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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - July 29, 2005, Bedford, Pennsylvania Established 1812 192nd year 49 july uses 04772000 single copy 75 cents Bedford county fair opens at new time Queen crowned by Jennifer Stup Gazette staff writer Kaitlyn daughter of Scott poor and Judy deput Bowser of was crowned 2005 Bedford county fair Queen sunday evening during the sixth annual Queen Kyryla daughter of Ron and Chris Markle of Fisher was crowned As runner in so a smiling Deputy poor Ever since i heard about the Queen i wanted to do Deputy poor said she was a Little bit shocked to be crowned As the new seeing All these other girls they Are just As worthy of this she after Deputy poor was crowned by 2004 Bedford county fair Queen Cindi she presented a Short in which she said she was a Little nervous to be Mearkley i have some big shoes to Deputy poor she said her plans Are to Fol Low Mearkley Lead and to do my Best to get involved and be to she said of her role As fair Deputy poor was among nine local women vying for the during the contestants were required to deliver a Why visit the Bedford county fair was answered differently by each Deputy poor recollected the fair As one of her earliest childhood memories and Why not visit the Bedford county fair Katie Cuppett said the fair brings the entire Community together and encouraged participants to invite a Friend from out of the county to come and partake in its Kayla Smith said to come and make a while Tabitha Schetrompf said to come and support and family who Are involved in fair Angela Ritchey said to come and support Agri culture and the hard work that is at hand All Samantha rust said the fair offers something for everyone and it shows what there is in Bedford Jessica putt suggested a similar reason continued on Page 5 Kaitlyn second from was crowned As the 2005 Bedford county fair Queen she was joined from outgoing fair Queen Cindi 2005 Bedford county fair Queen runner up Kyryla Bulger and 2005 Pennsylvania state fair Queen Kristi Hooker of county Breaks ground for building commissioners Glenora Steve Howsare and Dick Rice break ground for the new by Robert Igoe Gazette staff writer just Over two weeks after giving the godhead for build ing a new courthouse com Bedford county officials added some ceremony to the project with a groundbreaking on Bedford county commissioners were joined by judge Daniel District attorney William Higgins and other officials and contributors to the million which will Consoli Date county services into one rather than in Sev eral and houses purchased by the county in the 1960s and we took everything very said commissioner Steve we wanted a building that could serve our county Well for Many years to a lot of thought and prayer went into the project and we want the usefulness of the courthouse to outlive All of the commissioners gave their official approval to begin the project on july 5 when they issued a notice to proceed for the projects con Dobson and Foreman Cullen construction John Hall Darr construction and Church and Murdock electric the project is scheduled to take 20 we believe in Bedford county and a positive and prosperous said commissioner Dick what we Are doing today will not Only Benefit this generation and the but future generations to judge Howsare discussed the history of the court which was built in the Early 19th Century and buttressed with the Purchase of several nearby buildings which House such county offices As children and Pfouth the District attorney and the Bedford county Howsare said that what was a Good idea at the time is no longer Pratti while buying these build Ings was the logical thing to do at the it has proven to have its he with real estate ownership comes expenses and responsibility of Upkeep and As we see by some of the that Hast been totally the funding for the project will come through Bond Rev Enue and the county Hopes to sell off some of the buildings it will no longer need to raise additional funds for the besides Howsare says that Many of the build including the court Are not in compliance with the americans with disabilities act and do not allow handicapped persons total and equal Access to county he also says that the new Complex will offer increased if we delayed this project any the costs associated with it would continue to escalate adding even greater tax Burden in the said commissioner Glenora it is not a question of whether this project was it was simple a matter of phone poll targets Shuster on caftan by Robert Igoe Gazette staff writer a Telephone Survey is target ing Bill Shuster for his views on Trade but who is conducting the sur vey and Why remains the phone surveys ask the person to use their Telephone Keypad to offer their responses to questions about the Central american free Trade which would create a duty free Trade compact Between Busi Nesses in the United states and Central the agreement would be similar to the North american free Trade agreement which eliminated Many duties and tariffs Between the United Canada and try Shusters press said that any ninth District voter who receives such a Call should know that it is not endorsed or supported by they were not sanctioned or at All affiliated with con Gressman he though no sponsor organizations was named on the Mazzola suspects that the lib eral political action group one of the most Active opponents of president Bush reelection in could be the group backing the this is something that would take a lot of Money to he raised millions of dollars from Liberal supporters during the election Campaign and there certainly opposed to z was contacted by the Gazette on Friday for but declined to continued on Page 8 Braddock loses again at 250th War reenactment by Jennifer Stup Gazette staff writer French soldiers and Indian warriors enjoyed Victory Satur after they routed the British during the French and Indian War Battle reenactment held at old Bedford Village to commemorate the 250th anniversary of Bra docks almost 700 Reen actors took and the spectators who attended saturday broke the Public attendance according to Roger executive director of old bed Ford i think this is the largest French and Indian War reenactment this he Carol Musselman of Bedford said Bra docks defeat was the first reenactment she has Ever she came out for the event to see her Scott fight proudly for the British i enjoyed she it was my first my grandson came Down from new York he was in catching up with Wehrung later in the he said he participates regularly in Battle primarily the French and Indian and revolutionary formerly of now lives in Cen trial new York where he is based through the United states air Battle reenactments Are a Hobby he he Ive always had a love of his and i had the Opportunity to get Wehrung Ive been doing this now for about 10 we rungs role on the Battle Field is As a he said his Job is to relay to prepare for he said the soldiers get together and perform Liere Are commanding offi cers for each company each responsible for he another responsibility of the commanding officers is to research what has been done the redcoats head into the Woods on their Way to defeat at the hands of the French and indians Ford Village on at old bed in historical Battles to bring reality to the Wehrung Julie Roberts of Morgantown attended Bra docks defeat with her Lorenzo Mack of six mile and two and it was really really Roberts said of her first experience in watching a i Homeschool my and we came out to see it for part of our Lance a reenact or for the French has been involved in reenactments for 23 but saturdays Battle was one of the f unrest weve Ever he Wilson said most of the frenchmen shot 60 shots Dur ing the including offi who were Busy calling out due to the Many shots that were he said several of the soldiers ended up put Ting on leather gloves because the wooden stocks were getting too hot to it was a very smooth Reen he adding that he fights for the French because he likes to play the role of the Reen actors came from All Over As Well As out of state to participate in Bra docks some were from North Carolina and even a group of British reenact tors from said they travelled about 24 hours by car to attend the they left around 5 thurs Day and arrived sometime on they said they had heard about historical Bedford county and were interested to see one said he came to Bedford to but Only because he was fighting for the unfortunate British who were overwhelmingly Defeated by the French and the Battle was followed by an evening lecture by Stephen Brumwell of Amster the

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