April 23, 2013 8:52 a.m.
Sixteen of the 28 members of the Troy Volunteer Ambulance crew pose after a training session for their new communications system at the ambulance barn Sunday afternoon. Pictured standing are Daniel Schurg, left Clinton Stone, Charles Simpson, Dennis Hedge, Ross Thatcher, Ben DeLeo, Jr., Don Dennison, Roger Brewer, Robert Swartz, Jack Templin, John Konzen and David "Buck" Smith. In the front are Grace Thatcher, Jo Chapel dispatcher Ida Templin and Trucy Thatcher. Members not pictured are Arthur Mautz, Marilyn McDouglall, Bill Brackett, Dee Savage, Jack Templin, Jr., LaVaur Scow, Jo Ann Kyriss, Frank Phillips, Johnnie Ledum, Dick McCallum and Bruce Davis, ambulance maintenance. Photo from the March 22, 1973, files of The Western News.