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Eagle Scout Honored By Baxter Springs Historical Society

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    The Baxter Springs Historical Society's Park Day was more than a cleanup...honoring an Eagle Scout for his hard work at the Fort Blair Historical Site.

    Vance Asquith was presented with a plaque for building a sidewalk path and entry columns to welcome visitors to the park.
    The presentation was at  a park day event - which gets area volunteers together to help clean up the Fort Blair site and perform minor maintenance.
    Asquith says the reason he wanted to help - his passion for his hometown.

Vance Asquith, Eagle Scout: "I love the community, it's a great town, I wouldn't want to live anywhere else, so, I'm glad I could do something nice to help out."
    Asquith says it took him with help from volunteers and even his dad several weeks to complete.

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