50 years ago

JUNE 15, 1972

• Three children missing from their homes since 9 a.m. on Sunday were found unharmed late Sunday afternoon in Bacova, according to the Bath County Sheriff’s Department. The children, aged 8-12, were reported missing at noon after they disappeared while playing at their home at 9 a.m. According to the sheriff’s department, the children wandered into the mountain, crossed it, and came out on the other side at Dunn’s Gap. Members of the Hot Springs Rescue Squad, state police and game wardens partic...

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