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Bedford County Inquirer (Newspaper) - May 22, 1987, Bedford, Pennsylvania
Of Fard combined fhe Ever eff Republican established i81i 174th y6ar 40 May 1987 0477 2000 single copy 35 cents Clapper win nominations republicans chose Dick Rice and Kim newcomers to county political As their nominees for Bedford county commissioners on and the democratic picked incumbents Joe Clapper and Gary with a six Way split of Rice led with or in the followed by Coon with according to unofficial election night behind them were Ben Jay Michael and Elden for the Ebersole garnered or with Clapper getting and John Farkash the three Way race for Republican nominee for sheriff went to former chief Deputy sheriff Jim Wright by a margin of votes Over his nearest Henry who had Jim Davis finished with the closest race was Between Glenora Faupel and Joe ferry for democratic nominee for prothonotary clerk of the final six precincts counted decided the race in favor of votes to for Faupel May be the first woman to win a primary for a county office in Bedford coun commissioners offer comments on the Republican David Clapper snatched away the prothonotary nomination from Kenneth who was appointed to the Row office vacancy and confirmed by the Senate for a partial term less than a month Clapper had votes to ways the three Way race for the two county auditors nominations on the Republican Side went to incumbent Colleen and Ada Lorie Ann Speicher finished with one interesting supervisors race in Bedford township was won by former supervisor Howard who tallied 414 votes to Harry Karns Reppert also won the write in on the democratic where a write in Campaign was staged by Mary Louise Reppert won with 64 writ Eins to Briens tentative results in the Chestnut Ridge school District primary con test mean that there will be two con tests in the november in area Richard Emerick won on Page 8 the voters might not have Stream get wet feet and probably catch was assembled outside the Bedford de to the polls but the poll a cold if not a voter for their favorite Borough West Glenora workers were willing to stand in the this Umbrell aed group Faupel David Clapper by Terry Kanari staff writer Republican and democratic win ners in tuesdays primary election expressed deep satisfaction Over the and Are already looking ahead to the november Dick who placed first on the Republican attributed his win to the Many people who helped him during his he also praised the Republican party for its sup they deserve the he Rice also attributed his Victory to his conservative thinking on major the Republican party is a very conservative he in a very conservative name recognition also played a major the new Enterprise Farmer explaining his name recognition helped him during the primary when people know he Trust looking Rice intends to work with the party and with other Republican candidates to insure a gop Victory in All offices after the fall he will continue to stress his conservative and will also emphasize the need for cooperation Between All county of i appreciate every vote that was Given to Rice it makes you very Rice said Hes looking Forward to running with Kim who placed on the Republican com on Page 8 fatal Accident charges held for county court by Sharyn Maust associate editor Everett charges filed after a March 14 fatal Accident in Londonderry township were bound Over for county court after a hearing that took most of two Days of District Justice Marion Morgret ruled that enough evidence had been presented for further prosecution of Willard of he was charged with two counts of vehicular two counts of vehicular homicide while driving under the influence of one count of drunk driving and one sum Mary offence of his car crossing the Center of the Snake Spring puts limit on Road one country Road in Snake Spring township will soon be off limits to no local truck the township supervisors approved an ordinance prohibiting vehicles of More Ujjin hons from Juliet Lane in the Southeastern portion of the the Road is Good for what its chairman Dawayne Diehl but its not meant for Tri axles and exceptions to the 10ton limit in clude school emergency vehicles and local deliveries or pick this wont keep out Farmers or local the supervisors add the action was prompted by the use of the twisting farm Road As a Detour around a Bridge Over the Turnpike near Buttzville the Bridge is closed for Juliet Lane connects two township on opposite sides of the South of the since the closing of the Bridge Cut off the main Access to the Quarry at trucks have been using Juliet were not worried about new continued on Page 8 Faulkner was the Driver of a car that collided with an Auto driven by Gary of on route 96 on half mile North of the Maryland leap was killed in the having suffered inter Nal nine Montgold Troy leap died the following the Tod Dler suffered head injuries in the Accident he had been Riding in a child restraint device in the left rear two other leaps and another were on the right Side of the car and suffered minor the preliminary hearing began monday and was continued until Friday afternoon because of the Large amount of technical testimony and Cross examination of state police witnesses regarding How the Acci Dent took leap testified that she was looking out her Side window toward a cousins House when the Accident she recalled the her car spinning in a Circle and com ing to a sudden Stop in the the car was turned 180 coming to a Stop leaning into a ditch on the West according to testimony from Joseph said at the Hospital that night that he thought the leap car was on his Side of the Road when the Impact occur the crash happened on a sweeping for the southbound leap the curve would have been to the Faulkner was northbound on the curve to his after his car crossed to the West berm and nosed into the ditch against a state police set out to prove in their testimony that Faulkner car was across the Center when the Acci Dent occurred and that it would not have been possible for the two cars to collide and react As they did if leap had been on the wrong Side of the an essential part of that investigation was a Horseshoe shaped scrape in the Road which was not noticed until the Day after the the Accident happened about on a saturday when the Road Way was the scrape is about the Only evidence of where Impact according to the leap car also left a smudge of paint on a Utility pole after the and the Faulkner Auto Tore up grass before hitting the the Horseshoe according to Richard was in the Center of the with the ends of the scrape pointing one end of the which Douthit determined was the Start of was 5vfe feet in to the southbound an examination of the cars show steel beams flew above the Bedford Fairgrounds the new exhibition Hall is under Page de that the Faulkner Auto hit the leap Auto at an Angle at the left Douthit said the damage showed the thrust of the Impact car ried the Faulkner car into the leap reaching the Drivers Compart leaps steering wheel and dashboard were pushed to his the had it would have passed behind the Center of the he but because of the the leap car began to spin to its right within a split second of the and As the Faulkner car continued it took the skin off the Drivers figuring into the physics of the Accident was the fact that Faulkner on Page 8 tax hike triggers debate by David oilman staff writer the opening shots in a possible tax revolt were fired thursday night at the Everett area school boards Agenda setting the normally reticent George Clingerman announced that he will not vote for the proposed 10mill tax in crease at next weeks regular his statement sparked a and sometimes debate Over the funding of the Everett someone has got to take a Clingerman this has to Stop its not that we dont need he recognizing the harsh realities of school District but next years tax in crease is just paying for salary in creases and we need to balance the but in taking a stand against tax he lets Stop and take a look at where were we have teacher contract negotiations in another on 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