dot in ments the family has he achieved the highest score in his noncommissioned officer training course at Camp in Alaska. A continued on Page 2 Central a real estate services Lac Christopher Bullington broker urn. 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