Front Page Sunday: MCP, April 12, 1972: Tornado Rips Mason County.

October 2, 2022

Front Page Sunday: MCP, April 12, 1972: Tornado Rips Mason County.

Front Page Sunday is presented by the Mason County Historical Society in partnership with Mason County Press. During this series we will bring to you select front pages of the Mason County Press when it was a weekly newspaper, from 1938 to 1976 and then 1986-1987.

In the evening of Wednesday, April 12, 1972, a tornado ripped through Riverton Township and parts of Eden Township. The Mason County Press, a weekly newspaper, published its weekly edition, almost a week later, with details of the storm and the stories of those it impacted.

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