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July 16, 1980
Mayor Frank Radford, Gene Hester, and Elvin Young at one of two fire calls that morning to Sumner Lane. The fire department put it out, but a few hours later it was burning again. The second time they concentrated on protecting neighboring houses. A few days earlier the house two doors from this one burned down.
Others that week: Activity at TPS, an Osage orange, City Hall, Courthouse, and Wesley Crowe (without his mustache) presented award to Alphonso Pierce for evidence leading to a shoplifting arrest. It happened at Bill's Dollar Store, so Manager Ruth Ann Cullens was pictured, too.
William A. Ricks
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