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Sentinel reporter Joseph Cress offers a daily digital glimpse back in Cumberland County history with help from our Newspapers.com archives:

25 Years Ago

President Bill Clinton presented the Medal of Honor to Stephanie Shughart, the widow of Sgt. 1st Class Randall D. Shughart, who grew up in Newville and graduated from Big Spring High School in 1976. Shughart, 35, was killed in action on Oct. 3, 1993, in Mogadishu, Somalia while trying to save the lives of a downed helicopter crew.

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Education/History Reporter

History and education reporter for The Sentinel.