Kephart to Recognize Local War Hero
WHAT:    The Mill Street Bridge which crosses Clearfield Creek on the Coalport Borough/Beccaria Township line in Clearfield County will be renamed the TSGT Richard L. Beers Memorial Bridge during a ceremony hosted by state Rep. Dallas Clearfield (R-Clearfield/Cambria). 

TSGT Beers, a 1941 graduate of Beccaria Township High School, was killed in action during World War Two on Nov. 9, 1942, while a member of the Army Air Corps.

WHO:    Representatives of the Beers family will be in attendance.

TOMORROW (Friday, May 5), 1 p.m.

Beechwood Park, Union Street, Coalport

Media contact:    Scott Little, 717.260.6137,